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Intermediate Business Analyst

Fonction publique de l'Ontario

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted August 2, 2022.

Apply By: Friday, August 12, 2022 11:59 pm EDT Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Division: Lands and Resources I&IT Cluster City: Dryden, Guelph, Peterborough, Sault Ste Marie, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto Job Term: 1 Permanent, 1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 12 months Job Code: 17160
– Systems Officer 5 $1,498.23
– $1,935.44 Per Week Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.

Are you an analytical professional, able to conduct IT business analysis, build strong business relationships through excellent communication and passionate about digital delivery?

If so, consider this great opportunity to advance your career as an Intermediate Business Analyst with the Land and Resources I&IT Cluster, Digital Solutions Branch.

Posting timeline: This posting will be advertised as seen and available for applicant submission from July 14 to August 12, 2022.

About Us The Land and Resources I&IT Cluster (LRC) is one of eight clusters in the OPS formed to provide groups of ministry partners with all their information technology needs.

LRC partners with the Ministries of: Indigenous Affairs; Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; Environment, Conservation and Parks; Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry; and Energy.

LRC works with program areas in each of the ministries to understand their business needs and develop technology solutions that enable business transformation and digital public service goals and objectives.

Technology solutions range from new business applications to office productivity tools, from information management expertise to telecommunications support.

The LRC works closely with other clusters and the Office of the Corporate Chief Information Officer (OCCIO) within the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services to enable shared technology solutions (development tools) and common infrastructure for the benefit of all ministries.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service (OPS)?

We are re-thinking how we deliver services through various initiatives, modernization initiatives and how we access and deliver critical services remotely.

We are striving to enable a future-ready OPS workforce through technology
– focused enterprise-wide strategies.

The OPS offers a competitive compensation package.

We support career and leadership development, invest in learning opportunities, and recognize team and individual achievements, and support flexible work arrangements.

Please note: The successful candidate will have the option of working from the following office locations:
• 95 Ghost Lake Road, Dryden
• 1 Stone Road West, Guelph
• 300 Water Street, Peterborough
• 70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste Marie
• 5520 Hwy 101 East, South Porcupine
• 159 Cedar Street, Sudbury
• 40 St.

Clair Avenue West, Toronto
• 77 Grenville Street, Toronto
• 435 James Street South, Thunder Bay OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism: We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code .

Refer to the “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Taking a digital first approach, in this role, you will:
• plan, lead and conduct a comprehensive range of IT business analysis and systems consulting services for Land and Resources Cluster Business Partners
• collaborate with Ontario Digital Service and participate in Digital First Assessments (DFA) ensuring alignment to Digital Service Standards (DSS)
• develop and maintain productive and successful relationships with partners, translating business requirements into functional and information documentation
• research, design and conduct/lead comprehensive feasibility and business case analysis for diverse solutions and business process improvements
• provide project planning estimates and rationales and required business analysis expertise and leadership for concurrent I&IT projects
• anticipate potential implementation risks/issues, troubleshoot problems, identify and test alternative business design options and solutions, provide authoritative advice and innovative recommendations
• prepare and advise on business analysis policies, processes, best practices and standards to ensure continuous improvement and promote a comprehensive and consistent business analysis practice How do I qualify?

Business Analysis:
• You have experience with, and understanding of, accepted I&IT methods, standards, tools, techniques and best practices for requirements definition, business process analysis and design to lead complex/unique business process analysis, development of new processes and the recommendation of changes.

• You have comprehensive knowledge of Digital Service Standards (DSS) and the Service Design Playbook and have working experience in conducting user research, prototyping, usability testing and creating journey maps, personas and user stories
• You have comprehensive knowledge of processes to accurately, clearly and concisely document the requirements of different businesses.

Information Technologies, Practices, and Methodologies:
• You have thorough knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and advanced knowledge of industry recognized business analysis tools and techniques supporting the SDLC.

• You have advanced knowledge and understanding of systems analysis and design principles, practices, methods and techniques in order to ensure alignment, compliance and best practices in business consulting work, IT technical guidance and recommendations.

• You have demonstrated experience of logical and physical data modeling and database design, software development languages and tools, and various software and performance testing tools.

• You have knowledge and understanding of n-Tier technologies, Cloud Based Computing and Digital Service Delivery.

Business Relationship, Leadership, and Communication Skills:
• You demonstrate effective communication skills, to lead individuals and facilitate teams; write and present reports to management with persuasive recommendations, work effectively with business partners, colleagues, management and external service providers.

• You have experience making presentations and explaining technical solutions to non-technical people.

• You have very strong business relationship, and interpersonal skills, to develop and maintain an effective partnership/service environment between diverse business areas with competing expectations and needs.

Analytical, Research, Problem-Solving, and Assessment Skills:
• You have advanced analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skills to assess diverse and competing requirements of different and/or broad-scope systems, and translate these into functional and information documentation such as process/IT requirements and changes.

• You have demonstrated analytical, research and problem-solving skills to deal with requirements and issues, system problems and process improvements.

• You have the ability to identify potential implementation issues, risks and impacts; provide input and recommendations to address concerns.

Project Management Skills:
• You have demonstrated project management skills to plan, lead and conduct concurrent project activities, especially to elicit and document business requirements, including estimating levels of effort, prioritizing work packages and organizing requirements discovery sessions.

• You have the knowledge required to schedule, track, and report on projects; create analysis, reports and recommendations, make presentations, estimate cost, produce correspondence and co-ordinate activities.

Additional Information: Address: 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1 Stone Rd W, Guelph, West Region or 95 Ghost Lake Rd, Dryden, North Region or 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region or 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region or 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region or 40 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Toronto Region or 77 Grenville St, Toronto, Toronto Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region 1 Permanent, 1 Stone Rd W, Guelph, West Region or 95 Ghost Lake Rd, Dryden, North Region or 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region or 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region or 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region or 40 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Toronto Region or 77 Grenville St, Toronto, Toronto Region or 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions.

These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments.

Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad.Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements forthis job.

We rely on the information you provide to us.

OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.

If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in therecruitment process, please ContactUs to provide your contact information.

Recruitment services team willcontact you within 48 hours.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives.

By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service.

Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service.

Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g.

one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely).

The circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, August 12, 2022 11:59 pm EDT .

Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest.

Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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