Business Analyst / QA – Intermediate

Contract
Ottawa, Toronto
Posted 2 weeks ago

We have an excellent 6 months contract opportunity for an Intermediate Business Analyst/ QA in Toronto/Ottawa.
Work would be done remotely until the pandemic situation normalizes.

Must Have:
• Reliability level Federal Security clearance is mandatory
• 3-5 years of experience in a Business Analyst capacity – Experience in documenting Business requirements as user stories, and creating business flow diagrams (Required) IT background.
• 3-5 of QA experience (Required)
• Agile/ Scrum experience – Completely understands principles of agile development.
• Working knowledge of relevant development tools, e.g. JIRA, Confluence and HP ALM, SOAP-UI, Postman

If you are available, please send your resume to hiten.shah@2iresourcing.ca OR bakul.jain@2iresourcing.ca OR sujata.gaimar@2iresourcing.ca OR simmi.mittal@2iresourcing.ca OR deepti.gill@2iresourcing.ca OR refer someone interested.

Job Position: Business Analyst / QA – Intermediate
Duration: 6 months
Location: Remote – in general Meadowpine Blvd in Toronto – Open to Ott/Tor candidates
Start Date: Sept 20
Rate: Open to market rate

Role Summary
The role performs business analysis with business and technology partners to elicit, analyze, and define requirements into documentation and conceptual design using appropriate techniques and visual models from which solutions are developed. In addition, this role requires the ability to perform functional testing and related testing activities. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals at various levels. Works with the IT Partner, architects, analysts, business stakeholders, and external service providers to understand the underlying technologies and applications. This role is with the Purolator Your Way team.

Key Responsibilities
• Review, analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs.
• Document requirements, define scope and objectives to meet business goals.
• Understanding and documenting REST API configurations and specifications
• Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
• Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications
• Prepare business reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
• Conduct and coordinate product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning
• Collaborate with architects, analysts, cross-functional project groups, to document dependencies and solutions understood by all technical groups.
• Understand and communicate the operational impact of any changes
• Suggest changes using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the of approved changes
• Create informative implementation, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
• Support Product Owner to document and manage requirements in Jira and Confluence.
• Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
• Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
• Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
• Support QA to identify, record, document, monitor defects in Jira
• Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and written communications, as there will be much interaction with other people, as well as capturing user requirements.
• Working knowledge of serverless applications on cloud e.g. AWS technologies
• Available and willing to collaborate with other team members. Strong team player as well as able to work independently
• Basic SQL writing skills: Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres or any other RDBMS

**Key Requirements/ Must Have’s**
• Academic: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Specialty: Computer science, management information systems, or a related field. (Required)
• 3-5 years of experience in a Business Analyst capacity – Experience in documenting Business requirements as user stories, and creating business flow diagrams (Required) IT background.
• 3-5 of QA experience (Required)
• Agile/ Scrum experience – Completely understands principles of agile development.
• Working knowledge of relevant development tools, e.g. JIRA, Confluence and HP ALM, SOAP-UI, Postman
• Strong Communication Skills

Nice to Have’s:
1. Cloud, AWS experience (Asset)
Basic SQL query writing experience (Asset)
2. Soap UI experience (Asset)
3. Experience with Purolator Your Way product (Asset)

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