Business Systems Analyst (BSA) – Full Time Permanent or 9 Month Contract


September 11, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

MAXIMUS is an industry leader in the provisioning of products and services to support the delivery of government services in North America and internationally.

In Canada, MAXIMUS Canada is responsible for the administration and delivery of two of the Province of British Columbia’s most important health care programs: The Medical Services Plan and PharmaCare. We are constantly looking at new technology, processes and methods of delivering services to the citizens of British Columbia.  Because of this, and given our expertise in program information management, claims processing, contact centre services, document processing and information technology, we are positioned for significant growth.

Join us here in Victoria, BC to experience the best in West Coast lifestyle. You will work in an environment that will challenge you and reward your achievements. Your down time can be spent exploring the beautiful West Coast – from culinary experiences to cultural events, and to outdoor challenges. We have it all! Located in beautiful Victoria, BC, in the heart of downtown, our location offers easy access to every amenity.  

Job Summary: 

Primary Accountabilities:

Maximus BC Health, Inc. has an immediate need for a Business Systems Analysts who evaluates IT applications and systems, business functions, processes, and procedures to identify areas for improvement.

The BSA works closely with programmers and developers to design and integrate computer based maintenance or development solutions which will meet the business needs of the client and stakeholders, including Operations and Information Technology staff.

Within the systems development life cycle domain, the BSA typically serves as a liaison between the client, IT operations and external service providers.

The role of the BSA is to apply analytical skills to business requests (which are often high level or lacking in detail) and communicate these business wants/needs in a clear and unambiguous manner. The BSA takes into account technical constraints when defining business requirements in order to ensure the requirements can be achieved.

For example, the BSA will need to consider security constraints, potential data conversion requirements, and existing database and application software. To support this requirement, the BSA works with both the internal and external application maintenance, development, and infrastructure teams. Typically, BSA's work on multiple simultaneous application releases.

BSA's work with the Project Management Office (PMO) Manager as required to prepare the necessary documentation for presentation to the senior management team. Once approved, the BSA will perform project management duties along with BSA duties. For larger projects, the BSA may assist the assigned Project Manager (PM).

The successful candidate will be a problem solver and who can methodically analyze and resolve business challenges within budget, and who is comfortable with peer and supervisory feedback. You must possess a desire to learn and adopt new processes for continual improvement and to keep abreast of new methodologies and processes.

Education & Experience:

Degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in systems analysis, information systems, computer science or a related field, and have experience successfully implementing and supporting enterprise applications.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Desired Skills:

- Borland Test Manager

Nice to Have Skills:

- HL7 messaging
- Health Insurance or Pharmacy Industry
- Release planning, business systems analysis and documentation, business process reengineering, and business case development and status reporting
- Borland Caliber RM, and/or StarTeam
- Experience with the application landscape that supports the British Columbia Ministry of Health
- Computer Associates AION or other rules engines

How To Apply: 

Please call or send your resume in confidence Quoting:  Business Systems Analyst (BSA) – Full Time Permanent  or 9 Month Contract to:

Cliff Tang, Principal
Zealots Consulting Inc. Executive Search
IT Recruitment Consulting & Leadership Development
"Part of Your Team"
Lynn Valley Town Centre
1199 Lynn Valley Road, Box 16133,  North Vancouver, BC  V7J 3S9

604-727-3141 (phone)
604-988-3152  (fax)