Lead Business Analyst (New Orleans, LA)

| New Orleans, LA
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Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Lead Business Analyst. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.
The Lead Business Analyst will oversee all business analysis, requirements elaboration, backlog grooming, and support the development team in delivering high quality releases that meet the requirements of the program users.

  • Collaborates closely with Product Owners to understand and define the project backlog items and acceptance criterion
  • Lead and facilitate requirements-related activities including elaboration sessions, story mapping, focus groups, interviews, observation, interface analysis, requirements workshops, structured walkthroughs, backlog grooming, and estimation etc.
  • Coordinate solution design and development working closely with other leads from program management and operations to ensure high quality delivery of maintenance releases
  • Manage the team of analysts including resource selection, tasking, mentoring, and performance management


  • Bachelor's degree required in Information Systems, Business, or other relevant fields, or 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

Required Experience:
  • 7+ years of experience in business analysis, requirements analysis, or systems analysis in an Agile system development environment
  • 3+ years of experience leading a team of analysts responsible for requirements elaboration and backlog management

Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Proven in-depth, hands-on experience with Agile/Scrum software development methods including managing detailed progress information in Agile ALM tools such as TFS, Jira, or similar tools

Security Clearance Level:
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to secure a Public Trust Clearance

  • On-Site

• 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

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.
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General Dynamics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, Falls Church, VA, Sterling Heights, MI, Groton, CT, Bath, ME, Savannah, GA, St. Petersburg, FL and San Diego, CA. General Dynamics was founded in 1952. It has 13790 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 771 open jobs at General Dynamics, click here.
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