Business Systems Analyst

CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc

December 09, 2013

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Company Overview: 

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in more than 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.


Job Summary: 

This is an exciting opportunity to join CGI, a world-class IT company, for a permanent position in Victoria BC to provide leading IT services to our local clients.

Job Description/Accountabilities:

As part of the team, the candidate will be charged with working on web, client/server and workflow based development projects to ensure the quality delivery of new or enhanced systems. Initially this position will perform business and system analysis on a cutting edge web portal project. As a Business Systems Analyst, the candidate will have functional design responsibilities for analyzing business requirements to create functional specifications, process flows, use cases and other documentation. This position is expected to have had deep experience in application development and one or more of the core disciplines (use case elaboration, logical application design, BPM, SOA, Data Analysis), but is expected to be able to work across all of them as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interact with the business analysts to understand the requirements
  • Interact with architects and technical leads to convey the possible interface of the software
  • Interact/guide the development team
  • Interact with system testing team
  • Prepare high quality functional design documentation
  • Contribute to the advancement of enterprise capabilities in system analysis and design domains (ALM, tooling etc.)

Specific Educational Requirements/Accreditations:

  • Ideally, a University or College degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred.
  • Strong qualifications as outlined in this posting will be considered in the absence of this educational requirement.

Other Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

  • Leadership Capabilities
  • Self-starter
  • Highly developed competency in complex, large-scale development programs
  • Superior analysis and problem solving skills to proactively and quickly address and decompose complex issues into manageable pieces
  • Good technical skills to understand the potential and the limitations of information technology
  • Ability to analyze scope, requirements and issues, and define work effort required to address
  • Ability to take control of issues and manage them to resolution in a highly complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills to manage multiple deadlines and priorities within a highly demanding environment
  • Ability to multi-task, to effectively handle multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Ability to work in an ongoing changing environment
  • Strong team player, with ability to work both in teams and individually.
  • Ability to lead and mentor others
  • Excellent communication (written, oral and presentation) skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills help systems analysts work with end users as well as with business analysts, developers and other systems professionals.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years Systems Analysts/Design experience or combination of Analyst and Developer experience
  • Experience in large system development projects
  • Advanced GUI design experience
  • Advanced front and back office User Experience expertise
  • Sound knowledge of SOA web services functional design
  • Experience in workflow systems
  • Advance knowledge of uses case and process modeling techniques
  • Well versed in non-functional requirements, such as performance, response time, operability and traceability
  • Experience with sizing and planning of new initiatives
  • Expertise in SDLC & PMLC processes
  • Knowledge of database and data modeling
  • Excellent analytical/documentation skills
  • Good working knowledge skills with Microsoft Office Products, Microsoft Visio, Sharepoint and Microsoft Project
How To Apply: 

To apply, please go to our website:

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.


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