IT Business Analyst

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The IT Business Analyst is responsible for supporting the implementation of new systems and changes to the existing ones. To succeed in this role, resourcefulness is a necessary skill to have, and you not only enjoy variety but thrive in a changing and fast-paced environment.

You should have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users. Your goal will be to ensure that our systems are stable, reliable, integrated and support the business to run smoothly and efficiently. 

DUTIES: 

  • Support the implementation and integration of new enterprise systems and technology 
  • Determine ongoing information needs and translate them into functional and technical requirements 
  • Identify system changes and complete the installation, configuration, initial data loading, testing and hand over to production, by working with software vendors and/or internal staff  
  • Support business software and perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems 
  • Perform proactive system maintenance for excellent performance and optimization 
  • Create dashboards, reports, and assist users with ad-hoc requests for data extracts and analysis  
  • Evaluate training needs, develop training materials and provide system training to existing and new users 
  • Create and maintain documentation for all aspects of business systems 
  • Other project work, as assigned by management 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Diploma/degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems or related, plus minimum of 2 years’ recent experience in a similar role 
  • Ability to analyze business problems by looking at both process and technology   
  • Good understanding of business analysis, software development life cycle, project management methodology, change management and version control  
  • Knowledge of at least two of the following: a programming language, scripting and query design, relational databases, web service integration, Power BI, Tableau, Power Pivot, XML, APIs 
  • Resourcefulness and problemsolving aptitude 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Ability to prioritize and work under pressure 
  • Curiosity, enthusiasm and a passion for business technology 
  • Clean criminal record check 
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada 

At the Valens Company, we believe in creating products for those who need them. We do things the right way without ever cutting corners. Whether it’s medical or recreational, local or international, we’re pursuing meaningful extraction, formulation, product development and testing to bring purposeful cannabis to the people.

To inquire about this IT Business Analyst position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@thevalenscompany.com

 

About The Valens Company

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor
deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/


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