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Engineering Project Manager in Reston, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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

Essential Job Functions:
• Utilizes excellent written and oral communication skills to work closely with executive Federal leadership and contractor and vendor technical staff to identify best solutions for the organization.
• Lead Business Development Activities to identify customer business needs, translate needs into requirements then identify, develop and articulate technical approaches to address customer requirements
• Comfortable working independently and hands-on to prototype and evaluate custom and third party solutions for fit within the organization.
• Advises on high-level, complex solution development, architecture and management processes from concept ideation through development, launch and maintenance.
• Interfaces with development, delivery teams and executive management to develop and grow solutions and portfolios of solutions and offerings and to increase productivity and profits.
• Promotes use of strategic solutions and offerings by the business development community and provides guidance to sales/proposal teams during the launch phase of the life cycle. Participates in solution selling activities to ensure that marketing plans are in alignment with and satisfy business requirements.
Leads customer and opportunity-specific technical solution architecture efforts. Creates written and graphical content to support client and business stakeholders.
• Leads research initiatives of existing business environment including trends, best practices and organization preferred architectural frameworks to ensure organization's services match business trends. Suggests appropriate upgrades or relevant solutions to enhance organization's competency in meeting changing business needs.
• Interfaces and leads discussions across cross-functional teams, engaging executive management to ensure consistency in solution development and implementation.
• Defines complex solutions which align with and support client requirements, needs and enterprise environment. Mentors and leads project teams in the appropriate use of strategic solutions and offerings.
• Identifies and evaluates business requirements; evaluates concepts and models such as market timing, knowledge of industry and trends. Reviews and approves decisions prior to implementation to ensure adherence to business strategies.
• Advises management regarding vision and strategy, technology innovations and enterprise architecture services.
• Leads performance reviews and scalability assessment activities.
• Prepares vision and strategy work products, technology and product analysis, white papers, and responses to queries on strategy and product related topics.

Technical Experience (Law Enforcement / FBI Technology Implementation):
• Manage professional information technology and related services to support the customer with IT project quality control oversight, technical requirements gathering and development, technology solution design consultation and engineering services needed to assist in the development of solutions targeting evolving law enforcement technologies.
• Manage processes associated with on-site installation, delivery and quality assurance for wide variety of law enforcement related technology projects nationwide
Manage Schedules and Engineers who develop designs for Information Technology architectures by successfully emulating, adapting and replicating current design rules and guidance. Validate design and redesigns of existing technology approaches to identify necessary improvements and technological advancements. Edit plans and design to ensure consistency and operational applicability of solutions.
• Provide assessments of technical requirements provided by customer representatives including any standardized design and/or engineering criteria expected for the design.
• Conduct market research to assist the Government in the preparation of the Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) for technology procurement and design packages.
• Experience developing and delivering Federal Government IDIQ based task order bids, solutions and projects.
• Manage staff and schedules to provide technical assessments of completed tasks, project progress and desired outcomes in accordance with project plans and schedules.
• Test-driven, and Behavior-driven Development (TDD / BDD)
• Manage teams of contract support personnel at multiple locations.
• Maintains and manages the client interface at the senior levels of the client organization
• Meets with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items. Ensures strict conformance to/with program task schedules and prices
• Have technical level of experience to oversee development of end user requirements and must provide technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments, and must establish goals and plans that meet project objectives.


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business administration, computer science, information technology or related field
5-10 years or more years of managing design and build out experience of technology projects for the FBI
Experience working with law enforcement oriented business processes and re-engineering
Experience working with the engineering design, build out, project management and validation for technical solutions involving cybersecurity, biometrics, identity technologies, counterintelligence, terrorism, white collar crimes and public corruption.
Prior experience as an FBI agent or technology specialist highly desired.
Experience working with office productivity tools; delivery assurance and/or industry standards on deliverables
Experience working with administrative and/or workflow systems
Must be US Citizen and able to pass background security check covering areas of financial stability, no prior felony convictions, positive social visibility

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 = 2018-4986