Business Systems Analyst II

Victorian Epicure Inc.

January 06, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
IT Management
Company Overview: 

Our story: 

We are Canada’s largest 100% Canadian women-led Direct Sales Company. Started in the back of a station wagon in 1991, we're no ordinary family-owned business, and we don't intend to become one. Our mission is to transform lives by revolutionizing our industry with a viable entrepreneurial opportunity for women, helping Canadians make better food choices, and sharing the delight and joy of cooking (whether you’re a beginner, foodie, or pro in the kitchen).

Our President & Founder Sylvie Rochette, and CEO Amelia Warren were named 20th among Canada’s Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs for 2012 and are celebrated by PROFIT/Chatelaine W100,

Pursuing a passion for outstanding food and cookware, we are located in the mildest year-round climate in Canada on an Agricultural Land Reserve vineyard with a stunning view of the ocean and mountains. We provide competitive compensation and benefits, meaningful work, and an opportunity to make an impact.

Working at Epicure means being passionate about what you do. Be part of an amazing team, in an extraordinary place, with a very exciting future.

Join us. Make your journey count while you continue to build a great career.

Job Summary: 

As a nimble, gritty and roll-up-your-sleeves Business Systems Analyst II you will facilitate the initial step in the process of delivering integrated business and information solutions. The role requires the ability to develop and deliver presentations to Home Team Members at all levels and to look for business opportunities that are used to develop detailed business and technical specifications, projected costs and proposals.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements, delivering Business and Functional requirements , Use Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs
  • Successfully engaging in multiple initiatives simultaneously

You are:

  • Open-minded
  • Proactive
  • Curious
  • Innovative
  • Professional
  • Collaborative

You have energy, discipline, and a drive for success. Above all, you have heart. Plus, you love cooking, tasting, trying, and eating delicious, nutritious food, all the while empowering entrepreneurs to make their journeys count.

Your story:

  • Post-Secondary degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent work experience; Certification in Business Analysis preferred
  • 5 - 6 years’ experience in relevant IT area (Development, QA, PM, Architecture) or 7+ years in general Information Systems
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience developing business requirements with a focus in IT
  • Experience in system testing, issue research and resolution coordination
  • Extensive knowledge of business issues and processes as well as IT resources and enabling technologies.
  • Proficient with MS Office suite of products , MS Project, XML, HTML, Java, web services
  • Experience working with teams using the following technologies Oracle, UNIX, Java, Web Logic, n-tiered systems, J2EE UML, BPM or ERD modeling, and web services, as well as basic technical knowledge of MS .NET 2.0, C#, MS SQL 2005, Visual Studio 2005
  • Project management skills are an asset with a demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and negotiations on deliverables, timelines and setting up a plan.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills with an excellent understanding of system development methodologies
  • Able to work in a self-directed environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - in both technical and non-technical environments
  • Strong presentation and training skills/experience
  • Ability to liaise with various business stakeholders, all the while having an "of service" attitude to all
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