5285 – Senior IT Business Analyst

  • Location: Calgary, AB
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #177490
Information Technology
Oil & Gas
Calgary, AB
Job ID:

Our client, the third largest producer of Canadian oil and natural gas and the second largest refiner and upgrader with extensive midstream and downstream infrastructure, has an immediate need for a Senior IT Business Analyst to collaborate with business stakeholders and execution teams. This is a contract position for six (6) months located in Calgary, Alberta.


Reporting to the Delivery Lead for PMO, the ideal candidate you will have experience with eliciting business requirements, facilitating workshops, developing process descriptions and procedural documentation, building workflows, documenting standards and policies.

This opportunity will appeal to an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines both as an individual and in a team environment. The Contract Senior Business Analyst will also utilize standard best practices as required to support the activity execution, and has a key understanding of transition to operations, and development of processes and procedures.


  • Lead and participate in process reviews or development and updates to or creation of associated documentation working with IT technical teams
  • Deliver and/or participate in standards, policies or process education and awareness
  • Successfully engage, drive and facilitate multiple initiatives and deliverables simultaneously
  • Work independently with users to define concepts or workflows and under direction of project managers
  • Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language
  • Collaborate with IT technical project team members including subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs
  • Be the liaison between the project teams, technology teams and support teams
  • Manage and execute on required stakeholder and IT client engagement across project deliverables to support project plan and scope outline
  • Collaborate with project team members to progress the project forward as per project plan and scope outline
  • Manage and participate in Transition to Operations scope and activities for services and/or products built by the project team
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: functional requirements (business requirements document), use cases, workflow diagrams, and context diagrams
  • Understand complex enterprise deployments across a broad geographical area


  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business and/or Computer Science
  • 7+ years in Business Analyst role (or similar)
  • Formal Business Analyst training (preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience with business analyst best practices including demonstrated practical experience in applying them
  • Proven experience with use case and ‘day in the life’ scenario development
  • Implementation experience
  • IT Infrastructure, Networking (Telephony), Cyber Security experience.
  • Someone who has more core IT Knowledge would also be beneficial
  • Strong analytical and product management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

 Additional Information

  • Work from home until restrictions are lifted then candidate will be required in the Calgary Downtown office

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.