Business Analyst

<span style="font-weight: 400;">Altus Analytics is looking for a Business Analyst (BA) to join us as we work</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> on a creating a brand new customer-facing web integration project that brings together key platforms under one roof</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">. A BA with the vision and the technical skills to create innovative solutions to complex problems. This is the first-of-its-kind undertaking and an opportunity to work side-by-side with the new Product Manager building out processes and functions from scratch.&nbsp;</span>

Toronto, ON

Altus Analytics, makers of ARGUS Software

<p>At Altus Analytics, makes of ARGUS Software, we break ground everyday with products that provide consistency, transparency, and efficiency into the financial and operational processes that drive the global world of commercial real estate. Our products were built exclusively for commercial real estate companies, incorporating best practices learned from over 25 years serving the industry and clients in over 60 countries. ARGUS Software&rsquo;s products have become the industry standard and provide the complete solution for managing and growing your commercial real estate portfolio. Thousands of users globally including leading owners, managers, financial institutions, brokerages and REITs trust ARGUS Software solutions to improve the visibility and flow of information throughout their critical business processes. These processes include asset management, asset valuation, portfolio management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, lease management, collaboration and knowledge management.</p> http://www.altusgroup.com/analytics

keywords: who we are,what we do,who you are,what's in it for you?,take a vision and facilitate discussion,champion both sides,talk the talk and walk the walk,be creative and technical,elicit detailed specifications,translate,collaborate,an ideal combination of knowledge and experience,a natural sense of curiosity,a genuine interest in new tools and technology,a winning communication style,a high standard of thoroughness,a true sense of obligation and responsibility,a commitment to clarity and efficient processes,a team oriented personality

Mid Level

Overview: <div class="col-xs-12 visible-xs"><hr class="pf-rwd-horiline " /></div> <div class="col-xs-12 pf-rwd-jobdetails-body"> <div class="row"> <div id="pf-rwd-searchlist-main" class="col-xs-12"> <p><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.JPM_DESCRIPTION"><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.JPM_DESCRIPTION_label" class="pf-rwd-label ">Position Description:</span> </span><br /><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.JPM_DESCRIPTION_value"></span></p> <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>Altus Analytics, a division of Altus Group, brings together the collective expertise of ARGUS and Voyanta as the leading provider of Commercial Real Estate (CRE) solutions worldwide. Our technology and industry expertise empower CRE clients and partners to work collaboratively to enhance decision making, drive performance and optimize transactional efficiency. From property budgeting, making strategic decisions about acquisitions or working with different teams, different organizations and different data, we can bring it all together.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>Altus Analytics is looking for a Business Analyst (BA) to join us as we work on a creating a brand new customer-facing web integration project that brings together key platforms under one roof. A BA with the vision and the technical skills to create innovative solutions to complex problems. This is the first-of-its-kind undertaking and an opportunity to work side-by-side with the new Product Manager building out processes and functions from scratch. We need someone who can take on the role of subject matter expert and trusted advisor, ensuring we continue to deliver true value to our customers. This is a role for a BA with outstanding communication and organization skills who can write the sprint tasks and support the Product Manager in the timely delivery of our first release - and the subsequent ones.</p> <p><strong>Who you are and what does your future look like at Altus Analytics</strong></p> <p>You are a BA with a few years experience working with internal and external teams in a web applications environment. You are looking for an opportunity to advance your career, but there are few opportunities to do so in your current role. You are equally passionate about technology and processes as you are delivering an appealing and easy-to-use customer experience. You want a chance to see the effect of your efforts as you apply your love of problem solving to the global CRE industry.</p> <p>This is a role for someone who wants to move along the BA Career Path from BA to Product or Project Manager.</p> </div> </div> </div>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what our BA will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Take a vision and facilitate discussion. You will develop a deep understanding of client requirements, gathering information on scope, gaps and business risks.</li> <li>Champion both sides. You will champion the best options for the client&rsquo;s business needs and the technical team&rsquo;s feasibility, to guarantee everybody ends up satisfied.</li> <li>Talk the talk and walk the walk. From creatively eliciting ideas, to validating requirements; right through to implementing the solution. You will produce functional and non-functional specification documentation incorporating text, mock-ups, for any and every level of audience.</li> <li>Be creative and technical. You will apply your understanding of software solutions to creatively solve complex problems in commercial real estate. You will work closely with developers, laying out the sprint tasks for each iteration and guiding the QA team in the creation of acceptance testing criteria.</li> <li>Elicit detailed specifications. You can quickly understand and analyze various approaches and processes instantly.</li> <li>Translate. You will provide project guidance for business decisions relating to functional design and ensuring that technical development adheres to functional specification.</li> <li>Collaborate. You will be part of the Product Management team for the new portal, working side-by-side with the Product Manager, ensuring her vision is carried out. You will work across product teams with other BAs and with Developers.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.JPM_ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS"><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.JPM_ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS_label" class="pf-rwd-label ">Position Requirements:</span> </span><br /><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.JPM_ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS_value"></span></p> <p><strong>How do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>An ideal combination of knowledge and experience. You have experience gathering and writing requirements and specifications that result in the delivery of best-in-class web applications.</li> <li>A natural sense of curiosity. You are the person who asked &ldquo;Why? How?&rdquo; as a kid. And you still do. You are motivated by finding answers and innovative solutions.</li> <li>A genuine interest in new tools and technology. You have a technical background and you learn new software quickly without documentation or handholding.</li> <li>A winning communication style. You have a way of speaking that engages your audience and instills confidence and credibility. You know how to leverage communication tools and methodologies effectively working with internal or external clients.</li> <li>A high standard of thoroughness. You are guided by your attention to detail.</li> <li>A true sense of obligation and responsibility. You love what you do. This isn&rsquo;t a job; this is a career. You are invested in satisfying the needs of our clients &ndash; your clients- and you work hard to do it well, on spec and on time.</li> <li>A commitment to clarity and efficient processes. You are always looking for ways to improve processes and you always ensure your communications have been received and are clearly understood.</li> <li>A team oriented personality. Your commitment and focus influence those around you to do better. You gain satisfaction when the team wins.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Need any more reasons to want to work with us?</strong></p> <p>As we continue to grow, the possibilities for the people that join Altus Analytics are significant. From professional growth to innovation to collaboration we are committed to continuing to foster the right environment to help our people realize their full potential. We give our people the freedom and responsibility to take charge of their career path, bring new ideas to the forefront and work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients.</p> <p>We thank you in advance for taking time to learn more about what makes Altus Analytics a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what&rsquo;s new by following us on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/voyanta" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>Altus Analytics is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br /> <p><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.disclaimer" class="pc-rtg-legal">Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.<br />If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at <a href="mailto:careerscanada@altusgroup.com" target="_blank">careerscanada@altusgroup.com</a> or 416-641-9500.</span></p>