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Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst

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Avocette Technologies

Avocette is currently searching for a Senior Business Analyst to join our Public Sector team. This is a permanent position working out of our Victoria office.

The Role:

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to complement our team of professionals.

This is a lead position that collaborates closely with our other Business Analysts, Project Managers, Configuration Specialists and clients.  The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written, is essential.


  • This position is responsible for providing IT consulting services for the government sector which includes; delivering projects, maintenance support, change management and expert assistance. 
  • This position serves as a facilitator between the business and technical teams in order to deliver software solutions that satisfy business problems. 
  • Elicit and transform business requirements into the explicit design to be followed in software development and testing.
  • Design and implement software solutions for local governments.  Provide support for transition and continue to provide technical support and upgrades of existing software.
  • Accurately document information, perform QA testing and trouble shoot system issues. 
  • Assist with proposal writing
  • Adhere to service level agreements, manage resourcing requirements and financial reporting as required.
  • Ability to facilitate with diverse groups and diverse settings.
  • Train clients on newly configured software.
  • Occasional weekend and evening work are required for specific projects.

Skills and Experience: 

  • At least 7 years of previous Business Analyst experience is essential.
  • Working knowledge of traditional Waterfall and Agile project methodologies
  • Previous experience working in IT projects
  • Data modeling
  • Gap analysis
  • Experience with business process documentation
  • Wireframes, mock-ups
  • Ability elicit requirements
  • Design solutions matching business requirements
  • Provide high quality documentation
  • Must have superior writing skills
  • Superb communication skills; possess the ability to be tactful and exercise diplomacy with internal and external customers.
  • Previous experience working with other levels of government (federal, provincial, municipal) would be an asset.
  • Technical experience using:  MS Office, TFS/Azure DevOps, JIRA, SharePoint and Visio
  • Knowledge of SQL, PBML, Azure RP, Project Management Technics and MS Project would be an asset.


  • The ideal candidate will have a degree or diploma in Computer Science Software Engineer or Business Administration.  
  • CCBA, CBAP or PMP would be an asset.

If you feel you meet all of the above requirements, please apply to this posting directly in the strictest of confidence to:  Please note that, due to overwhelming responses, only short listed candidates will be contacted. As part of Avocette’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, and criminal offence.

About Avocette: 

Avocette Technologies Inc. (Avocette) was founded in 1977 and is based out of offices in Victoria BC and New Westminster BC. We focus on providing information technology solutions and consulting to public sector organizations at all levels in Canada and the United States. We also provide IT consulting services, software and IT managed services to the BC Public Sector, non-profit organizations, healthcare providers, regulatory organizations and private sector companies.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Vancouver Island, BC

Experience Level : Senior Level

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