Advanced Business Systems Analyst

Posted on Indeed on Jun 04, 2021
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in a computer science, information technology, engineering, or scientific field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position:
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an IT Business Systems Analyst. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

  • The Business Systems Analyst role is a blend of traditional Business Analyst and Systems Analyst disciplines. They use their technical expertise to consult and collaborate with business leaders, IT staff, and other third parties to develop, deliver, and optimize business capabilities & information technology systems. They often act as integrated team leads and facilitate small projects or initiatives.
  • Solicits and captures desired business outcomes, future strategies, demands, actions, and plans
  • Understands organizations, information, systems, policies, processes, metrics, opportunities, challenges, risks, and constraints
  • Investigates and supports evaluation of alternatives for, and feasibility of, improvements in information, technology, process, and/or organizational systems
  • Supports development of recommendations and business case rationales for investment in new or enhanced solutions
  • Investigates, identifies, analyzes, and captures business systems, processes, information, and other forms of detailed specifications & requirements
  • Supports the development and delivery of solutions
  • Translates business requirements to technical specifications and interface with other technical staff to design, develop, and maintain solution
  • Executes unit, integration and acceptance testing
  • Partners with business end-user community and IT staff to refine, tune, train, promote adoption and optimize environment
  • Performs other duties as directed
  • Moderate business travel required
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers' changing business needs
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the General Dynamics Mission Systems culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures
  • Follow industry trends and pursue technology innovation to ensure General Dynamics Mission Systems services are cost competitive and superior to industry best practices


  • Exhibits rudimentary knowledge on how IT solutions are constructed
  • Ability to develop relationships and formal and informal networks to influence, coordinate, communicate, and organize groups/teams
  • Developing experience creating user stories, use cases, acceptance criteria, and test plans/case. Knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation Server preferred.
  • History of providing task oriented work direction to others
  • Clear understanding of SQL queries for data transfer or business reporting preferred
  • Exposure to Information Technology (IT) development, operations, or equivalent
  • Considerable familiarity with common software tools including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Microsoft Visio and Project preferred.
  • Knowledge of Appian workflow methodology preferred
  • Demonstrates personally accountable behavior and shows initiative and enthusiasm on assignments
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Solid experience developing solutions to a variety of problems of narrow scope
  • A history that demonstrates a willingness to change ideas or perceptions based on new information or direction

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline preferred
  • Experience in a Business Analyst, System Analyst, or Application Admin role preferred
  • Understanding of a Contract Life Cycle process a plus

  • Teleworking arrangments can be made, but ideally you would be close to a GD 'hub'.
Minimum Salary: USD $69,782.00/Yr. Maximum Salary: USD $118,818.00/Yr. Salary Note: This is the likely salary range for this position. 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. Company Overview:
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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