Systems Business Analyst (Senior) – Big Data

  • Contract
  • Toronto
  • Posted 1 week ago

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

Thank you for applying to VTRAC opportunities. Please e-mail your resume as a MS-WORD document in confidence Subject:  Systems Business Analyst (Senior) – Big Data position number: 8380 Attention or call: 416-3662600 Ext. 240

Position No.:                      8380

Title:                                    Systems Business Analyst (Senior) – Big Data

Type:                                  12 months Contract

No. of Positions:                1

Location:                             Toronto


  • The main function of a Business Systems Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications.
  • 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.
  • Ensure that Supplier Personnel deliver analysis of complex business/function information and provide recommendations/proposals.
  • Ensure the quality of the output of Supplier team.

Must Have Technical Skills:

  • 10+ years’ of overall working experience as a Business Systems Analyst.
  • Extensive experience working in an Enterprise Data Environment
  • Extensive experience with Big data, and Data Analytics
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements
  • Ability to understand how systems are related to each other to meet business requirements
  • Ability to understand how data is to be used for reporting
  • Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions.
  • Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage.
  • Meeting facilitation experience.
  • Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.
  • Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.
  • Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
  • 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.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions.
  • Business Intelligence Tools
  • Knowledge of Financial Reporting (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Trial Balance etc.)
  • Knowledge of Management Reporting (Planning, Forecasting etc.)
  • Mainframe (FSR/CPR) flows to ETL flows to Cubes
  • Microsoft Visio (for diagraming systems)
  • Ability to understand (to some degree) relational databases

Nice to Have:

  • SQL
  • Essbase to understand Cube functionality
  • Use Case skills

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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