Senior Business Analyst – Information Technology


Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Oct 31, 2019
Profession Information Technology
Career Level(s) Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) Diploma, Bachelors
Job ID job-9667

Position Summary

Are you experienced with directing and leading the analysis of business processes and business requirements for projects?

Do you utilize business analysis tools and techniques as defined by industry standards and best practices?

If you are looking for an opportunity to join an organization that is committed to creating a healthy environment for its’ employees and providing a nice work/life balance, Alberta Blue Cross is the place to be!

At Alberta Blue Cross, we are committed to providing the best health coverage for our members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans.  We believe in what we do and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

We are looking for a senior business analyst to join our IT team!

What you’ll do:

  • Document and analyze complex cross-functional business processes
  • Lead or facilitate process optimization and re-engineering discussions.
  • Consult with clients to elicit, analyze, prioritize and document business and solution requirements in the form of business requirements documents, solution requirements documents and use cases at an advanced level.
  • Liaise with the technical staff to provide the business perspective during system analysis and design phases.
  • Work with project managers to plan the day to day management of the business analysis, design, development, and testing tasks.  Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules.
  • Participate in the test plan development process by working collaboratively to develop test cases, scenarios, and specifications that assess whether the system satisfies all of the business requirements.
  • Actively participate in project review meetings providing status updates to the business sponsor(s) and project manager(s).
  • Identify any potential schedule or project problems and provide solutions to alleviate any problems.
  • Support the development of the user training documentation for business users to ensure effective and efficient use of the new systems.
  • Coordinate the efforts of other business analysts in the organizations.
  • Mentor junior business analysts in the areas of requirement management, business analysis standards, tools and techniques

What you’ll have:

  • Completion of a system development diploma/degree from a technical institute or university is required.
  • A minimum of ten years of direct experience in the areas of business and process analysis
  • Strong facilitation skills that will be utilized in conducting user workshops to elicit and manage requirements.
  • Demonstrated strong proficiency in Business Process Modeling Notation 2.0 (BMPN 2.0) and Unified Modeling Language (UML), including but not limited to process models, activity diagrams, use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both the user community and technical teams.
  • Experience in drawing out requirements from the business teams and effectively communicate those requirements to the technical teams.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to recognize symptoms, diagnose causes and identify alternative solutions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Visio
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Decision-making ability and demonstrated leadership potential are essential.
  • Demonstrated coaching and mentoring abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to pay persistent attention to details, while maintaining an overall view of the situation and the big picture.
  • Ability to multitask and meet the challenges of a fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of/experience with Project Management and software development methodologies would be beneficial. 

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at

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