Intermediate Business Analyst

Details

Openings 1
Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Jul 13, 2017
Profession Information Technology
Career Level(s) Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) Diploma, Bachelors
Job ID job-9128

Position Summary

FUNCTION: 

As the successful candidate, you will facilitate business application enhancements and potential new development to enhance your department's capacity to meet customer needs.  You will utilize your ability to understand business issues and needs with your system development life cycle expertise.  You will also be responsible for mentoring junior business analysts in the areas of requirements, documentation, testing strategies, modeling techniques, and standards and tools.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Document requirements using use case modeling concepts.
  • Ensure smooth and timely implementation of business application enhancements.
  • Liaise with technical staff to provide the business perspective during system analysis and design phases.
  • Develop, execute, and review test plans to ensure system accuracy and efficiency while attaining desired functionality.
  • Investigate problems and issues arising from the business and provide an explanation and possible recommendations to resolve these issues.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: 

  • A related technical degree or diploma, which focuses on systems development.
  • A minimum of five years related experience, preferably in providing user support and the business perspective to the development of a system and quality assurance testing and planning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to draw out requirements from the business area and effectively communicate those requirements to the Information Technology area.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to recognize symptoms, diagnose causes and identify alternative solutions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel and SQL.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Decision-making ability and demonstrated leadership potential is essential.
  •      Ability to meet the challenges of a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Working knowledge of/experience with Project Management principles and tools would be beneficial.

Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at www.ab.bluecross.ca


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