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Software Developer in Reston, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

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Job Description

Interested in a growing into a technical challenging and dynamic environment?

We are always looking for team members that have what it takes to be mission critical.  At Unisys Federal Systems, our team supports 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.

Our team members 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.

Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher Preferred !

* This opportunity is for future demand and consideration when available !



Our ideal candidate is an experienced application developer with current Java experience and expertise. In this role you will gain an understanding of the functional and operational environment of a legacy system, leverage your reverse engineering skills, and work with a small team on a complete system modernization in Java.

We are looking to place a team member on a small development team who will be engaged in the transition of a legacy application to Java as the system is modernized.

This individual should have experience in supporting Agile development and DevOps in an Open Source environment. This individual should support UI/UX and/or Usercentric Design efforts as well as backend application development.


Collaborate with product manager/owners and development team during all phases of the project to promote successful delivery of quality products to our customers.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide full lifecycle programming and operational support of a mission critical system.
  • Develops and applies methods, theories, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of system design requirements and problems requiring the application of expert knowledge. 
  • Analyzes and evaluates user requirements by coordinating with the user to define the problem, data availability, report requirements, and system design problems.
  • Defines system objectives and prepares system design specifications.
  • Supports Agile and Kanban environments.
  • Exercise expertise in Java language and support Micro-services and/or API based environment as well as UI/UX capabilities.
  • Understanding of various software development and test methodologies including Traditional/Waterfall, Agile, Scrum.
  • Daily duties include code debugging, testing, documentation generation, system and splice testing and integration. 
  • Travel to client location for meetings when needed.
  • Exercise strong software development skills, including use of coding standards, performing code review and all aspects of Agile methodology
  • Leverage strong Junit experience and implementation experience to improve automated testing approach.
  • Support client user acceptance testing (UAT), client demonstrations, and walk-throughs.
  • Perform unit and system testing on system / application.
  • Other Information:
  • Primary platform is Linux Red Hat (modern). Other environments include Windows and Linux. Have experience support and developing in JBoss EAP is a plus.
  • Agile environment experience is required.
  • st be a self-starter, self-motivated, driven individual
  • Critical thinker, ability to negotiate with key stakeholders and maintain positive attitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of US Military messaging (legacy AUTODIN) experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of DevOps desired. Jenkins, Git, experience a plus.
Requirements

Position Requirements: 

  • U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
  • DOD Secret Clearance
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related technical field and a minimum of 8 years of experience specific to software development or equivalent blend of education and 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 www.Unisys.com.


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