Position: Business Integration Specialist
Location: Toronto, ON
Contract: 12 Months
-Provides expert advice in developing and integrating process and information models to enable identifying and eliminating redundant business processes.
-Identifies new business functions/solutions and documents the business requirements.
-Participates in the development of business/system integration strategies.
-Provides technical leadership to business analyst, architects and system development teams.
-Provides specialized technical expertise in the overall analysis of the design and architecture of systems solutions based on strong hands-on experience.
-Identifies short and long-term project goals/objectives, and as senior technical expert, identifies and defines program and service delivery requirements in support of the development and/or acquisition of applications.
-Leads the analysis, development and documentation of design and architecture of systems solutions.
-Leads the development of testing, integration and implementation of systems solutions into the clients’ applications.
General Skills for a Level 3 Business Integration Specialist:
•Experience with “rapid-based customer requirement gathering techniques” and methods.
•Experience directly supporting the implementation process of business-critical software applications and systems.
•Experience in process decomposition/mapping and business process re-engineering (BPR).
•Ability to isolate root/actual cause of an issue as opposed to the symptoms of an issue.
•Experience in analyzing resources for the implementation of IT.
•Experience in conducting feasibility studies for business integration projects.
•Experience in business risk management and risk assessment.
•Excellent communication skills with both technical and business audiences.
•Experience in developing business integration methodologies.
•Good conflict resolution, motivational and inter-personal skills.
•Strong business analysis skills.
•Experience in preparing cost/benefit analysis.
Technical Skills: Minimum of 10 Years:
•Experience in system analysis, data modelling and agile methodology (rapid-based customer requirement gathering techniques and methods).
•Experience directly supporting the SDLC and implementation of business-critical software applications including web-based applications.
•Experience in process decomposition/mapping and business process re-engineering and complex data models using UML notation (e.g. class diagrams, physical data models, etc.).
•Extensive experience in systems analysis and design in large, complex environments using Java Enterprise Edition and content management systems (preferably UCM).
•Extensive experience using J-rules engine.
•Experience in the use of development tools and business re-engineering software.
•Experience with construction of complex query statements.
•Knowledge of a variety of database structures.
•Experience with JAVA (J2EE) development platform, WebSphere and Oracle.
Work Experience: Minimum of 10 Years:
•Experience in the use of data and process modelling methodologies, techniques and tools, including working knowledge of metadata structures, repository functions, and data dictionaries.
•Knowledge of performance considerations and performance testing tools in different environments.
•Experience with data migration from legacy systems to Oracle database (preferably AS400-based).
•Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. business, logical, and physical models) based on Enterprise Application Processes and Modeling methodology and guidelines (preferably OPS-based).
•Strong conflict resolution, motivational and inter-personal skills
•Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with both technical and business audiences.
•Able to work effectively with others in a team-based, matrix environment
•Strong English language skills.