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Senior Business Analyst

Jonah Group is an independent consulting firm that designs and builds custom, high-performance, enterprise digital solutions with an emphasis on great user experience, robust architecture, and perfect fit. We believe that custom work is the *best* work, because only a custom solution can deliver competitive advantage to our customers.

If you are a person who consistently pushes yourself to be better, and have a strong interest in guiding technical requirements through to deployment then this is the workplace for you. Our collaborative team environment produces cohesion and high quality work, our environment also fosters a good sense of humor and a positive attitude.

The Jonah Group is currently seeking a Senior Business Analyst. This opportunity is for a permanent position and starts immediately. The successful candidate should demonstrate strong knowledge of the SDLC and have significant experience working on enterprise applications. He or she must have excellent analytical, communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills, and be able to drive progress in an agile environment. The ideal candidate should possess good management and planning skills and should be comfortable engaging technical and business leads and also the executive team.

Main Duties
• Arrange and drive meetings to gather requirements from subject matter experts, technical leads and executive stakeholders
• Lead and facilitate requirements sessions
• Analyze and document software requirements and specifications
• Prepare vision, business requirements and software specifications documentation
• Document process flows
• Sketch out mockups
• Write and maintain documentation for internal and client purposes
• Define and document test plans and test cases
• Define test data requirements
• Report on test execution status for each test cycle
• Work with the QA team and review test case documents and follow up on progress of test execution
• QA Testing (UAT) as needed
• Take ownership of the scope and collaborate with the development team throughout the release lifecycle

Experience Required
• 6+ years of proven experience eliciting requirements for medium to large scale web applications
• Experience working on big data project is an asset
• 6+ years of leading and facilitating requirements sessions
• Working with product stakeholders and executives to drive requirements through to deployment
• Experience in creating technical specifications documents
• Documenting software requirements using various formal methodologies (exp. RUP, etc)
• Ability to analyze large amounts of detailed information
• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Experience with writing SQL queries to analyze and profile data
• Experience documenting and reviewing test plans and test cases
• Experience – testing large enterprise web applications
• Thorough knowledge of the entire software development lifecycle
• Must be a self-starter
• A track record of great teamwork and the ability to work independently and drive requirements through to completion
• Proficient with MS Office applications – especially Visio, Word and Excel

Education
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Job Perks
• Work with a SUPERB team
• Able to flex your creativity muscle, and have your opinions heard
• Free food and beverages every second Thursday night
• Access to a relaxation room and Nintendo Wii
• Downtown Toronto Location-west end (easily accessible by public transit)

All interested candidates should send their resumes to jonah-jobs@jonahgroup.com. Please include “225 – Senior Business Analyst” in the subject line. We want to thank all individuals who apply and will be contacting suitably qualified applicants.

For more information about the Jonah Group, please visit www.jonahgroup.com or visit our corporate blog http://aseriesoftubes.com/.

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