• Senior Advanced ERP/MRP IT Business System Analyst

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/16/2019 2:05 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a computer science, information technology, engineering, or scientific field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


    Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Advanced ERP/MRP 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 IT Business Systems Analysis role is a blend of traditional Business Analyst and Systems Analyst disciplines. They use their high level of expertise to consult and collaborate with business leaders, IT staff, and other third parties to develop, deliver, and optimize business capabilities. 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.

    Develops recommendations and business case rationales for investment in new or enhancements to the existing MRP/ERP application

    Investigates, identifies, analyzes, and captures business systems, process, information, and other forms of detailed specifications & requirements related to the requests

    Supports the development and delivery of the solution leveraging knowledge of: business end-users, stakeholders, goals, requirements, current and desired future states

    Translates business requirements to related technical specifications and interfaces with other technical staff to design, develop, and maintain solution

    May occasionally evaluate Oracle PL/SQL database code, SQL scripts, custom Oracle interfaces and configurations, and even modifying such to some extent

    Plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing

    Partners with business end-user community and IT staff to refine, tune, train, promote adoption and optimize of the MRP/ERP application environment

    Understands organizations, information, systems, policies, processes, metrics, opportunities, challenges, risks, and constraints

    Investigates and evaluates alternatives for, and assess feasibility of, improvements in information, technology, process, and/or organizational systems

    Performs other duties as directed

    Leads, plans, and executes small initiatives

    Moderate business travel required



    Prior work experience as a MRP/ERP Business Analyst or MRP/ERP Systems Analyst capturing, analyzing, and translating business requirements, specifications, processes, and business cases is required

    Exhibits solid knowledge on how a MRP/ERP application functions.

    Has a solid understanding of many MRP/ERP business areas/ business processes. i.e: Contracts, Projects, Manufacturing, Procurement, Human Resources.

    Acts with little daily instruction on tasks of diverse scope using a seasoned professional understanding of the Business Systems Analysis discipline

    Has a strong track record of being capable of working with significant uncertainty, resistance, barriers, issues and challenges; converting uncertainty into quantifiable impact, risk and mitigating actions

    Exhibits a solid knowledge of reading and/or writing Oracle SQL queries for data inquiry and reporting

    Exhibits broad experience with software and/or business analysis frameworks, methodologies, and tools

    Has the ability to analyze situations, alternatives, proposals, designs, architectures, risks, data, systems, and constructs

    Has a solid experience creating user stories, use cases, acceptance criteria, and test plans/cases

    Has a solid understanding of solutions development methodologies (e.g. DevOps, Agile, Software Development Lifecycle, etc.)

    Has a strong familiarity with common software tools including MSVisio, MS Excel, SQL tool, and MS Project

    Has proven experience developing solutions to a variety of challenging problems of broader scope and complexity, using established procedures

    Has a history of providing work direction and leadership to others

    Has a history that illustrates flexibility and adaptability to changing business needs and shows exposure to overcoming fundamental change obstacles

    Exhibits solid presentation, oral/written communication, and inter-personal skills including the ability to: anticipate, influence & adapt to a wide range of audiences; cultivate relationships and leverage organizational understanding to facilitate decision-making and buy-in


    MRP/ERP work experience required. IFS experience preferred, but not required

    Oracle SQL experience

    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 13,000+ 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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