Functional / Business Analyst (BA)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Functional Experts
Location
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ90666

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is a premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the federal government IT market. Together as GDIT we collectively deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

GDIT currently has a 56+ person team providing systems development, operational and infrastructure support, and application support to the Administrative Systems Office (ASO) of the Administrative Office of the US Courts. The GDIT team is currently seeking a Functional Business Analyst to join a dynamic team tasked with creating the Judiciary Electronic Filing System – Nationally Deployable System (JEFS NDS) which will modernize the current business systems and processes used by the Financial Disclosure Office (FDO), financial disclosure form filers, designees, and the public requesting reports.

This role involves working with all stakeholders (including business leaders and end users) to analyze business needs, working with the lead developer and the team to design appropriate solutions in an agile environment, and ensuring that solutions meet stakeholder expectations.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project teams and across functional units (where appropriate), while serving as the key coordinator between customers and multiple project team members to document and implement new initiatives.

  • Analyze and document business processes to help identify how JEFS NDS can meet those requirements.

  • Work with the Lead Developer and User Experience (UX) analyst to design appropriate solutions and be a liaison between IT and stakeholders to ensure that solutions meet stakeholder expectations.

  • Create functional requirements and maintain project documentation to ensure business requirements are accurately recorded.

  • Participate in team and client interactions, possibly with more senior team members, to develop solutions suited to specific business needs.

  • Provide training and best practice guidance to business leaders and end users.

  • Provide Tier 1 response for end user support requests received through the AO service desk; escalate tickets as needed.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree with 10+ years of directly related experience (or MA/MS with 8+ years of directly related experience).

  • 3-5 years Business Analyst experience including: writing requirements documents.

  • Experience working in JIRA, Agile (SCRUM/Kanban) software development methodologies.

Required Skills:

  • Define functional requirements that can be used to propose technical solutions. Review existing solutions to avoid redundancy.

  • Recommend functional solutions that support business processes and functions.

  • Map the as-is processes and translate them into to-be requirements.

  • Work with a dynamic team to refine and expand the solutions based upon user’s feedback.

  • Analyze and verify business requirements for completeness, consistency, feasibility, and testability.

  • Collect and analyze the project’s business requirements and transfer the same knowledge to the development team.

  • Proficiency with Technical Writing, Analytical Ability, Problem Solving skills.

  • Able to understand existing systems and change priorities quickly and have a capacity to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills – ability to understand complex situations and to develop and implement a logical approach to a problem solution.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fluid and dynamic environment, self-manage projects and communicate status.

  • Attention to Detail – ability to ensure the work and information are complete and accurate by preparing carefully for meetings and presentations and following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.

  • Communication – ability to understand requirements documentation, functional specifications, high level design documentation and system documentation. Able to successfully listen, understand and verbally communicate with technical and non-technical team members alike.

  • Flexibility – able to change priorities quickly and have a capacity to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Influential Skill – ability to gain others’ support for ideas and solutions through logical argument.

  • Interpersonal Awareness – ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others’ concerns and feelings.

  • Productivity – motivated self-starter and quick learner. Ability to work under deadlines with heavy workloads and to meet testing needs.

  • Results Oriented – ability to keep the desired end-result of one’s own work clearly in mind, by setting goals and focusing on them tenaciously until they are achieved.

  • Technical Acumen – strong understanding of software development concepts, procedures, and technologies utilizing the Agile Methodology.

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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.