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Senior Business Analyst
Ref No.: 20-05787
Location: Mississauga, ON
Job Title: Sr. Business Analyst
Location: Mississauga, ON
Pay Rate: Based on Experience
Contract: November 2020—May 2021 (with possibility of extension or direct hire)
 
This is an excellent opportunity to start a career with a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s largest biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Job Information:
  • Reason: Special Project
  • Department: Reg Dia. & Res MS
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Duties: Project Role
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with our partners in Genentech to understand and help shape the strategic and tactical approach to migrate data from current legacy systems to a cloud-based Spider system.
  • The successful candidate will plan, manage, lead, and oversee the end-to-end delivery of business requirements throughout the lifecycle of the project in alignment with the business and/or enterprise needs and strategies.
  • Gather, analyze, and document business requirements and develop detailed functional requirements.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to assure the good understanding of the needs of business in a changing scientific landscape.
  • Ensures 100% compliance to requirements management processes, discipline, and controls.
  • Acts as a resource for business partners to ensure deliverables meet business and end-user requirements.
 
Skills:
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a system analyst, analyzing business requirements and supporting software development projects
  • Demonstrated experience of different software development methodologies (i.e., Agile, Waterfall, etc.) and having experienced the end to end Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Elicit requirements using various techniques: interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, user stories and other BA deliverables.
  • Ability to identify and interview stakeholders to understand desired business outcomes and define success criteria and to analyze their user requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards for the development team.
  • Collaborative and client-focused approach in all areas of work, particularly when problem solving.
  • Ability to engage customer stakeholders to understand desired business outcomes and define success criteria
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to learn quickly and work on various engagements
  • Ability to identify and interview stakeholders and analyze their user requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards for the development team.
  • Demonstrated excellence in analysis, critical thinking, documentation, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with common collaboration tools such as Jira for managing software development activities.
  • Demonstrated success in working on cross-functional, complex projects
  • Excellent communication, advanced English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
  • Have a degree of flexibility in working hours.
  • Have experience with SQL and object-oriented databases
  • Familiarity with AWS cloud computing services
 
Nice to have skills:
  • Experience working in Pharma/ Medical/ biotech industries.
 
Education:
  • Bachelor/Master degree in one of the related fields (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematical Engineering, Information Systems) or equivalent work-related experience