General Dynamics Information Technology Financial Aid Systems Analyst in Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.

GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees. Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.

We are seeking a Systems Analyst. This position will:

  • Work with the development team and Department of Education Federal Student Aid to formulate requirements, review design, and assist with testing tasks that will enhance the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), improve service, and increase performance efficiencies.

  • Analyze business requirements, find innovative solutions to improved business support and operational performance, including but not limited to the NSLDS Customer Support Center, subject areas of the financial aid operations such as data reporting, transfer student monitoring, enrollment reporting, and Training.

  • Generate and verify creation of standard and ad-hoc reports for management and ED customer relating to all functional areas of NSLDS.

  • Create external business communications documents such as newsletters, technical updates, user guides, and web messages to assist users, understand enhancements to the NSLDS system.

  • Assist ED with product specific inquiries, query assistance to retrieve appropriate data, and create training and presentations.

  • Provide third-level support for NSLDS Customer Support Center including evaluating potential issues and finding resolutions.

  • Perform a variety of administrative and analytical tasks in support of the NSLDS contract program.

  • Interact regularly with the customers to ensure conformance to business requirements.

  • Participates in special projects as required.


  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.


  • 2-5 years of directly related computer systems analysis and/or programming experience.

  • Experience with Federal Student Aid programs, including National Student Loan Data System preferred.

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.



Requisition ID2018-40704

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Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelConfidential

Full/Part TimeFull Time