Sr. Business Requirement Advisor - FDA

Clearance Level
Business Process Analysis
Remote, Working from Maryland
Remote, Based in District of Columbia
Remote, Based in Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Business Requirements


Requirement Documents

REQ#: RQ171882
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

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking to fill a Sr. Business Requirement Advisor role on an existing contract to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and their critical mission needs. 

This is a customer facing role which requires engagement with the user base of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and requires a keen business and technical acumen.  As a Sr. Business Requirement Advisor, you will take a leadership role within the agile delivery team focused on delivering new customer-facing web-based applications with an emphasis on providing high-value features to our customers. You will serve as a lead support member for the team working closely with the Product Owner and high performing development team to help manage the product. The primary responsibility will be to integrate the needs of the project as well as the needs of several different stakeholders to produce an overall solution.

The ideal candidate is someone with strong requirements analysis skills combined with the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts. A successful candidate will have the appropriate experience and business understanding to prioritize initiatives and work with both management, our clients, and be able to direct the project team with realistic and attainable delivery. 

**This role is hybrid with 1-2 days a week onsite in Silver Springs, MD and/or at the GDIT offices in Rockville MD, Falls Church VA, and Chantilly VA. Travel expenses will not be reimbursed.**


  • Lead and assist in analyzing and documenting client's business requirements and processes; communicate and develop these requirements to technical personnel by constructing basic conceptual business and process flows (Visio), including data dictionaries, configurations business rules business requirements documents, system requirements documents.

  • Lead and assist in planning and designing business processes; assist in formulating recommendations to improve and support business activities.

  • Helps coordinate and assist the creation of basic user acceptance test scenarios to be used in testing the business applications to verify that client requirements (e.g., edge cases, etc.) are incorporated into the system design.

  • Work closely with the technical leads and developers to develop and modify systems requirements documentation to meet client needs and explore potential solutions.

  • Coordinate and sequence a myriad of detailed user stories and requirements to technical leads in support of sprint planning activities.

  • Execute demos and user acceptance testing assists in analyzing testing results in all phases.

  • Participate in technical reviews and inspections to verify 'intent of change' is carried through phases of project.

  • Support Product Owners in their management of requirements and product features.

  • Lead and assist with the management of requirements and collaboration sessions using tools (JIRA and Confluence).

  • Assist in the research and assessment of business goals, objectives, and needs to align information technology solutions with business initiatives.

  • Assist Product Owner to define and prioritize the team backlog of work so that solution effectively addresses business and program priorities.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of business analyst experience

  • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)

  • Expert-level knowledge of the requirements gathering process from start to finish

  • Proficiency in building process flows, wireframes, and mockups

  • Knowledge of software development life-cycle methodologies

  • Experience working with Agile/SCRUM, writing user stories and following the development process through user story acceptance

  • Ability to be onsite as needed

  • Ability to attain a Public Trust clearance

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to simultaneously engage, deliver, and communicate at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels as demonstrated by enterprise level experience with large IT infrastructures

  • Possess a process-driven acumen that can provide streamlined approaches to requirements gathering and documentation

  • Professional Agile certification 

  • Experience with Documentation

  • COTS/Low code (Appian, FIGMA, Pega, etc.) experience

Attributes for Success:

  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills

  • Self-motivated, highly organized individual

  • Ability to communicate succinctly, and with brevity at the Sr. Leadership levels


  • 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

8 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $148,750 - $201,250. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.