Unisys Federal Systems

Program Manager

Req ID
Federal Systems
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career oriented Program Manager to join our team in Annapolis Junction, MD to begin a challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


  • Ensure the team delivers high quality performance, meeting all contractual and project requirements, work products and deliverables, and exceptional customer service/satisfaction across the program.
  • Monitor multiple projects/tasks on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress and quality, managing issue resolution, and recommending corrective action, as necessary.
  • Plans, schedules, and establishes daily, weekly, monthly, and annual activities necessary to meet program timetable for Technology Refresh, Modernization, and Technology Insertion.
  • Identify and recommends internal and external process improvements.
  • Maintain required management documentation in support of customer programmatic reviews and support requirements.
  • Provide financial program control, including overall P&L for the program.
  • Lead professional development efforts and mentor junior employees as needed.
  • Assist with new and organic business growth and/or proposals as appropriate.



Candidates for this role should be familiar with government contracts and have experience working within the Homeland Security market with proven results delivering against a variety of client requirements with staff under multiple labor categories and multiple subcontractors. Successful candidates will have experience in managing contracts focused on augmenting a diverse set of client operations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and minimum 10 years relevant experience in program/project management in similar large and complex systems or equivalent blend of education and experience.
  • PMP Certification required.
  • Demonstrated experience managing, coordinating, and facilitating a team’s efforts effectively and efficiently in a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contract environment desired.
  • Homeland Security experience desired, preferably dealing with enterprise-wide systems and/or processes.
  • Ability to manage projects with wide-ranging stakeholder groups, including interactions with government clients at the GS-15 level and above.
  • Proficient in the following Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret policy, regulations, and directives.
  • Exceptional leadership capabilities (both internally and externally)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • US Citizen Required
  • Secret clearance required


  • DHS TSA Experience preferred
  • 5-10 years of demonstrated ability to manage through complex and challenging delivery environments
  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability leading large teams through change
  • 5+ years demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor level relationships with senior level client and advise clients on the path forward
  • 5+ years demonstrated ability to improve quality and program management on an existing program
  • 10 years of familiarity with complex IT programs (ideally involving one of more of the following: cloud, Oracle or agile)
  • 0-2 years of familiarity with DHS SDLC

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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