Business Analyst Intern (4 months)

Recruiter
IBM
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
11 May 2021
Ref
12671829
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
This position resides in Toronto, Ontario and is a 4-month work term commencing September 2021. It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.

As a Business Analyst Intern, you'll be right at the intersection of technology, people, and process. You'll play a leading role in advising clients on business transformation through an analytical approach that combines human-centered design and an understanding of emerging technologies and platforms. You'll be our clients' guide to developing an understanding of their existing processes, goals, and objectives to define their future state - then help them get there.
  • Use IBM Enterprise Design Thinking to help solve client challenges
  • Apply best practices as an Agile Practitioner on client projects
  • Enable your project team by running/supporting workshops, meetings, and stakeholder interviews, and developing communications tailored to specific audiences
  • Define current and future operational scenarios through process maps, models, use cases, and plans
  • Translate client requirements into analytical specifications and user stories for the implementation of disruptive technology solutions


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Must be eligible for a 4 month work term starting in September 2021
  • You demonstrate leadership and flexibility, with a willingness to readily and voluntarily take ownership of highly meaningful tasks and problems, even beyond your initial scope of responsibility
  • You are thorough and analytical; capable of applying logic to solve problems
  • You can handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet target timelines while maintaining focus, despite conflicting demands
  • You are driven to overcome the most challenging obstacles, and look for ways to improve results
  • You take initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve your skills
  • You collaborate effectively with diverse individuals and strengthen relationships to achieve well-designed solutions
  • You communicate sophisticated situations and requirements clearly, simply, and concisely, both verbally and in written form, by actively listening and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner
  • You have a passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies, ceremonies and roles
  • Prior experience in gathering technical and/or business requirements and writing user stories
  • Experience working with web and/or mobile applications
  • Strong passion for consulting and experience working in client facing roles
  • Project Management experience is a strong plus but not mandatory


Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.