Business Systems Analyst

<p>Project X is seeking a new Business Systems Analyst. Someone who wants to work with the internal and external stakeholders and both sides of the technology teams. &nbsp;A relationship expert with exceedingly superior documentation skills and an in-depth knowledge of data warehouses and data modeling.</p>

Toronto, ON

Project X Ltd.

<div>Project X Ltd. is a data and analytics boutique, systems integration and support firm.</div> <p>By focusing on our clients&rsquo; objectives and best interests we are able to work collaboratively to drive business value.&nbsp;Our team of experienced professionals works along side our customers using an integrated delivery model which allows us to tailor our approach to the individual needs of an engagement. From strategy through execution to delivery we work with our clients to achieve results in a quick and cost effective manner.</p> <p><strong>Our Difference is our Approach.</strong></p> Creative, innovative and adaptive approach to solutions to meet client objectives<br />Single focus on delivering value<br />Act with a sense of urgency<br />Maintain collegial approach<br />Work in the best interests of client<br />Generate great results<br />Develop trusted relationships<br /> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Overview: <p><strong>Data is our core DNA</strong></p> <p><strong>About Project X</strong></p> <p>We work with clients to solve problems and gain insight through the use of data and analytics. &nbsp;Our clients give us their most challenging situations and no problem is too big or small for our team.</p> <p>Every day at Project X is a call to address the challenges our clients have. That&rsquo;s the life of a team of trusted advisors creating data and analytics solutions for complex client problems. &nbsp;We do this through collaboration, creativity and an innate need to solve tough data problems. &nbsp;</p> <p>Data can be messy and problematic and our teams generally land somewhere in the middle of it. &nbsp;And that&rsquo;s where the passion comes in; to work at Project X you must share our obsession for the essence of data, to break through and make sense of it all, and of course add value at every stage of the process.</p> <p>Data is our core DNA. What makes Project X unique is our custom methodology that delivers results rapidly and allows for our team&rsquo;s creativity to solve the problems we&rsquo;re trusted to work on. &nbsp;This, paired with the fact that data runs deep in our veins and is what makes up who we are, individually and as a team, allows us to do the work we&rsquo;re passionate about. &nbsp;It is the foundation that translates into a common understanding, a way of being, that is apparent not just to us at Project X, but to our clients.</p> <p><strong>What we do</strong></p> <p>At Project X, we work side-by-side with our clients to create a tailored approach that meets their needs. From strategy through execution to delivery, Project X works with our clients to achieve results in a quick and cost-effective manner using our rapid results methodology. This approach defines our success and sets up apart.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Project X is seeking a new Business Systems Analyst. Someone who wants to work with the internal and external stakeholders and both sides of the technology teams. &nbsp;A relationship expert with exceedingly superior documentation skills and an in-depth knowledge of data warehouses and data modeling.</p> <p>This is a role for someone who wants to be the ongoing voice of the client&rsquo;s system requirements. &nbsp;A Business System Analyst who can capture the intricacies of the system design specifications. Someone who can identify through experience or based on probing discussions:</p> <ul> <li>What are the inputs?</li> <li>What are the outputs?</li> <li>What are the expectations?</li> <li>What are the metrics?</li> <li>Where is the data is coming from?</li> <li>How does the data flow&nbsp;from source to target?</li> <li>What is the transformation in between source and target?</li> </ul> <p>Project X works with exciting tech including MicroStrategy and Teradata to build inspiring data warehouse solutions. To that end, we need a Business Systems Analyst. Someone who truly enjoys business intelligence and data challenges. Someone with a high personal standard of quality that extends to everything they touch. Meticulously perfect. Perfectly meticulous. That&rsquo;s you.</p> <p>Business Systems Analysts at Project X are pragmatic and insightful. They work on client sites across the GTA, contributing to solution implementations, gaining incomparable exposure to complex tech and data analytics, diving deep into the problems and the solutions our clients need.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>As a Project X Business Systems Analyst you will be responsible for:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Representing both Project X and the client and developing a deep, layered understanding of the business issues and data challenges of client's organization and their industry.</li> <li>Facilitating client and internal project team meetings. From initial requirements to status updates and change requests.</li> <li>Driving the requirements. Gathering the requirements for all reports and queries that are part of the overall solution package. Developing specification for each of the reports and performing gap analysis against business requirements.</li> <li>Owning requirements. From creating detailed business and functional requirements documents to providing ongoing updates and reviewing throughout the project lifecycle.</li> <li>Leading testing initiative. Creating test plans, test scenarios and test data. Overseeing and executing test plans.</li> <li>Solving issues. From identifying and reporting issues to tracking and implementing resolutions in a timely manner</li> <li>Supporting the PM, ensuring everyone is aligned. You will be involved in the full Waterfall, Agile or combined SDLC and work across all teams to ensure we add value to the customer.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>And how do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>A university degree, preferably in Business Administration or Computer Science/Engineering.</li> <li>A minimum of five years experience on technical&nbsp;projects including three as a Business Systems Analyst.</li> <li>The unique skills. You have strong data and process modeling and analysis skills gained on Data Warehouse or Business Intelligence projects.</li> <li>A practical approach. You have the hands-on experience, theoretical knowledge and quick out-of-the-box thinking required to solve problems and offer innovative solutions.</li> <li>Drive and confidence. You revel in the BSA role. You understand and appreciate the technical intricacies and the bigger project and relationship issues too.</li> <li>The keys to success as a BSA. You flourish as a relationship builder and nurturer. You excel at documenting business needs and translating requirements. You are detail oriented. And you are expertly balance competing priorities.</li> <li>The basic tech skills such as MS Project, MS Office.</li> <li>The advanced tech skills such as an understanding of databases, data warehouses, analytics and reporting. Experience with any of the following would be beneficial: SQL, Teradata or Oracle. Exposure to MicroStrategy, Cognos or BusinessObjects would be an asset.</li> <li>A consulting state-of-mind. It&rsquo;s a thing. You&rsquo;ll know if you have it. So will we. You have the ability to work autonomously and away from headquarters for long periods of time. And still find your way back &ldquo;home&rdquo; and into the comfortable, open and sharing mental and physical space of our office on a regular basis.</li> <li>Outstanding communication skills. You know how to speak to - and keep up-to-date - stakeholders, end-users and team members of all levels. The written materials you produce are equally impressive and effective.</li> <li>Problem-solving skills. Complex projects have complex problems. And you enjoy navigating the path to a solution.</li> <li>Diplomacy. You can translate but not placate customers; clarifying ambiguities and presenting information in a way that is structured and makes sense.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join Project X</strong></p> <p>Project X Ltd drives success by focusing on building teams of incredibly talented, fun, dedicated people.</p> <p>At Project X, we work hard for our clients but we also work hard to continue to be an employer of choice. We reward hard work and forward thinking with recognition, a fun company culture, opportunity to advance your career and a competitive salary.</p> <p>We also offer other employment benefits like:</p> <ul> <li>Health and dental benefits package</li> <li>Gym membership discount</li> <li>Casual dress code and working environment</li> <li>Holiday parties and BBQs</li> <li>Getting together for team socials and sporting events&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>While we often work onsite with our clients, we make sure we spend lots of time together to ensure everyone feels connected to the mission, company culture and is a valued member of the team.</p> <p>If you believe in working collectively to raise the bar, we want to meet you. Express your interest here and follow us on&nbsp;<a href="">Twitter</a>,&nbsp;<a href="">Facebook</a>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<a href="">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>Project X welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>