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Business Systems Analyst (Technical)

Toronto, ON
Full Time
20 hours ago
Application Deadline:


33 Dundas Street West

This role is Hybrid, working 1-2 days in the Office.

Defines business requirements to inform technology build and operations by sourcing and analyzing relevant data, reviewing and documenting business processes and collaborating with business stakeholders. Liaises with stakeholders to understand problems and opportunities and, recommends solutions to enable the achievement of organizational goals. Builds exceptional relationships with business partners and internal stakeholders. Sources business and market data to evaluate the effect of projects on business results. Also assesses the efficiency and the performance of technology (software, hardware and the wider IT system) to deliver expected business results. Identifies and analyzes malfunctions, system workflow, and troubleshoots issues raised by business.

  • Elicits requirements and analyzes feasibility to ensure solutions/initiatives achieve the expected business outcomes.
  • Supports various project teams across the project lifecycle to ensure application development is aligned with the business requirements.
  • Develops informative, coherent, and usable project documents (project artifacts) for multiple stakeholders covering functional and non-functional business requirements.
  • Applies depth of domain & functional expertise for the assigned portfolio to drive the expected business value. Uses technology acumen obtained through a combination of education and experience to translate business requirements in technical terms.
  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Builds tests cases in order to validate business requirements and End-User Testing results.
  • Focus is primarily on business/group within BMO; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus.
  • Provides specialized consulting, analytical and technical support.
  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.
  • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Typically between 8-10 years of relevant experience as a Business Systems Analyst in a large setting (Financial or Telco or Retail)
  • Post-secondary degree in related field of study (Computer Science) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience producing specification documents (BRD) using suitable tools and techniques.
  • Strong SQL knowledge, Cloud Computing, Release Management practices, project management life cycle, RDBMS
  • Understands relational database models and the fundamentals of relational database modelling.
  • Possesses analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrates applied knowledge of one or more analysis and problem decomposition technique.
  • Understands complete Software Development Life Cycle and can apply the applicable portions of the 'Feasibility,' 'Requirements," and 'Analysis' phases.
  • Demonstrates writing and documentation skills.
  • Understands and can explain to others the core processes involved in their area of support.
  • Technical proficiency gained through education and/or business experience.
Job Category:
Individual Contributor / Collaborateur
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As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
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