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Business Analyst in Montreal at Pivotal Payments

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Brief Job Description

This position requires the candidate to work collaboratively and proactively with Pivotal Payments stakeholders to develop a product vision and to use an Agile methodology to help the technical team bring it to fruition. Candidate must have proficiency in requirements gathering and a strong understanding of both business and technical aspects of software solutions. Strong analytical skills are also essential since the candidate may help re-engineer business processes and perform gap analyses. The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills along with demonstrated proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and related tools necessary for developing business and functional requirements as well as user stories.



  • Work closely with business stakeholders, end users, and the Corporate PMO team to define and help prioritize the product backlog and product roadmap.
  • Actively manage stakeholders' requirements and expectations through each project while truly owning the product vision and roadmap.
  • Attend all required Scrum meetings including: daily stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog refinement, sprint review and sprint retrospective.
  • Provide the scrum team with clear information regarding the end user experience and how, when, and why they use the product or service.
  • Establish success criteria for key product features using meaningful metrics.
  • Collaborate closely with developers during sprints. Clarify requirements and make timely decisions on execution details.
  • Perform research, analyze information and compose system information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Be an active member of a project release cycle including testing, feedback, and overall quality assurance.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing and adapt to the needs of the target audience.
Thank you for your consideration.

Job Requirements

Qualifications (skills/experience)

  • Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent.
  • Experience working with an Agile product development team in a Product Owner role.
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, version 2013 and above.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Well-versed in IT and the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience in the payments industry is an asset.
  • Experience working with any Agile project management tools (e.g. Jira, Trello, VSTS, Rally, etc.).
  • Experience working with Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services is a plus.
  • Must be detail oriented with high degree of accuracy and ability to multitask.


Working Language

  • English (written and spoken) is the language used 99% of the time, as work colleagues and the clientele are both geographically dispersed within and outside of Quebec.
  • Internal communications between colleagues occur in English or in French, depending on the parties involved. Strategic suppliers are located outside of Quebec.
  • A basic knowledge of French is required for any position located within Quebec. English is required for this position, as it would report to someone outside of Quebec, and requires frequent out of province communications.