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The Ministry is seeking the services of one (1) Business Analyst, Senior Level, to work as part of the Project Management & Program Delivery project team in collaboration with the core project team, solution delivery vendor(s) and other stakeholders as required.

• Provide support during the design, implementation and testing phases of the project.

• Report progress of assignment on a regular basis to Project Management, raise any issue and concerns and propose mitigation strategies.

• Lead and/or participate in teams developing solutions within MTO’s Transportation Safety (TS) Division.

• Conduct feasibility analysis, project scoping and provide project work estimates.

• Conduct Joint Requirements Planning and Joint Application Design sessions.

• Analyze and map processes / data for current state and future state.

• Requirements development involving requirements elicitation, elaboration, analysis, specification and validation.

• Use of ministry mandated requirement management tools and templates for requirements

• Review and feedback of technical design documents.

• Conduct and/or participate in walkthroughs at each project milestone.

• Knowledge transfer to TS and I&IT Cluster at all stages of the assignment.

• Report status to, and follow overall direction from the Project Manager and/or Lead Business Analyst.

The Deliverables include (but are not limited to):

• Business Cases and Request for Bids

• Business requirements / rules

• Business process models

• System Requirements specifications

• Business / Data Glossary

• Business and System use cases

• User epics, stories and themes / Product backlog and sprint plans

• Data requirements / models (conceptual / logical)

• Functional and Non-functional requirements

• Requirements Traceability Matrices

• User Interface specifications, low and high fidelity prototypes

• Report specifications

• Test plan/strategies, test cases

• Risks and Issues

• Status reports

• Work plans, e.g. requirements management plan

• Artefacts/documents required for enterprise architecture development from a business needs point-of-view (contextual and conceptual), as required for the Architecture Governance Point review process

• Other artefacts as determined by the project

Support to Development and Test teams in following areas (but are not limited to):

  • Building and testing support to development team
  • Reviewing test strategy, test plan and cases
  • Management of defect logs
  • Testing Applications
  • Supporting end-user inquiries
  • Defining the integration test plan
  • Defining the user acceptance test plan
  • Identification and resolution of problems/issues
  • Document and manage risks and liaise with other project teams to coordinate project interdependencies.
  • Documentation of all artefacts in a shared project library.

The Ministry is seeking the services of one (1) Business Analyst, Level 3, to work as part of the Project Management & Program Delivery project team in collaboration with the core project team, solution delivery vendor(s) and other stakeholders as required.

• Provide support during the design, implementation and testing phases of the project.

• Report progress of assignment on a regular basis to Project Management, raise any issue and concerns and propose mitigation strategies.

• Lead and/or participate in teams developing solutions within MTO’s Transportation Safety (TS) Division.

• Conduct feasibility analysis, project scoping and provide project work estimates.

• Conduct Joint Requirements Planning and Joint Application Design sessions.

• Analyze and map processes / data for current state and future state.

• Requirements development involving requirements elicitation, elaboration, analysis, specification and validation.

• Use of ministry mandated requirement management tools and templates for requirements

• Review and feedback of technical design documents.

• Conduct and/or participate in walkthroughs at each project milestone.

• Knowledge transfer to TS and I&IT Cluster at all stages of the assignment.

• Report status to, and follow overall direction from the Project Manager and/or Lead Business Analyst.

The Deliverables include (but are not limited to):

• Business Cases and Request for Bids

• Business requirements / rules

• Business process models

• System Requirements specifications

• Business / Data Glossary

• Business and System use cases

• User epics, stories and themes / Product backlog and sprint plans

• Data requirements / models (conceptual / logical)

• Functional and Non-functional requirements

• Requirements Traceability Matrices

• User Interface specifications, low and high fidelity prototypes

• Report specifications

• Test plan/strategies, test cases

• Risks and Issues

• Status reports

• Work plans, e.g. requirements management plan

• Artefacts/documents required for enterprise architecture development from a business needs point-of-view (contextual and conceptual), as required for the Architecture Governance Point review process

• Other artefacts as determined by the project

Support to Development and Test teams in following areas (but are not limited to):

  • Building and testing support to development team
  • Reviewing test strategy, test plan and cases
  • Management of defect logs
  • Testing Applications
  • Supporting end-user inquiries
  • Defining the integration test plan
  • Defining the user acceptance test plan
  • Identification and resolution of problems/issues
  • Document and manage risks and liaise with other project teams to coordinate project interdependencies.
  • Documentation of all artefacts in a shared project library.

