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Technical Lead Full Stack Software Developer in Reston, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Technical Lead with a background as a leader in using Agile Development methods to join our team in Northern Virginia and begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems. The ideal candidate is an individual with the functional knowledge and ability to lead a team that can take a concept and turn it into a finished product. This individual can handle all the back-end and front-end technologies and work, including software development, databases, servers and cloud, systems engineering, security and user experience, necessary to deliver mission capabilities to clients. The ideal candidate will have entrepreneurial approach for addressing opportunities and a proven record of successfully leading teams in delivering capabilities.

In this role, you must be able to translate business requirements into technical solutions. You will be leading teams as well as collaborating. You will apply your expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. You will apply your comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments, evaluate performance results and recommend changes as necessary to achieve project success. You will lead development of systems and demonstrations related to a broad range of business areas. Your overall responsibilities will include designing, developing, enhancing, debugging, and implementing software solutions and demonstrations in an Agile environment to meet customer requirements and goals. In this role you will:

• Lead and participate in Application Development Teams
• Employ Agile/DevSecOps (Scrum, Kanban, etc.), supplying coaching, expertise and thought leadership
• Provide oversight and management of Unisys Technical Challenges, Proof-of-Concepts (POCs), Client Demonstrations/Demoware, white paper preparation, and orals associated with Federal opportunities
• Serve as project lead or lead technical staff in course of application development projects including leading Agile Teams
• Build and manage delivery teams (including remote resources) in support of Unisys Federal Systems opportunities
• Lead and support hands-on full stack engineering development on projects, coaching and helping delivery teams to adapt this as part of their development life cycle
• Understand the DevSecOps tooling landscape and have experience integrating various DevSecOps tools together into toolchains to provide end-to-end application lifecycle management
• Maintain close communications with Unisys sales, business development, executive/solution architects, and client executives to understand and manage the pipeline of tech challenges and other demos being requested in support of opportunities.
• Collaborate and coordinate with Federal Capability Leads
• Coordinate and manage offshore resources
• Support proposal development through the acquisition lifecycle, including creating response, written, orals, plans, artifacts


Must be familiar with Agile methodology and be able to lead and work collaboratively in a team environment. Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential as well as strong customer focus and presence.
• Extensive experience building rich Internet applications on a Java technology stack, using Agile, Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Test Driven Development (TDD) and Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD).
• Demonstrable record successfully leading teams.
• Expertise with DevSecOps, Testing Automation, Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI-CD) environment using tools such as Gradle and Jenkins.
• Familiarity with Microservices Patterns and best practices.
• Proven skills in Cloud native development
• REST API creation
• Angular
• NoSQL databases such as Mongo or Dynamo
• Java, including frameworks such as Spring and SpringBoot
• Amazon Web Services and MS Azure
• Docker and other operating-system-level virtualization (containerization) programs

Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Systems Management or related field degree or higher and a minimum of 15 years of related experience. Applicable advance certifications and education and specific skills can be substituted for Master's degree or years of experience.

Local candidates only. Work location: Northern Virginia

Desired Skills

Familiarity and experience with the following is desirable:
• Kafka distributed streaming platform
• Mobile application development experience
• Event driven architecture
• Code samples or demo GitHub repos preferred
• OpenShift
• Graph databases
• Machine Learning
• Advanced visualization tools
• Rules engines
• UI/UX experience

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.

Req ID = 2018-4548