• Business Analytics Developer (entry/junior level)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2019 2:37 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-AZ-Scottsdale | USA-VA-Fairfax
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field is required or equivalent 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 entry level Business Analytics Developer to join our experienced team in either Scottsdale AZ or Fairfax VA.  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.


    Consults and collaborates with business leaders, end user, IT staff, vendors, and other third parties and is involved in every phase of application development lifecycle
    Predominately the role uses development and applications administration / support skills in the configuration, customization, maintenance, and interfacing of Commercial of the Shelf (CoTs) business applications in the GDMS infrastructure
    Their responsibilities include requirements specification, solution design, prototype plans, developing and testing code, solution release, and supporting issue analysis and resolution
    Collaborates with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new applications
    Designs creative prototypes according to specifications
    Writes high quality source code to program complete applications within schedule deadlines
    Ensures application interoperability with IT infrastructure components while ensuring compliance with wide-ranging information security requirements
    Ensures application integration interoperability with other applications or subsystems (e.g. interface management, data integration systems, job automation)
    Performs unit and integration testing before launch
    Test codes using sample data sets to ensure the output from the program meets the requirements
    Conducts functional and non-functional testing
    Troubleshoots and debug applications
    Evaluates existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features
    Develops technical documents to accurately represent application design and code
    Recommends coding fixes to resolve outstanding issues and work to enhance applications to automate business process as best possible
    Some usiness travel may be required

    Experience in an enterprise level analytics environment is strongly desired (Power BI, Tableau, Business Objects, MicroStrategy)

    Basic knowledge of SQL scripts/ETL and other scripting languages

    Understands business stakeholder requirements, gain a thorough understanding of their desired business outcomes, and how they translate in application features
    Evidence of ability to follow detailed task direction and instructions on tasks of limited scope using entry level understanding of the Applications Admin discipline
    Demonstrates personally accountable behavior and shows initiative and enthusiasm on assignments

    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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