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Program Director in Alexandria, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Program Manager to join our team.

In this role you will:

Serve as the Program Manager for mission critical program.  The PM will provide technical oversight and guidance in the development and maintenance of complex software solutions providing assistance, as required, across engineering, project management, and agile systems development methodology domains. 

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

Responsible for leading agile teams in development of emerging capabilities such as high volume data ingestion, analytic and machine intelligence solutions, identity intelligence/biometrics, entity disambiguation, and case management solutions leveraging a microservices architecture as well as providing O&M support and enhancements to dozens of currently deployed security-sensitive systems for passenger and cargo risk assessment and targeting.


Position Requirements:

  • MS degree & minimum of 15 years of related experience or equivalent
  • Familiar with development, deployment, and operations and maintenance of cloud/microservices, agile, large scale high availability systems, fast in-memory databases, management of information in various forms including semi-structured data. 
  • Experience managing large scale agile software projects and various aspects of Federal government client services programs.
  • Experience with JAVA development in different environments.
  • PMP required.  ScrumMaster certification a plus.
  • Experience working on new projects independently as well as working on maintenance tasks in a team environment.  Expected to perform all tasks in the development cycle, starting from business process definition, to development, configuration, and production support.  Good documentation and communication skills are required.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 
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 = 2018-4558