Lixar is looking for a
Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking to bring in an Senior Business Analyst to work on medium and enterprise-class projects. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the solution scope for a portfolio of projects. We are looking for candidates for both our Ottawa and Halifax offices.

What you will be doing:

  • Conveying the vision of what the client wishes to build to the rest of the development team.
  • Defining and managing scope and requirements across the lifecycle of IT projects.
  • Gathering and documenting requirements with the client and presenting for approval.
  • Assisting project leaders in the development of project plans and ensuring that all team members understand their assigned requirements.
  • Balancing the client and team needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensuring ongoing alignment of client requirements, project deliverables, and project scope.
  • Setting up, facilitating and documenting team and client meetings.
  • Writing proposals and estimates.
  • Influencing and leading teams to success.

What you must have:

  • 5+ years’ progressive experience in a business analyst role.
  • Experience working in a software development environment.
  • Experience within professional services.
  • Client-facing experience.
  • Engineering / Technical background.
  • Experience producing requirements documentation, use cases and other related artifacts for Mobile and Web-based applications.
  • A solid grasp of project management basics in an SDLC (software delivery life cycle) context.
  • Experience handling multiple concurrent projects.
  • Communication – demonstrated high level of effectiveness both written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to meet commitments, meet timelines and deliver.
  • Accepts accountability for actions and understands the business impact of decisions made.
  • Strong desire to learn new things.
  • Ability to work independently, manage change and work well under pressure.
  • Proven ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges.

What you must value:

  • A sense of humour
  • Knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Creation and promotion of an environment where people are on-side and feel a collective sense of success.
  • Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers
  • Not blame others for your mistakes
  • Get things done!


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.