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Title:  Business Analysis Specialist




Requisition ID: 69406


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


Job Purpose:

Non-Retail Risk Systems provides the project, change, & development management and services of non-retail enterprise risk systems to support the Global Risk Management (GRM) business lines. Reporting to the Senior Manager Development, the Business Systems Analyst will be involved in all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including feasibility studies, research, analysis, elicit, define, assess and document detailed business and system design requirements (functional, operational, transitional, information & non-functional) for new systems & systems enhancements and identify any gaps within current capability. To join our team, the incumbent must be proactive and dynamic, demonstrate initiative, have an eagerness to learn, be adaptable to a high-paced environment, and thrive on challenge.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Elicit, define, assess and document detailed business and system design requirements (functional, operational, transitional, information & non-functional) for new systems & systems enhancements and identify any gaps within current capability.
  • Identify complex process and systems solutions to address major system needs.
  • Performs analysis and evaluation of options, alternatives, and system capabilities.
  • Provide strong subject matter expertise across multiple functional areas and across functional process flows or functional and cross functional teams.
  • Understand complex system integrations including source and target systems and how they relate to each other and perform data analysis.
  • Assist with managing projects and coordinate work with Stakeholders and Project Teams and provide post rollout support for system enhancements.
  • Coordinate timing for development and testing if the change involves multi-systems to meet deployment date, provide support for developers and testers during the sprints and preparing release notes
  • Participating and supporting the Intake process
  • Perform CDE analysis, create reports and communicate to business partners
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and activities in a timely, organized manner.
  • Independently resolve complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the business needs.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings, action plans and audit reports.   


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Proficiency in Business Analysis procedures and requirements, as well as technical analysis and design requirements.
  • Highly experienced in writing business requirements for system development.
  • Experience in data analysis and data modeling (Conceptual and/or Logical and/or Physical) and the ability to grasp a customized repository (as defined by a relational or dimensional database) approach.
  • Knowledge of enterprise applications and enterprise analysis.
  • Strong SQL knowledge and skilled and experienced in working with relational database structures MS SQL Server.
  • Experience working in a project environment and SDLC methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Credit and Risk applications preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem solver, flexible, proactive and able to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment.     


Nice to have skills:

  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science.
  • 4-7 years of demonstrated experience in business and functional requirements elicitation, translation and documentation in insurance, financial services or technology, with demonstrated data analysis abilities.
  • Experience working with big data platforms (Hadoop, etc.)
  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • Financial and Credit Risk / Loss experience


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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