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Business Analyst 1

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary: $36.07 Hourly
Temp Duration: Approximately 12 months

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Responsibilities

  • The Business Analyst is accountable for the elicitation/documentation of requirements, analyzing and improving business and system processes. The position is responsible for system design, developing and maintaining functional, integration/regression test plans; and identifying issues or enhancements that focus on the improved efficiency and success of the business.
  • Evaluate and analyze a wide range of strategic, financial, regulatory, safety, and reputational impactful applications. Conducts detailed business analysis and requirements gathering, prepares implementation plans, and coordinates risk assessments to meet corporate policies, cyber, business and system requirements.
  • Reviews and recommends proposed software solutions and requests for system changes to determine the scope, impact, and cost estimate of implementation.
  • Creates and interprets standard guidelines, policies and work procedures that will support application maintenance and development. This includes IS security, change management, disaster recovery plans, and unit testing procedures and guidelines, as well as help coordination of user training.
  • Perform a wide range of technical and statistics functions including risk evaluation of various alternatives and interpreting result of the analysis.
  • Undertake specific tasks or projects as assigned by the Manager
  • Strong ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to cope successfully with diversity and complexity in a dynamic environment.
  • Technical lead on small projects, such as hardware, software upgrades, enhancements including the development of business cases and project charters, and the evaluation of Requests for Proposal. Able to estimate the effort, set priorities, breakdown tasks, delegation and meet agreed upon milestones and customer expectations.
  • Develops reports, correspondence and other supporting documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions.
  • Develops business needs into functional technical requirements and solution design

Requirements

  • Technical diploma in computer engineering, computer science or related field from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Minimum 2 years’ of related work experience.
  • CBAP certification an asset.
  • Understand of requirements elicitation, use case development and design review.
  • Knowledge of business specification documents, business cases, proof-of-concepts, data flow diagrams, workflow process models, as-is and to-be models and industry best practices.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills and critical thinking skills in the problem resolution process.
  • Knowledge of project management, workflow analysis, and system development life cycle.
  • Understanding in Customer relationship Management tools, field tools, bill design software.
  • Understanding of the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK), change control and auditing standards.
  • Preferred experience with FortisBC applications such as SharePoint, SAP, CRM, Customer Information Systems (CIS), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Mobile Workforce Management (MWFM) and Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI).
  • Advanced proficiency with computer systems and related programs including Microsoft Office, Access, SharePoint, and Visio.
  • Superior written and oral communications, negotiation, and presentation skills, including the ability to write technical documentation, present analyses and recommendations for consideration, and ability to translate technical information to others.
  • Superior understanding in managing functional business analysis on small projects and knowledge of project management methodologies.
  • Advanced organizational and analytical skills, including ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to cope with diversity and complexity in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Superior interpersonal and customer service skills.

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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