Software Architect

Unisys Corporation
Washington, DC
Jun 07, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Full Time
Potential for Remote/Virtual work (on site work required on a 'needs' basis).We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer service oriented Software/System Architect to join our team in Washington, DC to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems. The Software/System Architect must be able to work with program and project leaders to define and create the architectural depictions and documents, ensuring logical flow, and address all issues. Has experience with a variety of software programs and languages and has some experience in programming. Must be able to design and discuss system strategies for platform, applications and networks.Business Development and Client Facing ResponsibilitiesFills an architect functional role with portfolio related technology specialization to build quality infrastructure solutions that meet the requirements and advises clients on Unisys Solution offerings, strategy, designs, specific technologies, implementation approaches and alternatives / tradeoffs.Duties:* Identifies opportunities for follow-on business and assists in creating change orders.* Supports delivery of advisory services, strategic planning activities and business case development within the assigned Unisys portfolio areas and infrastructure disciplines such as application/storage platforms, databases, networks, security and IT processes / operations / governance. * Supports delivery of Unisys Area of Strength portfolio strategy presentations to clients including features, implementation approach, technical requirements, impacts, and benefits.* Uses understanding of Unisys Portfolio Resources for new business opportunities. Performs responsibilities including Portfolio solution proposal management, solution design, risk analysis, proposal preparation and client presentations.* Provides input to technical estimates created with standards tools, portfolio Work Breakdown Structures, statements of work and industry standard estimating techniques.* Uses portfolio solution knowledge and Portfolio Center resources to support the technical portion of the bid process including design reviews, bid reviews, portfolio component selection, development case definition and system integration approach.* Analyzes and evaluates client requirements against portfolio offerings and performs build vs. buy analyses.* Architects a portion of a solution using appropriate portfolio offerings with design elements that allow integration into client environment.* May refine and optimizeinfrastructure architectural models and creates architectural prototypes as required. * Adheres to appropriate SDF processes, architectural artifact requirements and architectural best practices.* Is responsible for the solution integrity within the assigned solution area for the engagement. * Coordinates architect resources on small projects to develop the infrastructure architecture.* Maintains knowledge of technologies, industry trends, standards and design techniques.Service Delivery ResponsibilitiesFills an architect functional role with portfolio related technology specialization to implement infrastructure solution designs based on Unisys portfolio offerings and interfaces with the client on issues related to the design, implementation, testing and cutover of the solution.* Works with client stakeholders to evaluate the solution requirements and supports the management and traceability of requirements during the engagement* Acts as a skilled resource to clients on Portfolio Solution processes, required products, product configuration, solution integration, implementation methodologies, technical implementation approach, technology details, resource requirements and implementation timelines. * Interfaces to the client's IT organization on solution implementation progress, technical issues, proper practices and technical requirements.* Acts as a contact for small to medium client portfolio solution implementations including oversight of engagements within the assigned portfolio area.* Supports the use of Unisys standard SDF methods, tools and processes for the client engagement * May develop and refine infrastructure design models using Unisys standard asset discovery and infrastructure modeling tools. Participates in design peer reviews and internal project reviews.* Works with client technical staff during the requirements definition and implementation to resolve issues* Assumes accountability for their portion of the infrastructure solutiontechnology components and the successful implementation of their architectural areas. May include hands-on modeling, design, configuration, installation, performance tuning, prototyping and/or other efforts required to keep the project on a successful track.* Provides input on implementation status and changes to risks, estimates or schedule* Collaborates with architect peers to efficiently resolve technical issues, improve implementation quality and share high quality information* May monitor the performance of external service providers or subcontractorsPeople ManagementMay assign and review tasks, mentor junior architects, manage performance feedback, and create development plans consistent with performing the role of team leader or project manager Requirements Bachelor's degree and 6 years experience required 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.#FED#

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