Unisys Federal Systems

  • Experienced Services Oriented Architecture IT Consultant

    Req ID
    Federal Systems
    Public Trust
    Travel Percentage
  • Summary / Description

    Position Summary / Responsibilities:

    We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Experienced Services Oriented Architecture IT Consultant, interested in joining our team in Boyce, VA (with occasional visits to Winchester, VA and Washington, DC) and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


     The ideal candidate possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Has the ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major technology assignments. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.
    Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities
    In this role you will support development and maintenance of client and user support systems related to a broad range of business areas. Leads major portions of large or medium projects, and leads small projects autonomously. Provides highly technical and specialized solutions to complex IT problems and solutions involving Services Orientated Architectures. Performs analyses and studies and prepares reports. Gathers facts through research, interviewing, surveys, etc. Analyzes the client’s business, draws conclusions, prepares final reports and gives presentations. Uses in-depth consultative skills and business knowledge to practice business objectives and processes.


    Key Qualifications:
    • Experience working with Federal government customers in support of delivery of information technology services.
    • In-depth experience in delivering SOA design, implementation, and operation support services across complex, multi-location enterprises.
    • Experience developing and maintaining shared Application Programming Interface (API) libraries that allow functions to be coded once, consumed by many, and maintained centrally. Experience in API development and management for a wide variety of functions, such as X.509 certificate verification, user authentication, correspondence, rules, GIS, payments, reporting, identity management, name and address, application, and eligibility determination desirable.
    • Project experience in identifying behaviors and collaboration incentives that optimize the business value of SOA by aligning service integration solutions with business objectives, governance, and business processes.
    • Experience in assessing and documenting gaps and opportunities to enhance SOA interoperability, information exchange, metadata, security, quality of service, alerting, naming, versioning, audit/logging, taxonomy, users, licenses, chargeback, OLAs, and technical support.
    • Experience in assessing architectural attributes, including reliability, redundancy, availability, and survivability of existing SOA systems.
    • Familiarity with NetIQ AppManager web services monitoring and messaging. Experience with tools such as AppDynamics or New Relic a plus.
    • Experience or certification with Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services, including Hybrid Cloud Architectures desirable.
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies, ideally working on projects with both worker (internal) and public (external) users. Scrum Master Certification a plus.
    • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification required. ITIL v3 Intermediate Level desirable.
    • Project Management Professional or Program Management Professional Certification.
    • SOA Certified Professional
    • SOA Certified Consultant
    • SOA Certified Analyst
    • SOA Certified Architect
    • Desired certifications: Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    Position Requirements:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Systems Management or related field degree or higher and a minimum of 8 years of applications development experience. Applicable advance certifications for the specified areas.

    Local candidates only. Work location: Northern Virginia
    Must have passed the equivalent of a High-Level Risk Background Investigation (or higher) prior to commencing work.

    About Unisys

    Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?


    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.


    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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