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Functional Developer

Job ID: 2118522
Location: FAIRFAX, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Functional Analyst to work on one or more Agile software implementation teams. You will design and create user interfaces and customer products, automate work flows, assess data quality, create and validate business logic, and obtain, translate, and address customer requirements for solutions that use Microsoft SQL Server and ASP.NET. You will manipulate application metadata in admin tools and manage data model, data, and metadata directly in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. You will recommend design and analytic approaches to customers, then implement their requirements into new solution specifications and content. The success of these implementations will depend on your ability to envision and implement the required solution using technical data and metadata applications. Strong organizational and time-management skills, ability to quickly learn new technologies and systems, the ability to translate business processes into automation solutions, and your proven ability to accomplish tasks, fulfill requirements, and effectively communicate assure your success in this position.

You will manage multiple complex tasks with tight deadlines and proactively collaborate with a variety of subject matter experts. As part of our staff, you will be applying your skills to innovative and vital projects for SAIC as well as for our government and commercial clients in the Northern Virginia area.

This role offers permanent work from home/ remote/ virtual work at home

Job Duties:         

  • Work on one or more agile software implementation teams and with customers to design user interfaces, automate work flows, design data models, and obtain, translate, or address customer requirements.
  • Create and manage SQL Server application data models using SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Create and manage application metadata using internal admin tools and SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Configure workflows, user interfaces, reports and dashboards, and maintain metadata.
  • Design and develop analytic products and system content.
  • Develop and document functional requirements, working with customer, project, and technical team.
  • Generate task descriptions and track derived requirements in support of project management.
  • Adhere to release management procedures.
  • Triage tickets, address customer inquiries, and resolve issues.
  • Collaborate with product team and customers.
  • Participate in process management, engineering, and improvement.
  • Provide functional assessments for change requests.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment:           
  • Usual office working conditions and standard office equipment.
  • Required to sit for long periods of time using a personal computer.
  • Some light physical effort required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Some travel may be required













  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience. 
  • 3 years experience SQL development
  • Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Visual Studio experience required
  • Former Army, DoD or DHS Admin/HR experience a plus

Related Experience Should Include:         

  • Executing business process re-engineering and/or improvement projects, supporting mission-oriented business functions or research (e.g., data assessments, functional evaluations, gap analyses, etc.) and related applications or automated systems.
  • Technical knowledge of relational database design, metadata management techniques, and a working understanding of tools used for database, content, and metadata management.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including experience and confidence interacting with high-level clients– i.e., skills in making independent presentations and program/policy recommendations to senior government officials and/or corporate counterparts.
  • Microsoft Office suite experience required.


  • Technical certifications a plus


  • Candidates must be US citizens who are clearable for a DoD Secret clearance due to military contract requirements
  • Can start with a Public Trust


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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