CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Business Analyst in Lafayette, Louisiana
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Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)
City: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Position ID: J1020-1756
Employment Type: Full Time
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CGI: An employer of choice
CGI is in the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 75,000 members strong. This position is NOT at a customer location. The CGI federal office is in Lafayette, LA where you will join a cutting edge technology team delivering modern and flexible solutions for the federal government. Limited telework opportunities are available.
The Business Analyst will support the Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG) in ensuring the successful delivery of solutions and services. Business Analyst will be part of the Solution Development team and will be responsible for assisting with writing business requirements and user acceptance criteria on user stories, writing and executing manual and automated tests, validating potential product defects, and supporting their agile team as a subject matter expert. A Business Analyst must posses excellent communication and analytical skills, and willingness to self-educate. Success in this position hinges on self-motivation, attention to detail, a strong sense of ownership, and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with the other members of the team.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
The Business Analyst is looking to join a global technology leader and want to join a winning team to grow yourself and your career. You are eager to face challenges and truly embrace the challenge of building large and complex solutions. You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves, doing whatever it takes to ensure that the ESG team is successful.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to,:
You will interface with team members and customers in an Agile environment to gather requirements, document functionality and write acceptance criteria, business scenarios, manual and automated test cases and other documentation as appropriate.
In this role you will participate in requirements definition and design efforts, develop manual and automated test scripts, test cases and the overall test plan.
Participate in maintaining test data to support regression testing.
Execute and or coordinates execution of test scripts and documentation of test results in test logs or defect tracking systems.
Assist in the analysis of test results, document conclusions and make recommendations as supported by such analysis.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience in a business environment.
• Must possess analytical skills and a proven ability for process innovations and workflow improvements.
• Solid proficiency with MS Office or similar products, including word processing, project management, spreadsheet, presentation, and drawing programs.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with executive, technical, and non-technical persons
• Ability to multitask and to manage multiple priorities.
• Aptitude for problem solving, with an understanding of when to proceed and when to escalate issues.
• Ability to maintain composure and tact under pressure.
• Quick learner with keen research skills.
• Experience in documenting defects and test results
• Experience in the creation of test plans, test cases and other technical documents as assigned
• Experience using Atlassian JIRA and Confluence software, or other project management tools
• Ability to work in an agile environment
• Direct experience with Scrum
• Experience working with a remote team
• Experience using automation tools
• Prior experience as a Business Analyst or Systems Analyst is a plus
Agile Business Analysis
What you can expect from us:
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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
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