Business Systems Analyst - IT & IS


Kitchener City, Ontario, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 05/30/2021
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About ApplyBoard

At ApplyBoard, we believe that education is a right, not a privilege. We empower people around the world to access the best education available. Through our platform and team of experts, we streamline the application process, from submission to enrolment, assisting thousands of students to pursue their dreams of studying abroad.

Job Description

We’re building a movement - an education revolution.
We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. 
ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.
The Opportunity:
In this role, the successful candidate will contribute to the business by providing the analytical support needed to inform decisions made with regards to department processes and procedures. This role fills a need to execute data-driven strategies within the Customer Experience department

What you’ll be doing every day:

    • Work with Business Stakeholders to develop requirements for internal business applications.
    • Work with business on analysis of problems, development of business proposals and business plans
    • Work with stakeholders in identifying impact and opportunity benefits for the establishment of priorities.
    • Identify and describe Personas and User Stories
    • Perform Stakeholder Analysis and conceptualize business ideas into business needs
    • Support business decisions on business operations structure and processes
    • Analyze and document business processes and structure
    • Collaborate with Business and IT in defining and prioritizing product capabilities
    • Analyze and document Business and System requirements
    • Employ Use Cases, and UML for analyzing and documenting requirements
    • Perform requirements management
    • Support Project Management, Architecture, Development, QA and Support stakeholders in planning, developing and supporting software solutions 

What you bring to the table:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
    • 5 + years in Business Analyst/Business System Analyst role
    • Solid understanding of Requirements Elicitation, Analysis, Documentation & Management
    • Practical experience of working in an Agile environment.
    • Practical experience in stakeholder analysis, needs analysis and business process modeling
    • Practical experience in gathering system requirements and communication it to development team
    • Practical experience with Use Cases and UML
    • Strong understanding of SDLC
    • Ability to communicate with business and IT stakeholders in clear and unambiguous manner
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in fast pace environment
    • Experience in using requirements definition and management tools
    • Knowledge of Business Architecture is desired

What We Offer:

    • The opportunity to have an impact on a product that is positively affecting change to thousands of students lives every day
    • Working alongside a brilliant and globally diverse team based in Waterloo and Toronto
    • Great compensation and benefits package to keep you healthy and happy!
At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. If you require accommodation to submit an application and/or during the interview process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected] Requests will be addressed confidentially.
Life at ApplyBoard:
By joining our team, you have the opportunity to join the fastest-growing technology company in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 800 team members based in 18 countries, who represent over 30 nationalities and speak more than 40 languages.
Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities. Want to learn more about Life at ApplyBoard, be sure to follow us on our Life at ApplyBoard Instagram. 
About ApplyBoard
ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 100,000 students with their educational journey.
 In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In 2020, ApplyBoard announced a C$170M Series C funding on a C$2B valuation, reaching a ‘Unicorn’ status. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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