GO Transit SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST (BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS) (15-07) Full Time in Greater Toronto Area, ON

GO Transit

Branch Greater Toronto Area ON CA

Greater Toronto Area, ON

Business Analyst to support business requirements gathering, analysis and documentation. Data modeling, workflows, and business process analysis) and with MS…

Job Description:

$76,775 – $96,435 per annum

Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and oversees GO Transit, PRESTO and the Union Pearson Express. Our mission is to champion and deliver mobility solutions which enhance the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. As one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers, Metrolinx is a diverse and dynamic organization where employees embody our values: Playing as a Team, Serving with Passion, and Thinking Forward. Join us as we transform the way the region moves.

PRESTO is an electronic fare system that allows transit users in the GTHA and Ottawa to use a Smart Card to move between and within transit systems. PRESTO will make transit travel easier and more convenient. PRESTO’s Business Requirements Office is seeking a Sr. Business Analyst to support business requirements gathering, analysis and documentation.

Key Responsibilities:
Developing a thorough understanding of the business goals, practices and processes to translate into system functionality and user-requirements that define project scope and specifications.
Translating high-level, conceptual business strategies and objectives into user-requirements to guide service development activities.
Partnering with business leaders to develop strategies for the application of technology and leading or participating in the development of business cases.
Leading the development of documentation for new and modified business policies and procedures (e.g. standard operating procedures (SOPs) and workflows) to ensure effective implementation of technology solutions.
Facilitating dialogue and discussion between the business and internal and external providers to assist with prioritizing between competing objectives (i.e. running meetings, focus groups, joint sessions, workshops).
Assisting the business and project teams to prepare business cases, understand scope limitations, and manage expectations during project implementation.
Proactively identifying opportunities for new technology/automation or streamlining of business processes and workflows.
Location: 20 Bay Street, Toronto

File Number: 15-38

Qualifications :
Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business Process Improvement, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
Minimum eight (8) years’ related experience as a Business Analyst, preferably in the transportation industry, and/or the public sector. Experience leading teams to successfully deploy technology solutions is an asset.
Experience with computerized quantitative and analytical tools (e.g. data modeling, workflows, and business process analysis) and with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Project, etc.).
Strong interpersonal, oral/written/presentation communications skills to document and present business needs, specifications, reports, project documents, and implementation plans. To apply for this position, please submit your resume online, no later than February 1, 2015 .
As part of our new online application process, the system will now house one single resume and will reference this resume for all of your applications with Metrolinx. This will be your most recently updated resume.

The system will allow you to upload one single document, so please ensure that any supplementary documents to your resume (i.e. cover letter, certifications, etc.) are merged into a single file prior to uploading. Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.
Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Greater Toronto Area, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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