The Lead Business Analyst

Clearance Level
Business Process Analysis
Woodlawn, Maryland

REQ#: RQ57526

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is has one of the largest and most diverse portfolios of work at Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). We combine deep insight into healthcare benefit administration policy and technology across all of CMS’s operational areas. The Lead Business Analyst will capture and communicate customer requirements to a cross-functional team and identify opportunities to improve on legacy business processes to better support CMS’s mission. This position provides an opportunity to play a critical role in the migration of CMS’s legacy mainframe systems to modern cloud-based architectures, delivering improved scalability and lower total cost of ownership.

GDIT is seeking Business Analysts with government health systems experience to lead a team that will be:

  • Leading UAT efforts, writing user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Clearly and effectively communicate processes, ideas, and solutions to technical teams and customers
  • Documenting software and systems efforts in Agile or mixed Agile and waterfall environments.
  • Working closely with government customer and other contractors to find solutions to difficult problems and manage multiple priorities at once
  • Reviewing, analyzing and evaluating business systems and user needs.
  • Documenting requirements, defining project scope and objectives, and working with software and systems architects on designing systems to parallel overall business strategies.
  • Creating workflow charts and diagrams; determining system capabilities; writing specifications.
  • Providing project management support to development efforts.


  • Must have at least eight years of experience with planning, designing, developing, and launching efficient business, financial, and operations systems in support of core program functions and business processes, with four years serving in a leadership role.
  • Proficiency in developing robust business rules to resolve system issues and enhancements for systems.
  • Proficiency in developing testing scenarios.
  • Exhibit a strong business understanding about CMS business operations, related interfacing systems and data
  • Will serve as the primary contractor liaison with the business owner on business requirement related discussions, and will be essential to ensure the team is able to support the on-going business needs
  • Will meet with stakeholders to define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals.
  • BA/BS
  • The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for Public Trust.


  • Prior experience supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Working understanding of Medicare Advantage systems and data
  • Experience with Agile project management practices
  • Existing Public Trust

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.