Business Analyst

Clearance Level
Systems Analysis
Rensselaer, New York

REQ#: RQ126115

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

At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications that help the end user accomplish their mission.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own. Bring your creativity to help us find simple solutions to complex problems. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.

As a Business Analyst you will be trusted to support a mission-critical Financial Aid Services Modernization program. This position works under the general guidance of the Project Director. It is is a fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and will be an excellent opportunity to apply your analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, judgment, and decision-making skills.

The Business Analyst provides expertise in the formulation of systems' scopes and objectives. Determines operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, and evaluating output requirements and formats. Additionally, the candidate for this position:

  • Collects and performs analysis on moderately complex information from system users to formulate the scope and objectives of the system
  • Prepares moderately complex flow charts, models, and procedures
  • Conducts feasibility studies to design possible system solutions
  • Conducts advanced form design and layout activities
  • Prepares systems specifications
  • Prepares and maintains technical documentation to guide system users and to assist with the ongoing operation, maintenance, and development of systems
  • Performs detailed analysis and systems designs
  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals
  • May serve as a team or task lead



  • BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience
  • Prior work in an Agile environment, with related certification preferred.


  • Ability to resolve issues with little oversight; ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to management and other stakeholders
  • Supervisory or project management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work independently as well as interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources
  • Self-motivated, well-organized, and strict attention to detail
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; Critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Ability to understand and manage customer expectations and software implementation methodology
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects at the same time, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary.


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.