Requirements

Modeling and Methodologies –

  • Demonstrated experience with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and methodologies such as waterfall and Agile methods with a focus on iterative development and delivery with proven ability to lead sprints.
  • Demonstrated experience with Business Object Oriented Modelling, UML tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated experience with Public Sector Digital Service Standard and Digital assessment processes
  • Experience with the Zachman framework , Public Sector Architecture Governance Points and deliverables

Technical Skills –

  • Proven experience in investigating, analyzing and estimating system applications in a large integrated mainframe and mid-tier environment
  • Experience with all stages of automated system implementation in complex mainframe, with online batch, and Financial reconciliation transactions
  • Experience working with legacy infrastructure hosting environments such as mainframe with complex applications; Experience with supporting legacy applications and modernizing
  • Demonstrated experience with implementation of business solutions using Custom off the Shelf solution implementations such as Oracle Siebel based systems and photo comparison technologies
  • Ability to document requirements using story boarding utilizing tools such as Azure DevOps and Jira
  • Demonstrated experience with HP ALM (Quality Center) to support test activities
  • Experience with prototyping tools to deliver high quality prototypes and mock-ups
  • Experience with submitting and managing project collateral (conceptual and logical) in repository tools such as PowerDesigner
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Microsoft Power BI

Business Analysis Skills –

  • Experience with engaging business and IT stakeholders, understand requirements for new functionality or changes to existing ones and providing high level and detailed estimates
  • Ability to write high quality business cases, working with corporate governance bodies and navigating approvals
  • Experience with documenting deliverables (Functional and Non-functional requirements, System Requirements Specifications, Business requirements / rules, Business Process Models, Data Requirements / Models (conceptual / logical), Risks and Issues, Business and System Use Cases, Requirements Traceability Matrices, Status Reports, Test Plan / Strategies, Test Cases etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience with JAD/Sprint session facilitation and the ability to interpret business needs to technical requirements
  • Demonstrated ability in conducting feasibility analysis, project scoping and providing project work estimates
  • Experience with requirements development involving requirements elicitation, analysis, specification and validation

Communication Skills –

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the facilitation of project meetings for reviews
  • Experience in reporting progress of assignment on a regular basis to Project Management and raise any issues / concerns and propose mitigation strategies
  • Experience with creating automated information and status reporting

Business Subject Matter Knowledge and Expertise –

  • Good understanding of program & service concepts, general and best practices, business processes & rules, stakeholders & relationships, service delivery models (incl. self service / digital service), private & public partnership, etc in complex and high-impact public sector transportation safety related licensing, registration, permit, enforcement, safety inspection, photo identification and related fraud prevention line of businesses, services, or functional areas, in relation to I&IT application software delivery

Public Sector Experience –

  • Experience with Public Sector I&IT Solutions architecture, application design, quality assurance standards, project delivery methodologies, and practices
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Public Sector applications, databases and systems while developing cross cluster, multi-year business solutions including knowledge of Custom off the Shelf product implementations with third party vendors
  • Experience working in accordance with policies and procedures of the Ontario Public Service
  • Experience with frameworks and methodologies such as Zachman Framework, Unified Project Methodology, Architecture Gating Points
  • Experience with compliance requirements with Acts, Directives and corporate policies including background with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
  • Knowledge of Simpler, Faster, Better Services Act to support OPS’ Digital First Strategy with user centric designs; familiarity with Digital Service Standards and Service Design Playbook
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