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Junior Business Analyst

Role: Jr Business Analyst
On behalf of our client in the banking sector, we are looking for Jr Business Analyst for 12 months contracting role. The main function of a Business Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications.
Jr Business Analyst Job Responsibilities:
• Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies
• Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers
• Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation
• Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities
• Supports one or more highly complex business processes
• Works on multiple projects as a project team member
• Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs
Jr Business Analyst Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred
• 1 – 2+ years’ experience required
• Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions
• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage
• Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines
• Ability to solve technical problems/processes and understand complex details
• Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions
• A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level
• Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions
Typical Day in the Role:
  • Must be able to work independently, within a large team, and take ownership of assigned responsibilities
  • Must be able to travel around GTA to different offices to work alongside different business lines
  • Will attend frequent meetings with various business lines – not stationary
  • Team is in constant communication with one another
Jr Business Analyst Must have skills:
  • Excellent communication skills – as noted, will be communicating with multiple lines of business and working with large project team to ensure deliverables are met
  • Must possess a basic understanding of current EDP practices, systems development techniques, requirements specification and testing methodologies, analytical and formal modelling tools
  • Must have a conceptual technical understanding to communicate with technical stakeholders
Jr Business Analyst Nice to Have skills:
  • Previous experience working with financial institution
Jr Business Analyst Duration:
12 months
Jr Business Analyst Location:
Toronto(west end)