Enterprise Systems Architect

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Unisys Falls Church, VA

Falls Church, VA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree
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per year


Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 22,500 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world.

Enterprise Systems Architect
Education & Experience
Master's degree & minimum of 15 years of IT related experience or equivalent.
Job Description:
Responsible for overall feasibility/fit assessment, functional and technical design of integration of new collection processes and technologies (particularly POS and Mobile) with the ultimate back end systems (such as SAP, ACE, SEACATS, and other new or existing systems.) Design considerations include interfaces - connectivity, auditability and architectural conformance with CBP/DHS standards, ensuring data integrity and message delivery and any new/updated reconciliation processes. Also responsible for assessing flexibility/fit of a solution to accommodate likely future changes in collections and back end systems. Responsibility for awareness of, and integration with, the ongoing ACS retirement initiatives.
Key Responsibilities
* Leads advisory services, strategic planning activities and business case development within government agency and across internal organizations.
* Provides technical oversight for cost and resource estimates, portfolio Work Breakdown Structures, statements of work and industry standard estimating techniques.
* Architects complete solutions using appropriate government agency offerings with design elements that allow integration into client environment.
* Refines and optimizes architectural models and reviews the architectural artifacts produced by external organizations. Creates architectural prototypes as required.
* Adheres to and promotes appropriate design processes, architectural artifact requirements, and architectural best practices.
* Maintains knowledge of enterprise technologies, industry trends, standards, and architectural design techniques.
* Works with client stakeholders to evaluate the solution requirements and supports the management and traceability of requirements during the engagement
* Provides project oversight and acts as a subject matter expert resource to clients on government agency processes, required products, product configuration, solution integration, implementation methodologies, resource requirements, and implementation timelines.
* Interfaces to all levels of the client's organization on solution implementation progress, technical issues, best practices, and technical requirements.
* Collaborates with peers to efficiently resolve design issues, improve design quality and share high quality information, as well as to define enterprise level design standards, best practices, and processes.
* May assign and review tasks, mentor junior resources, manage performance feedback, and create development plans consistent with performing the role of team leader or project manager
Key Qualifications
* Minimum of 15 years relevant IT implementation experience
* Significant exposure to clients across a variety of industries and domains
* Has a broad understanding of enterprise technology solutions and is able to present solution strategy to the client at all levels.
* Has a broad understanding of technology areas such as Application Development (multi-tier, Web, and / or Mobile), Server Operating Systems, Database / Information Management, Application / Data Security, Application Platforms, Application Integration, Enterprise Content Management, Mobility Solutions, Agile Development, and Middleware (such as SAP PI).
* Strong communications skills with the ability to interface with all levels of internal and client project teams.
* Highly knowledgeable on applicable industry and government standards and frameworks such as SDLC, ITIL, ISO standards, etc.
* In-depth experience in Component-Based development in SAP ABAP, SAP PI, Open Source, Java, and/or Microsoft-based technologies. Understands key architectural frameworks, architectural design approaches and development methodologies
* Implementation and experience in related project roles such as system analyst, developer, implementer, integrator, test analyst, team leader and/or software architect
* Knowledgeable on project management concepts including project scheduling, risk management, estimation, Work Breakdown Structures, requirements management / traceability, Change Management, etc.

Do you have what it takes to be mission-critical? Apply Now.
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.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.