Business Analyst
QC - Montreal or Remote

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Engage2Excel
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Work on a high-profile project with cutting-edge tech at a global leader in employee engagement

If you complement your business analysis/product owner experience with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, this newly created position offers you some great opportunities. You will:
  • Support the next generation of our pioneering Career Experience Suite (CXS) platform, which helps companies ensure an exceptional career experience from pre-hire to retirement
  • Play an important role on a mature team working on a large, highly visible project that will deliver strategic value for the company Quick question for you - click here
  • Gain exposure to leading-edge technologies and innovative cloud-based solutions
  • Expand your experience in a role that will include both scrum and traditional project management; in fact, so projects will be more on the scale of programs
  • Become part of an industry leader in employee engagement -- we apply that expertise internally, delivering a rewarding, fulfilling and fun workplace for our employees
We have opportunities for two Business Analysts at this time, so feel free to share this information with your networks.

Engage2Excel helps human resources organizations create unique candidate and employee experiences from pre-hire to retirement. We know that engaging workplace experiences are essential for motivating employees to care more, work smarter and stay longer. We understand what employees really want because we look at the entire employee lifecycle through a scientific lens. We help more than 3,000 client partners in 100+ countries around the world leverage employee engagement to increase competitive advantage and improve bottom-line results.

Pictured: Engage2Excel consistently wins awards and industry accolades in employee engagement, technology solutions, rewards and recognition, and recruitment.
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Important Role Supporting Development of the Next Generation of an Industry-Leading Career Platform

The Requirements
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To be a good fit for the Business Analyst opportunity, you will have:
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience as a business analyst or product owner
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience with UX/UI/usability considerations for web and/or mobile solutions
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with at least two (2) years of experience communicating with cross-functional departments and teams
  • Solid understanding of waterfall and/or agile methodologies Quick question for you - click here
Pictured: CXS Recruit, part of the CXS platform, is a plug-and-play platform that adapts to each company's requirements and hiring systems. Offering transparent insight into each step of the recruiting process, it can be used as a full-service ATS or integrate with internal systems.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Vice President, CXS Product Development, you will join our growing Product Management team and improve the career experience platform as part of its mission to hire, engage, recognize, and retain employees. You'll work closely with business stakeholders, subject matter experts, product owners and development teams to deliver exceptional, user-centric product features. Quick question for you - click here

Pictured: CXS Onboard helps create a fulfilling candidate and employee experience with pre-boarding and onboarding programs designed to assimilate new employees into company culture more quickly and become more productive in a shorter period.
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Why Join Us
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Make an impact
You'll have opportunities not only to expand your skills, but also to leverage your creativity. We promote a continuous improvement culture, and great ideas are always welcome.

Professional development
Our product development team is committed to working with the latest technology, and that knowledge is cascaded across IT. We believe that people are exceptional when given the opportunity to excel, and you'll find those opportunities at Engage2Excel.

Trifecta of organizational culture
Throughout Engage2Excel we drive employee engagement and company success through three simple but powerful steps:
  • Living what we do. In short, we enjoy what we do. It's as much a calling as a company because we ignite the inner accomplishment that drives pride, inspires others and makes work fun.
  • Rewarding those that earn it. This means you, your team -- everyone. We work hard, play hard and help the customer reap the success we all can enjoy.
  • Seeking new ways to solve problems. We relish the opportunity to take on and overcome challenges. We encourage everyone to lean in, invent and then reinvent. We value courage because we know the best ideas might involve some risk.
Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer outstanding benefits, including all you'd expect, such as insurances and PTO, along with several surprises, including a robust recognition program, a flex-hours / flex-time policy, an onsite gym, and more.

Pictured: CXS Recognize helps companies build the best recognition program that accelerates engagement, improves the employee experience and drives business results in one easy-to-use platform.
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More Insight
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More about the Requirements
In addition to the qualifications described under The Requirements tab, the following is highly preferred:
  • Business Analyst, Product Owner, Agile or Scrum certifications
  • Knowledge of eCommerce, supply chain systems and order lifecycles
  • Familiarity with B2B integrations, REST APIs
  • Experience with HRIS systems and HR-related data
  • Knowledge of Tableau / data science & analytics
  • Experience with global concepts: currencies, languages, localization, cultural factors
The following is a plus:
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps, Jira etc.
  • Development/scripting experience, familiarity working with databases
  • Familiarity with cloud concepts and/or native solutions
  • Experience working in a highly diverse, globally distributed team environment
  • Experience in a product/platform development environment
  • Written / oral proficiency in language(s) other than English
Our strong preference is that you are based in the Montreal area, but we also will consider highly qualified candidates in a remote situation.

More about the Role
In addition to the responsibilities described under The Role tab, you will:
  • Conduct interviews, requirements gathering sessions and independent research to gather detailed and comprehensive functional requirements
  • Document requirements in a clear and unambiguous manner using visuals, charts, examples, etc. as needed
  • Communicate requirements to a variety of audiences including product owners, architects, developers and test engineers
  • Assist teams throughout the software development lifecycle acting as the subject matter expert and business representative
  • Assist in user story creation, user acceptance testing and other product management activities
More about your success
To excel in this role you will:
  • Thrive in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, multi-faceted environment
  • Deliver high-quality artifacts and deliverables within required timeframes
  • Engage effectively with a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders, including senior leadership
  • Contribute to the acceleration of the product management process, allowing the team to stay well ahead of downstream teams
In addition, to be an outstanding Business Analyst, you will demonstrate the following characteristics and competencies:
  • Versatility: the ability to adapt to and handle different situations and project needs
  • Analytical savvy: the ability to understand the business or functional problem/requirement, break down the problem/requirement logically, communicate effectively and make recommendations based on various considerations
  • Domain competence: truly understand what you are creating and why, become regarded as the subject matter expert
  • Application: the ability to apply knowledge, prior experience, skills, and evolving best practices to any situation; fail fast and course correct as needed
  • Problem-solving skills: take a pragmatic, common-sense approach toward any problem; identify and implement the simplest and “just enough” solution
  • Comprehensive: connecting the dots, thoroughness, attention to detail, critical eye for completeness and never “cutting corners”
  • Organizational skills: time management, prioritization, meticulous and reliable
  • Team player: know when to be independent and when to collaborate
  • Communication: write and speak in a manner that others can clearly discern, tailoring communication-based on audience
  • Confident: the ability to speak up, hold the audience’s attention during phone/in-person meetings, gain team’s respect
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Engage2Excel, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.