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Business Analyst

Treasury Board Secretariat
Central Agencies I&IT Cluster
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 12 months with possible extension)
Job Code:
17156 - Systems Officer 3
$1,174.21 - $1,478.67 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Here is a great opportunity to showcase both your analytical and technical knowledge and skills. The Central Agencies I&IT Cluster is looking for a motivated professional to join their team in the role of Business Analyst.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Business Analyst you will:
• provide assistance in identifying, analyzing and documenting business requirements to support application system development projects and
business initiatives
• provide assistance in the development and maintenance of business architecture artefacts to support application system development projects and business initiatives
• provide assistance in information management implementation and support

How do I qualify?

Business Requirements and Analysis

• you have knowledge of business requirements gathering, analysis and documentation to assist in application system development, business initiatives, and information management
• you have the ability to gather business requirements by conducting workshops and meetings, and reviewing documents
• you have the ability to analyze business requirements, and to support assessment of implications to projects for automation
• you have the ability to document business requirements and analysis results in the form of narratives and models, such as use cases and process models
• you have the ability to use automation tools such as Power Designer or Sparx Enterprise Architect, to document, analyze and maintain the models, and generate reports

Business Architecture

• you have knowledge of business architectures and artifacts
• you have knowledge of business modelling, process modelling and business rules specifications
• you have general knowledge of architecture principles, frameworks and practice
• you have general knowledge of information architecture, application architecture and technology architecture, and how they are related to business architecture
• you have the ability to use requirements as input to assist in the development and maintenance of artefacts for business architecture
• you have the ability to interpret requirements and designs that are documented in the form of UML
• you have the ability to interpret data requirements and designs in the form of entity-relationship models and data dictionaries
• you have the ability to support the cluster architecture governance process, including maintenance of governance issues logs and providing status update to architects and cluster governance management team

Information Management

• you have knowledge of information management principles, processes and practice
• you have the ability to assist in the development and implementation of information management processes including information acquisition, collection, retention and disposal, tool deployment, metadata cataloguing, format conversion, data access control, and authorization to assist in information management assessment process

Knowledge of application systems

• you have general knowledge of system development life cycle (SDLC), including planning, requirements, analysis, design, build, testing, implementation and post-implementation activities
• you have general knowledge of project management, including scopes, costs, schedules, quality, resources, stakeholder management, communications, risks, procurement and project integration
• you have general knowledge of IT service management, such as incident management, change management, configuration management, and operations management
• you have general knowledge of business processes in areas such as finance, human resources, supply chain management and case management

Knowledge of Information Technology

• you have general knowledge of information technologies such as servers, storage, networks, operating systems, database technologies, development tools and programming languages
• you have general knowledge of security technologies and techniques such as authentication, access control, encryption, firewalls, separation of duties, assurance levels, security zones and privacy protection

Other Essential Skills

• you are flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of roles in a team
• you are able to work independently, with minimal supervision, as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
• you are able to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure and tight deadlines

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Information Technology
Posted on:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 11, 2015 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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