IT Business Analyst

USA-VA-Fairfax | USA-MA-Taunton
4 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Information Technology
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a computer science, information technology, engineering, or scientific field or the equivalent experience.


Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a IT Business Analyst.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



  • The IT Business Systems Analyst role is a blend of traditional Business Analyst and Systems Analyst disciplines. The Analyst will use their technical expertise to consult and collaborate with business leaders, IT staff, and other third parties to develop, deliver, and optimize business capabilities & information technology systems. They often act as integrated team leads and facilitate small projects or initiatives.
  • Captures desired business outcomes, demands, actions, and plans
  • Learns organizations, information, systems, policies, processes, metrics, opportunities, challenges, risks, and constraints
  • Investigates, identifies, analyzes, and captures business systems, process, information, and other forms of detailed specifications & requirements
  • Supports the development and delivery of solutions
  • Translates business requirements to technical specifications and interface with other technical staff to design, develop, and maintain solution
  • Supports unit, integration and acceptance testing
  • Performs other duties as directed
  • Moderate business travel required


Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers' changing business needs
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the General Dynamics Mission Systems culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures
  • Follow industry trends and pursue technology innovation to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems services are cost competitive and superior to industry best practices 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Evidence of ability to follow detailed task direction and instructions on tasks of limited scope using entry level understanding of the Applications Admin discipline
  • Demonstrates personally accountable behavior and shows initiative and enthusiasm on assignments
  • Clear and concise oral & written communication skills
  • Understanding of Microsoft tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Preferred Degree Types and Experience:

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent industry experience
  • Understanding of Mobile Device Management software is a plus
  • Experience with Blackberry's UEM software is a plus
  • Experience with iPhones and Samsung Galaxy Phones



Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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