Business Analyst, Intact Lab (temporary 6 months)

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City : Montréal

Category : Intact Lab

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

How do you imagine life at an insurance company - its people, its culture, its offices? We bet that if you swing by Intact Lab, you'll be in for quite the surprise! Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, the Lab is a digital innovation hub tasked with creating cutting-edge insurtech products that improve the lives of millions of Canadians.
The Lab merges the best of two worlds: the speed and culture of a start-up, with the resources and means of a large enterprise. With a dynamic team, exciting challenges, beautiful offices, inspiring colleagues and a great work culture (we rank as one of Canada's top 100 places to work), Intact Lab offers an amazing environment to develop your skills and grow your career.  

Your Job

We are currently looking for a Business Analyst for a temporary mandate of 6 months, who will play a vital role in supporting our growth.
Workplace: Montreal (2020, Robert-Bourassa Blvd.)
Hiring Manager: Roxane Poulin
THE ROLE:As a business analyst, you play a vital role of translator and facilitator between Business, IT and Quality Assurance. You will be part of a small squad with the sole purpose of creating and enhancing a digital product to the point where that product is the best product, not just in the insurance field, but the best product out there, period. Reporting to the Business Analyst Director, your main responsibilities are:

Analyze business needs to define IT solutions
Lead / prepare / participate in business requirements workshops to specify IT solutions
Make impact analysis and effort estimates to advocate, get approval, then document the IT solution using effective methods and interacting with both business users and the IT project team
Support the development of solutions and monitor velocity of the team
Support test Quality Assurance activities and User Acceptance Tests
Support Product Owners in handling their backlogs and prioritize work to be done
Document User Stories effectively so they can be clearly understood by Front End, Back End developers and Quality Assurance
Identify and convey the impacts on Business processes to support change management in Business units via train the trainer documents and procedures
Build a solid, reusable and thorough system documentation to be used by any stakeholders

Your Skills

Bachelor's degree in a related field
2 to 5 years of experience in analysis (Business, Functional, Information)

Specific experiences - Assets strongly considered

Project experiences in Scrum mode
Experience and knowledge in the insurance field
Experience and knowledge of applications in a web environment or Mobile
Mastery of JIRA, Confluence &
Knowledge of InVision, Abstract or Zeppelin
Experience Eliciting and writing requirements for a Client Self-Serve platform

Required qualities

Be customer oriented
Rigor in the quality of deliverables and in the follow-up of the files entrusted
Ability to learn environments and systems to be up and running quickly
Know how to plan and organize
Good problem-solving skills
Open minded and opened to changes
Communication: summarize in a clear and concise manner, know how to adapt the level of language (verbal and written) and the content of the message according to the type of business or technical worker, demonstrate skills to work with people from different backgrounds, locally or remotely, in both French and English

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work 
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.
Background Checks
As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.  We want Intact to be a great place to work!  This means that internal and external candidates will be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.
Internal Candidates
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
Eligibility to Work in Canada
It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

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