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Deputy Project Manager in Alexandria, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Deputy Projwct Manager to join our team in Alexandria, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

Serve as the technical Deputy Project Manager for a Mission Critical web application supporting U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The Technical DPM will provide technical oversite and guidance in the modernization of a monolith Java application into a modern Microservice based architecture. The DPM will be responsible for defining and implementing innovation into the project, developing and maintaining product roadmaps, managing a master risk register and staffing model, and other tasks, as assigned, by the program manager. The position requires exceptional written and verbal communication skills and a team player style/approach to coordinate activity among business analysts, architects and developers as well as frequent interaction with senior Government leaders and Unisys executive management. This is a delivery-focused role.

Key skill sets include the ability to lead software-centric projects of medium complexity and size; experience coordinating activities across multiple organizations and stakeholders, experience managing distributed team resources, familiarity/experience with leading Agile projects, and a demonstrated team player style/approach. Project manager must understand implementations and protections of PII, code modernization and transformation, and developing and progressively executing “as-is” architectures into “to-be” architectures.


Key Requirements:
Support the conversion of build and deployment procedures to the target CBP DevOps framework/guidelines.
Experience with scaled Agile teams/implementing scaled agile principles.

Master’s degree and minimum 15 years of experience or equivalent blend of education and experience.

Government Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidate must be able to favorably pass government background investigation.
  • U.S. Citizenship eligibility requirements.

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 = 2018-4696