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Business Analyst / Project Manager (Melbourne/Vancouver)
 

 

Job Description

Atimi Software is currently seeking an experienced mobile Business Analyst/Project Manager to fill a permanent and full time position in our Vancouver office. This position, together with the Development and QA Leads, is responsible for the success of a project for our clients. The successful candidate will bring a wealth of experience in mobile app business analysis and managing projects suitable for top tier, Fortune 1000 class, consumer and enterprise apps. You will be expected to learn and advance Atimi’s processes in app development. This includes ensuring that features are built in a way that solves the client’s problems and the ability to plan, monitor scope, and close off projects. A thorough understanding of app features, mobile UX design, third party SDKs, uptake and retention strategies, and security and regulatory issues is expected. A bonus would be additional experience with web development, financial institutions, or work within a service company. Specific tasks include:

Responsibilities

  • Conduct feasibility assessments, gap analysis and requirements gathering
  • Facilitate requirements gathering sessions with multiple stakeholders to extract requirements using best practice methods and tools
  • Provide analytical support for business case development
  • Oversee, participate, create, review, and maintain the requirements and associated documents for the project directly with the client and other project team members
  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs
  • Create and maintain the project schedule, time tracking database, and other project documents
  • Communicate the schedule, task priorities and project status to project team members, the client, and management on an ongoing basis
  • Day-to-day organization of project development activities
  • Track, analyze, and report project time and budget utilization
  • Conduct Risk Management activities for a project (e.g., identify potential risks, and devise mitigation plans)
  • Proactively manage changes to project scope through Change Management processes (e.g., create, deliver, and track Change Orders)
  • Ensure clients are kept up-to-date with all project issues on a daily basis
  • Mitigate and resolve all project issues, both technical and interpersonal
  • Track, analyze, and report project time and budget utilization
  • Organize, document, and communicate project post-mortem analysis

Qualifications

The successful applicant must have proven history of success managing multiple projects concurrently and clear experience conforming to shifting priorities and timelines through analytical and problem solving capabilities.


  • 5+ years experience as a Business Analyst and Project Manager with at least 2 years for mobile apps
  • Experience working for a service-based software development firm
  • Team oriented with strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of PMI standards and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of SDLC
  • Excellent English skills (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of MS Project or Merlin
  • Able to balance the constraints of scope, quality, schedule, budget, resources and risk
  • Willing to travel as this position will require travel to client offices
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Mac experience is a plus
  • Background as a developer is a plus

This job is open to all candidates in Canada. The position MUST work out of our Vancouver office when in Canada (relocation support is not provided). The position would also entail travel, up to 6 months per year at our client office in Melbourne, Australia.

Please submit your resume and cover letter for review along with links and/or screenshots to apps/code you have developed by emailing them to jobs@atimi.com.  All applications will be reviewed, but only those who are able to demonstrate the right skills will be contacted for an in-person interview.

Why Work for Atimi?

Find the work-life balance you have been craving with a flexible schedule, generous time off and convenient commute to work or option to work from home.  Join a team where fun is encouraged with team building activities and Company events. When you work for us, you can expect to work in a first class office with beautiful views of the downtown core. You can also expect generous compensation along with awesome benefits so come to work in your comfy clothes, make yourself a cup of fresh ground coffee, and dive into your amazing career.

About Atimi Software

Hello, we’re Atimi. If you’ve got a smart phone or a computer, you’ve seen our work. You may not know our name, but you use our software – whether it’s on Apple or Android devices, Blackberry or Windows, you’re already familiar with what we do, you just don’t know it yet. We work with high profile companies that want to extend their brand reach. Our clients hire us to do the flagship work for major brands. We know what it takes to get noticed: over 60% of our apps have been featured by Apple in TV ads, iTunes advertising, in-store or in print ads. We work with Fortune 500 companies who want to be recognized for being innovative and want to ensure a true brand experience at every customer touch-point.


Fundamentally, Atimi believes in compensating people based on the value they provide. All of us are evaluated on the core skills we are able to demonstrate when doing our job. Once you demonstrate new skills there’s no reason that shouldn’t be recognized. We want to provide developers with fast moving, cutting edge projects where everybody has a voice and nobody is concerned with ego or internal politics, so all of us are challenged to constantly improve.

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