Systems Business Analyst – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Systems Business Analyst

CGI is offering an exciting opportunity as a Business Systems Analyst in a digital environment. As a member of CGI’s national practice providing retail banking solutions and services to credit unions, you will be joining an experienced and dynamic team of global IT professionals serving our clients across Canada and the world.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Elicit business requirements, translating business requirements into system requirements, and act as a liaison between business and technical teams
• Translate requirements into overall functional design including all components, integration specifications and reporting
• Lead the interaction including facilitating workshops with various business and technology stakeholders to gather, organize, and evaluate business requirements
• Converting business requirements into User Stories and work with the development team to provide clarifications on the requirements (as needed).
• Create process flow diagrams, data requirements, traceability matrix as needed
• Understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions
• Ensure that each critical data element has a clear definition and is still in use
• Liaise between the Solution Analyst team & the Data Modelers
• Define and document data and terminology in a relevant glossary
• Support with developing Source-to-Staging-to-Target mappings and actively work with Development, Test and Implementation efforts
• Work with the overall application development team to implement new data strategies, build data flows and develop conceptual data models
• Help design, document and maintain system processes

Other Responsibilities:
• Maintain a solid understanding of software testing best practices, methodologies, and terminologies
• Lead, coach and mentor other members
• 100% adherence to CGI policies (Member Commitment to the Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Dress Code, Travel, Expenses, etc.)
• Proactively identifying and communicating project risks

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Business Analysis experience
• Experience working with data analysis and modeling

Nice to Have:
• Experience working in team in diverse/ multiple stakeholder environment
• Experience in retail banking and/or credit union space

Soft Skills:
• Self-motivated with attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills with the ability to balance immediate and longer term tasks and requirements
• Excellent presentation skills, ability to cater messages depending on the audience.
• Strong sense of ownership and ability to drive tasks through to completion
• Demonstrate the ability to provide information and ideas in a clear, comprehensive, concise and organized manner
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to build consensus and resolve interpersonal challenges
• Ability to balance multiple deliverables and manage time effectively
• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members

Required Level of Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience


  • Business Analysis
  • Credit Unions
  • Data Analysis

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.