Business Requirements Lead

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
Montgomery County, Maryland
Remote, Based in Maryland
Remote, Based in Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Business Analysis

Business Requirements


Deliverables Management


REQ#: RQ167466
Public Trust: MBI (T2)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Business Requirements Lead to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and their critical mission needs.  As the Business Requirements Lead, you will play a pivotal role in FDA’s IT modernization by leading the effort to gather, analyze, and document business process and requirements.   The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and possess strong critical thinking skills to understand, document, and help build  complex business processes into system requirements. and IT products. 


  • Conduct interviews, workshops, and surveys to gather comprehensive business requirements.
  • Analyze gathered requirements to identify common themes, patterns, and potential conflicts, including modernizing systems which handles 30,000 plus software requirements specifications
  • Review existing documentation, such as business/data process flows, user journey documents, user manuals, and reports
  • Manage and resolve discrepancies and conflicts in requirements through effective communication and negotiation with customers
  • Collaborate with project teams to prioritize requirements based on business value and project objectives
  • Establish and maintain traceability matrices to track the relationships between user stories, epics, tasks, tests, and other relevant artifacts throughout the project lifecycle for an enterprise implementation
  • Effectively communicate requirements to internal teams to ensure a shared understanding
  • Guide and mentor junior business analysts and other team members
  • Understanding of technology and the ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications.


  • Education: BS in Business, IT, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Required Experience: Minimum of 15 years industry experience
  • Technical experience:
    • Minimum of 10 years of requirements gathering experience
    • Minimum of three years of requirements lead experience
    • Experience with JIRA
    • Familiarity with project management methodologies and software development life-cycle methodologies
    • Ability to adapt user stories based on feedback and changing project requirements
    • Experience in negotiating and resolving conflicts among stakeholders

  • Security Clearance: Ability to attain MBI

  • Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to influence and drive change within the organization
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Must be self-motivated and highly organized
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and with brevity at the Sr Leadership levels
  • Ability to articulate business process driven requirements into streamlined technical requirements
  • Enterprise level experience with large and complex IT modernization efforts

  • Preferred Skills:
  • Prior HHS experience
  • Experience in the field of human-centered design, including journey mapping and customer research on user personas
  • CBAP (Certified Business Analysis Professional)
  • PMP (Project Management Professional)
  • Professional Agile certification, including SAFe methodologies
  • COTS/Low code (Appian, FIGMA, Pega, etc.) experience
  • Location: Hybrid: Must be able to travel in the local MD and VA area, including Silver Spring, MD and Falls Church, VA as needed.  Must be able to work two days at the client site, 10901 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring office if needed.


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required


About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.