Principal Analyst, Functional
Analyzes user needs and performs research and functional analysis on a variety of projects ' Analyzes user needs to determine functional requirements for a wide variety of projects. ' Performs technical assessments aimed at improving client systems. ' Performs functional allocations to identify tasks and their inter-relationships. ' Researches; identifies; and recommends resources required for task execution and completion. ' Performs functional modeling based on requirements analysis. ' Develops new systems or updates existing systems to meet client needs. ' Serves as technical advisor to clients in assigned subject areas; recommends functional changes; and identifies areas for further investigation. ' Generates recommendations in the form of technical briefings; reports; and other major documents provided to senior level client personnel. ' Consults with clients to determine optimum design for assigned projects. ' Identifies emerging relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes and systems. ' Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures; presentations; and training materials. ' Conducts functional testing of various systems. ' Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts; and may have supervisory responsibilities. ' May serve as technical team or task lead. ' Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas. ' Participates in special projects as required. TSO Education Requires BS/BA degree. Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; professional training; or work experience. Qualifications Requires 8-10 years experience. ? Advanced knowledge of the principles; methods; techniques; work processes; and applicable regulations in assigned subject-matter area(s). ? May require professional certification(s) in one or more specific technologies; depending on job assignment. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.