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Senior Applications Developer/Programmer

Unisys Corporation • Boyce, VA

Posted 5 days ago

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Job Description

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Applications Developer/Programmer, 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 provides technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments. Establish goals and plans that meet project objectives. Has domain and expert technical knowledge. Direct and control activities for a client, having overall responsibility for financial management, methods, and staffing to ensure that technical and project management requirements for application development and support are met. Interactions involve client negotiations and interfacing with senior management. Decision making and domain knowledge may have a critical impact on overall project implementation. 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/lead development and maintenance of client and user support systems related to a broad range of business areas. Design, develop, enhance, debug, and implement software solutions. Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications. Research, test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements. Design and develop new software products or major enhancements to existing software. Evaluate effectiveness. Address problems of systems integration, compatibility, and support of multiple platforms. Consult with project teams and end users to identify application requirements. Perform feasibility analysis on potential future projects for management review. Assist in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools. Resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. Act as a leader on both projects and for overall software application portfolio. Instruct, assign, direct, and check the work of others on the development team. Supervises and participates in development of software user manuals and technical reports.


Key Qualifications:
• Ability to interpret requirements and translate into process flow tooling (e.g., Alfresco, Activity, Rational, Object Orientated Analysis & Design (OOAD, etc.).
• Experience with performing Functional Decomposition, Process/Data Modeling, Prototyping, Backlog Grooming, SWOT Analysis, Wireframes Creation and Decision Analysis.
• Strong experience with Agile development methodologies, ideally working on projects with both worker (internal) and public (external) users.
• Certified Scrum Master.
• Expertise in Software Development Life Cycle.
• Expertise in meeting and compliance testing for ADA Section 508 requirements.
• Experience in User Experience Design (UxD). A history of working with Mobile, Web, Productivity Integration, Social Collaboration is a strong plus.
• Desired certifications: Microsoft Certified Application Developer, Oracle APEX, Oracle Certified Java, Oracle Certified Professional, Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer, Professional Scrum Developer, 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 10 years of applications development experience,. Applicable advance certifications for the specified areas. Experience can be substituted for education.

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

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

Job ID: 2017-2905
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