Unisys Federal Systems

  • Systems Engineer-GEOINT Broker (TAE) – Product Owner Support:L-SME Level (5) 50635 (M-03-B06)

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Req ID
    Federal Systems
    Information Technology
    Top Secret/SCI
    Travel Percentage
  • Summary / Description

    We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Systems Engineer interested in joining our team in Springfield, VA, and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


    The Systems Engineering & Integration for the National Systems for Geospatial-Intelligence program delivers full life-cycle systems integration and engineering services to the missions of its customer. The program is chartered to provide technical leadership for many of NGA’s highest priorities, including the data engineering project efforts.


    The GEOINT Broker (GB) Strategic Initiative is a transformational effort focused on the assessing, developing, prototyping, engineering to acquire a full end to end capability to broker GEOINT needs and products to customers. This initiative is focused on institutionalizing GB capability within eight product areas: Issue Knowledge; Needs Management; Content Strategy; Value Analysis; Supply Integration; Market Execution; Discover and Deliver; Content Effectiveness.


    The GB Systems Engineer (SE) support team will consists of several engineers with the responsibilities to provide support to the GB Product Owners to include definition of materiel and non-materiel functionality, integration with other product areas, and support to the management of related prototyping and development activities.


    Responsibilities Include:

    • Oversees end user needs to develop IT solutions, designing/implementing processes, new/customized capabilities/services for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency, applying principles and techniques of system management processes, engineering analysis, and IT development methodologies as appropriate.
    • Support the definition and development of non-materiel solutions, including the planning for tradecraft and workforce changes for the implementation of the GB business model.
    • Design develop supporting strategy, vision, future end state, and concept of operations. 
    • Support strategy, design and development and execution of advanced concepts into prototypes. 
    • At customer direction, provides oversight and direction to implement customer vision to replace aging legacy systems with an Open System, Service-Oriented Architecture as developed by the ASC contract. 
    • With USG Product Owner, plans, develops, and coordinates epics and features for future planning sessions with USG product owner. 
    • Supports agile development software process, planning increments and sprint planning sessions and provides additional systems engineering support as needed. 
    • Ensures acceptance criteria are properly written and satisfied
    • Attends daily scrums and supports design technical exchange meetings
    • Ensures partnering, efficient solutions engineering and reuse first, Agile SE&I processes, leveraging tailoring & extending innovative approaches & cost-saving measures, applying industry standards
    • Ensures project activities transparency & info sharing, informing NGA decision-making bodies, & directly facilitating collaborative, innovative, efficient, rapid solutions engineering capturing, publishing solution options, resolutions for future reference, NSG enterprise awareness
    • Advocates current and future technology, and ensures the Project captures innovative tradecraft, lessons learned, and best practices
    • Oversees end user needs to develop IT solutions, designing/implementing processes, new/customized capabilities/services for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency, applying principles and techniques of system management processes, engineering analysis, and IT development methodologies as appropriate. 


    Required Qualifications:

    • Active TS/SCI Clearance 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 15 years of systems engineering, integration, or systems development experience, with a minimum of 8 years in the IC community 
    • Experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to solve complex problems
    • Self-starter able to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities delivering efficient staff work
    • Demonstrated ability to establish effective customer relationships with senior level government personnel; ability to work independently and within a team environment
    • Strong customer service team skills; able to collaborate with cross-functional and other organizational teams
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills; Able to lead technical forums, reviews, initiatives, and studies
    • Technical project engineering leadership skills and experience; Program and systems analysis experience

    Desired Skills:

    • Advanced degree or certification in a technical field
    • Demonstrated experience in engineering GEOINT data access, discovery, and retrieval
    • Demonstrated experience in cloud technology with emphasis on distributed performance
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the NSG programs to include both legacy systems, as well as key concepts for future vision architecture (e.g., Cloud hosting, Platform-as-a-Service, and other IC ITE initiatives) and services
    • Knowledge of USG and commercial space, air, and ground domain ISR GEOINT capabilities
    • Knowledge of business analytics and performance metrics
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of: Lean Start-up, Waterfall, Spiral, and Agile development, acquisition, systems engineering, and development methods (Minimum Viable Products, User Story Generation, Sprint/Scrum Development, Development Back-log management, Test-Driven Development)

    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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