Business Analyst

West Des Moines, IA
Jun 14, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
Analyst, Business
Full Time
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.

Education Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.


This position is responsible for leading business analysis teams and providing analysis and support to customers and technical teams regarding programs and projects. Works to understand customer business functions and requirements and supports project teams to implement client-chosen solutions. Analyzes customer input to gain and understanding of customer needs. Gathers and records business, user, and system requirements. Participates in requirements analysis.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related experience.

  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.