Lixar is looking for a
Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst
  • Remote & Coast-to-Coast

BDO Lixar is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join our remote Canadian team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the solution scope for a portfolio of projects and working on medium and enterprise-class projects. 

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 and Data Science 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 or data analyst role
  • Experience working in a software development environment
  • Engineering / Technical background
  • Experience producing requirements documentation, use cases and other related artifacts for software applications and data projects
  • A solid grasp of project management basics in an SDLC (software delivery life cycle) context, DSLC (data science life cycle) considered a plus
  • Experience handling multiple concurrent projects
  • Communication – demonstrates a  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
  • Ability to work independently, manage change and work well under pressure
  • Proven ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • High personal standards and commitment to quality
  • Deep business knowledge and understanding of data related business problems
  • Government issued Level II Secret security clearance will be considered an asset

 As the ideal candidate, you must value:

  • Creating a culture of inclusivity, diversity where we embrace our differences
  • Holding ourselves accountable to a high level of quality
  • Knowing that routines are in fact, not routine
  • Encouraging communication within all levels of the organization
  • Have a sense of humour
  • A blameless, iterative approach to delivery and excellence
  • Getting things done!

Sound like you?
Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar, Fuelled by BDO today!

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