Associate Business Analyst - Product Systems

Region: Canada

State: British Columbia

City: Vancouver

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

Who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

About this team

The Product Systems teams are responsible for  creating new initiatives and systems to support Costing, Production Management, Purchase Order Management, and Supply Planning. These teams are also responsible for maintaining existing systems in the area.

A day in the life:

As a Business Analyst, this individual will be responsible for planning, facilitating and executing business analysis activities including but not limited to, problem/opportunity identification, process mapping, defect analysis, requirements elicitation and solution design. Acts as liaison between business and technology stakeholders

  • Plan, organize and facilitate business analysis activities such as requirements elicitation, process definition, systems mapping, and functional test planning
  • Identify, quantify the impact and mitigate risks related to project work
  • Gathers, analyzes, documents, reviews and update backlog
  • Facilitate backlog requirement prioritization with project stakeholders
  • Exercises influence of stakeholders with thoughtful and tactful communication to drive decisions

Qualifications:

  • Strong analytic thinking and applies varied techniques to support efficient requirements gathering.
  • Strong understanding of software development practices and project life cycles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of one or more complex functional domains.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 5+ years in a Business Analyst role; 8+ years in IT; Experience in a retail environment is an asset.
  • Experience creating documentation on exploration, requirements and solutions (in Confluence) 
  • Experience developing User Stories (In Jira)


Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.