Are you an experienced Business Analyst in search of your next contract opportunity? Our high-profile Vancouver client is seeking to hire a Business Analyst to join their talented team on a 6-month contract with a strong probability of extension. Apply to this amazing Business Analyst opportunity today!AdvantagesWhat’s in it for you!As a Business Analyst with our client, you’ll receive:- Highly competitive market hourly rates- A 6-month contract with a strong probability of extension- Remote interview processResponsibilitiesWhat will you do?Perform business analysis activities including by not limited to, problem/opportunity identification, process mapping, defect analysis, requirements elicitation and solution design. Acts as liaison between business and technology stakeholders. Rationalizes and understands how technology can solve business problems. Through adaptable communication skills and the ability to translate between technical and business language, they work collaboratively, negotiating requirements and priorities across multiple groups. Curiosity, creative problem solving, and teamwork are all essential for success in this role. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:- Plan, organize and facilitate business analysis activities such as requirements elicitation, process definition, systems mapping, and functional test planning- Identify, quantify the impact and mitigate risks related to project work- Gathers, analyzes, documents, reviews and communicates requirements across stakeholder groups- Exercises influence of stakeholders with thoughtful and tactful communication to drive decisions - Prioritizing requirements based on business and technical needs- Actively participates in testing phases throughout the project and support phases - Aligning overall scope and sequencing recommendations with business stakeholders- Effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders on business expectations and constraints- Develop end-user communication, training guides, policies, and procedures- Develop black box, positive and negative scenarios to comprehensively test a feature based upon requirements, functional and technical specification documents- Work with external consultants, internal and external developers throughout the development and configuration cycles to ensure systems and modification meet business needs- Co-ordinate and support software releases and post-deployment validations with both the business and internal/external technical teams- Support production issues as relating to application functionality and integrations- Any other duties as needed to help drive our strategic initiatives, fulfill our mission and support our organization valuesQualificationsHow do you qualify?- 8+ years’ work experience in IT.- 5+ years experience in a Business Analyst role.- 2-3 years experience with cloud-based solutions and cloud-native technologies (AWS, Azure).- 2-3 years experience with Agile project methodologies and DevOps tools/practices (CI/CD).- Strong understanding of software development practices and project life cycles.- Demonstrated knowledge of one/more complex functional domains.- Excellent written/verbal communication skills.- Experience in a retail environment an asset.SummaryIf you are a Business Analyst and the prospect of joining a dedicated team intrigues you, then this role with our high-profile client could be the perfect opportunity for you.Please send your resume to email@example.com.Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.