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Senior Business Analyst (Data)

Référence D’emploi: CA_EN_6_919308_1341226

Posté sur 16 June 2020
Calgary, Alberta
Type de Contrat

Senior IT Business Analyst (Data)

Ideal Start: Immediate

Work Location: Calgary


We are looking for a Senior Business/Data Analyst to help lead the department in Business/Data Analysis. This role combines the skills of an experienced Business Analyst with those of an equally experienced Data Analyst.

The Business Analyst role involves a wide range of Business Analysis activities, including but not limited to, process mapping, requirements gathering, documentation, liaising with business stakeholders, testing activities, continuous review, and improvement of Business processes, working directly with project managers, solution architects and developers.

The Data Analyst role is responsible for gathering, analyzing, and understanding the meaning of data as well as the impact of data changes on systems. This role requires broad understanding of business processes and will assist in documenting data flows, creating data dictionaries, analyzing data inconsistencies, and creating business glossaries.

Combined, this role provides the capability to analyze, understand, interpret, and communicate what data represents. Then with the business analyst skills, these results are conveyed in both Business terms and IT terminologies.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with project managers, solutions architect and Business Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) by participating in process reviews and/or providing process-modeling services of current state and/or future state;
  • Participate in the establishment and continuous review and improvement of Business Analysis standards, procedures, and processes;
  • Preparing documents such as business process, data models, and high-level user documents;
  • Create and maintain data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, and business glossaries;
  • Interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports;
  • Develops data models for review and approval which meet the needs of the organization's information systems and business requirements;
  • Design reports and include tools that can help our customers easily digest the data, such as statistics, graphs, images and lists;
  • Develop, maintain, and enhance existing databases and reports;
  • Analyze customer requests and provide guidance and technical assistance on obtaining accurate information from our internal data warehouse;
  • Understand business process modeling notation and techniques, as well as process improvement methods and criteria;
  • Facilitation and liaison, bridging the gap between business & technical resources;
  • Identifying/analyzing opportunities for improving business and systems/data related processes, information and research needs, while ensuring data integrity and data security;
  • Interpret/translate customer's needs into functional and technical requirements;
  • Prepare requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations;
  • Define test conditions and conduct testing according to plan;


  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science, Commerce/Business Administration or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10+ years using Structure Query Language (SQL); 10+ years BA experience; 5+ years of Data Analysis experience in a delivery-focused Business Intelligence role;
  • Experience producing and reviewing system and feature level documentation for complex initiatives;
  • Experience with Business Process Management lifecycle and modeling techniques;
  • Ability to understand technical solution and process flow at a high level;
  • Strong client/user interaction skills to elicit requirements;
  • Proven strong communication skills - both written and oral - with technical and non-technical staff and with management;
  • Expertise in facilitation, negotiation, gaining consensus and managing conflict of diverse stakeholder groups;
  • Strong working knowledge of Jira and the Microsoft suite of applications is required;

    Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of Data Model and Architecture tools;
  • Business Analyst Certification (CBAP)
  • Previous experience with Informatica, AWS, SQL Server, Oracle, JIRA
  • Experience/Knowledge of Agile methodologies and supporting tools;
  • Experience in Microsoft Professional Office Suite, including Visio;
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