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IT - Business Analyst – Agile DevOps

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Are you a skilled, performance-driven business analyst with vision and experience working with Agile methodologies? If you excel at identifying and delivering business value through technology and love to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, we want to hear from you.


As a DevOps business analyst, you’ll be part of our growing IT team in our head office in Richmond, B.C. You’ll be responsible for shaping technical products by gathering and defining business requirements and translating these needs into detailed functional design for our technical teams. You’ll help ensure the team’s success by providing a clear understanding of features, requirements, and processes to enable efficient product development. Your work will help our WorkSafeBC team in promoting workplace health and safety and providing support and rehabilitation to those who have been injured at work.


Working on our IT team is a unique opportunity to do work that matters. We provide a highly-collaborative environment where employees can develop their skills and work on challenging projects that help make a difference to the workers and employers of B.C.


What you’ll do

As a business analyst in our DevOps team you will:

  • Assist product owners and business users to translate their requirements into user stories that will support development activities and acceptance criteria
  • Be a liaison between business users and the DevOps team, understanding and gathering product requirements from business users and translating them for software engineers, testers, solution engineers, and other members of the DevOps team
  • Define documents, test cases, and product backlog changes, and engage teams in continual feedback to drive planning
  • Write clear, concise requirements, expected outcomes, and acceptance criteria
  • Assist with high-level visioning by working with business stakeholders to define our long-term goals and strategic objectives for product and service streams
  • Interact with cross-functional teams by assisting product owners and scrum masters during planning, sizing, and estimating to drive business value, and maintain product vision throughout the product lifecycle


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for people who can:

  • Influence and communicate effectively with our cross-functional teams and articulate information in business terminology
  • Enhance the team dynamic by promoting a culture of collaboration
  • Be adaptable and flexible to help the team succeed by contributing to clarity of features, managing requirements, and using process modeling skills
  • Work in a high-paced, collaborative environment where business value and sound design drives rapid deployment features, releases, and bug fixes
  • Provide knowledge and experience in business planning and process improvement facilitation
  • Think critically and solve problems creatively


Your experience and educational background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, or a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a business analyst, with at least one year of hands-on experience using Agile methodology
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered


Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.3 million workers and 235,000 registered employers in our province.


What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


To apply

Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.


Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.

Posted: December 18, 2018
Closes: January 17, 2019
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