Business Analyst (data analytics)

Location: Vancouver
Date Posted: June 13, 2017
Job ID: 9285
Employment Type: Contract

On behalf of our client in Vancouver, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join their team for a 6 month contract with strong potential of renewal.

The successful candidate will apply critical thinking in supporting and delivering data analytics services to a constantly evolving business and technical landscape.

The BA plays a vital role in:

  • Eliciting, articulating, and challenging the data analytics needs of product owners and system stakeholders;
  • Solidifying those needs through requirements/specification/acceptance documentation;
  • Working with technical teammates through design and development cycles;
  • Validating deliverables through testing and quality assurance.
  • Developing strong relationships with business stakeholders, external partners, and internal IT team members to understand system usage, dependencies, and opportunities to improve the status quo.
  • Identify data extraction rules and behaviour to support Agile initiatives such as reporting, API development, analytics, and new user experiences.
  • Work with the Integration team to identify, develop, and test business rules for incoming and outgoing data integration scenarios.


  • 2+ years working in an Agile/Scrum framework, including feature/product backlog organization, sprint planning, product ownership, story point sizing
  • 5+ years working as a business analyst
  • 2+ years working on data analytics projects
  • Proven experience in eliciting and documenting requirements in clear and detailed language.
  • Expertise in using relational database models to understand, troubleshoot and help illustrate specifications and development work.
  • Demonstrated system/data modeling skills.
  • Solid experience in writing SQL queries.
  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Services (TFS) an asset.
  • Familiarity with change management procedures.
  • Experience with SSRS, PowerBI, or similar tool is an asset.


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