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Enterprise Architect in Fort Belvoir, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer service oriented Systems Architect to join our team in Fort Belvoir, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems. 

In this role you will perform as a Enterprise Architect for the Defense Stockpile Management System (DSMS) including Nuclear Management Information System (NUMIS), and Defense Integration and Management of Nuclear Data Services (DIAMONDS), Joint Application Design Environment (JADE) projects for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

Active DoD Top Secret Clearance Required !

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Requirements: 

  • Establish DSMS architecture within the context of the overall system including selection of processor types and architecture, and software architecture and major interfaces, in accordance with applicable DoD and other Federal policies and guidance, such as Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) 
  • Plan and develop architecture and design plans for communication and collaboration products, operating system platforms including servers, devices, management products, applications and overall security related to implementing these products.
  • Developing architecture artifacts as requested by DTRA to document newly integrated capabilities within the DSMS Enterprise Architecture. The artifacts shall include the following reference models as applicable:
  • Business Reference Model
  • Service Component Reference Model
  • Technical Reference Model
  • Performance Reference Model
  • Data Reference Model
  • Analyzing objectives, categorize and prioritize requirements, and architect solutions.
  • Architect, implement, and deploy leading edge technologies and solutions.
  • Assist in the strategic planning process to ensure strongly aligned IT and business goals
  • Providing consulting and SW and IT Lifecycle Frameworks that offer best practice processes, guidance, and custom-tailored solutions for managing the entire IT life cycle (planning, preparing, building, maintaining).
  • Refining current architectures and assist in the deployment and integration of communications solutions

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience providing similar services, preferably in DoD
  • Demonstrated Experience working with DoD and other Federal Architecture policies and guidance
  • Demonstrated Experience developing DoDAF documentation
  • Advanced degree of analytical ability.  
  • Advanced skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Intermediate skills in database design and concepts.

Minimum Education and Experience: 

  • BS Degree required; or direct work experience may substitute for education. (1 year experience = 1 year education).
  • Security + Certification Required

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.