Business Analyst

The Role

The Business Systems Analyst reports to the IT Project Manager and is responsible for the liaison between the business, internal technical teams and 3rd party application vendors. In addition, they are required to provide technical expertise in application development and database administration. The role consults with the client’s business departments to determine technology requirements, provides analysis and supports business goals. Leads workshops with business users to gather requirements and assess business impact from technical solutions. Manages internal stakeholders’ expectations for the delivery of all technology solutions (infrastructure, development, 3rd party). Keeps the IT Project Manager and IT teams apprised of the status of all assigned projects on a regular and as-needed basis.

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible to analyze complex business problems and assess how automated systems can be implemented to solve them. Formulate and define the objectives and scope of business systems.
  • Gather data/requirements and analyze business and user needs in consultation with both business managers and end users. Lead various system implementation and enhancement projects.
  • Responsible to create User Acceptance Testing plans and execute on UAT testing with business units. Assist with the creation of test cases and testing of changes to business systems.
  • Responsible to create Quality Assurance Testing plans and execute on QA testing. Create all QA test cases and testing of changes to business systems.
  • Document business requirements in the form of Business Requirements Documents (BRD) and System Requirements Documents (SRS) to assist with the procurement of hardware and software Technology/solutions.
  • Sundry duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of formal business analysis experience in a technical environment.
  • 5+ years’ experience with quality assurance testing of software applications
  • 5+ years of experience working on Microsoft Dynamics CRM projects
  • 5-10+ years of experience in application development (java, vb, .net, php) and/or database administration (SQL, Oracle)
  • MS certification (MCDBA SQL 2000, MCSD VB/C# & ASP.NET) is an asset
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science and/or Business  

An understanding of client-server computer model, including systems architecture, web concepts and database concepts.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to apply this knowledge in the resolution of complex business problems.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Self-starter with personal initiative, able to follow direction, good organizational skills. Works well in a team environment; supportive, collaborative, cooperative, service-oriented.

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help. 

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.  Please note, out of country sponsorship will not be available for this role.

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

Transportation Design – Work Technician

Transportation Design – Work Technician

Under the direction of the Project Manager, duties include acting as group leader and providing project management by guiding, directing and coordinating road related projects and engineering submissions performed by staff and external consultants.

The incumbent will:

 

  • Provide technical and procedural guidance on planning, designing and scheduling of road, bridge and storm drainage projects
  • Conduct critical and constructive technical reviews of municipal road designs and engineering submissions
  • Review and recommend potential rehabilitation and asset management strategies for the road, bridge and storm drainage systems
  • Establish, co-ordinate and ensure compliant with projects schedules
  • Review and submit applications and help secure approvals from Municipal, Provincial, Federal and other agencies- Participate in the preparation of budgets and tender document packages
  • Evaluate and recommend modifications to Regional and Provincial standards and software for municipal road design- Attend and participate in meetings, information sessions and workshops with internal staff, external agencies, consultants and the public
  • Respond to and coordinate comments with the public, internal staff, external agencies and consultants

 

The successful applicant will possess:

  • A three-year post-secondary diploma in a Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent
  • Registration with or be eligible for registration as an Engineering Technologist with O.A.C.E.T.T.
  • Extensive experience related to the design of municipal roadworks
  • Working knowledge of geo-technical practices, utility coordination, Class Environmental Assessments, construction tendering and traffic engineering
  • Understanding of construction methods, OPS Standards, Regional standards and other policies, guidelines and legislation related to planning and design of municipal road projects
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Project, Outlook) and AutoCAD
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, public relations, negotiation, project management and organizational skills
  • The ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • A valid Ontario Class 'G' Driver's Licence with access to a reliable vehicle

 

Experience with roundabout design, Civil 3D, and the coordination of multi-discipline municipal road projects including sanitary sewer, watermain, traffic signals and illumination design would be considered an asset. 

 

EWEMI

Web Accessibility Specialist (IT-17-509-510-A)

Our Public-Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Web Accessibility Specialist for a 12-month contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Web Accessibility Specialist,  responsible for making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations.
 

 Job Description:

3+ years' demonstrated, hands on experience making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations

  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience using front-end development technologies (HTML5, CCS3, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular) to build mobile responsive web applications using agile methods that conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA including understanding technology limitations and constraints  
  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience conducting web accessibility testing against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA success criteria using assistive technologies and testing tools (NVDA, VoiceOver, JAWS, WebAIM Wave, Nu HTML, Colour Contrast Analyzers, aChecker, Tenon, WorldSpace) 
  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience leveraging inclusive design techniques to identify and remove barriers by design to ensure a positive user experience for all users  
  • 2+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience working with people with a diverse range of abilities   Technical Abilities: 
  • IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) or equivalent credentials is an asset 
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and presentation skills to all levels of staff 
  • Excellent knowledge and awareness of disabilities including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities 
  • Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on digital accessibility processes, best practices, and tools 
  • Proficiency with Windows 10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+ applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), SDLC Tools (JIRA, GitHub, MS TFS, HPE ALM), Accessibility Testing Tools, Adobe Acrobat Pro.

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

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.”

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