Senior Project Manager - Military veterans preferred

Unisys Corporation - Federal Systems (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Project Manager with a strong telecommunications background to join our team in Boyce, VA (with ocassional visits to Winchester, VA and Washington, DC) to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

In this role you will provide team leadership and creativity in the development and implementation of services engagements, with emphasis on telecommunications management. Manages multiple projects or sub-projects, including the development and integration of entire project(s). Delivers consistently high value, 'client ready' work with minimum supervision. Performs the role of primary interface with the client -- communicates deliverables, conducts client meetings, obtains required client sign off and specifications, client acceptance and billing. Achieves the baseline metrics for assigned project(s). Sets objectives and priorities for the project staff.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

Responsible for providing the program management oversight across the contract and all contract task orders (with a focus on telecommunications related task orders), up to and including contractual deliverables and financial controls. Program Management is one of the primary points of contact with client’s OCIO office. The Program Manager oversee the execution of the task order, monitor and direct all work performed under the task order, manage deliverables development and submission, and coordinate closely with the government Task Manager (TM) on all acquisition and program management tasks. The qualified candidate that can consult and review the system requirements in areas relating to Operations and Maintenance (O&M). Responsible for the successful implementation and delivery of strategic, complex projects; Coordinates receipt of project plans, level of effort estimates, scheduling, monitoring and progress tracking of projects; Responsible for assisting with preparation an  promulgation of program and risk management including strategy, project controls, project plan reviews, risk analysis and mitigation, staffing, and organization development.


Key Qualifications 

  • 10 years of telecommunications experience
  • Experience managing large projects CONUS and/or OCONUS
  • PMP/ITIL certification or pending certification exam results in the next 90 days
  • In-depth knowledge of NIOS – FEMA’s ordering/provisioning/billing/reporting application
  • Experience managing day-to-day working level program and associated projects
  • Call center management experience
  • Up-to-date knowledge of next generation mobile technology
  • Team Lead in a Mobility Service Center (MSC) capacity
  • Managerial experience associated with a 24x7x365 Tier 2 service center
  • Extensive knowledge of FEMA policies and procedures associated with the MSC
  • Experience supporting major disasters and meeting mobility needs
  • Experience managing vendor delivery metrics
  • Extensive knowledge provisioning Blackberry and IOS mobile devices and FEMA BES policies and processes
  • Knowledge of and experience with the FEMA financial processes utilized within the FEMA MSC
  • Experience negotiating vendor pricing to obtain the best possible promotional or bundle pricing
  • 24x7 availability

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field degree and a minimum of 10 years of telecommunications experience or equivalent.
  • 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?

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

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

Req ID = 2017-2454