Java Developer (Journeyman) BACKEND - Military veterans preferred

Unisys Corporation - Federal Systems (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Java Developer (Journeyman) BACKEND to join our team in Kingstowne, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


  • Working closely with the tech lead and senior developers, the Mid Level Java Developer will participate in the system architecture design, systems engineering, development, integration testing and validation, and all aspects of the software life-cycle (requirements to design to implementation to test) for a java back  end application involving extensive messaging and transaction processing
  • Responsible for developing and testing Java code as dictated by project requirement and working with/mentoring junior team members
  • The candidate will be expected to learn and adhere to the continuous integration, automated unit testing and other AGILE practices established within the team using the tools that are currently used by the team
  • The candidate is expected to diagnose and fix issues in existing application components as part of maintenance


Required Experience

  • EJBS
  • Web services
  • SQL
  • XML
  • Unix/ Linux
  • JEE Server experience (Weblogic\Websphere\JBOSS\etc.)
  • JMS
  • JDBC
  • JPA\Hibernate
  • Experience working with users to define requirements and demonstrate solutions
  • Experience designing and delivering complex, highly-scalable software components 

Desired knowledge and experience includes

  • 5 years or Java software development experience including designing, programming, and documenting large-scale software systems on Unix/Linux
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Demonstrated expertise with Java, Object-Oriented Design and Java Application Servers such as WebLogic or WebSphere, and relational databases such as Oracle or DB2
  • First-hand experience working with large project teams (working with the Federal Government a strong plus)
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively to develop innovative solutions to software problems
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate rigorous Unit testing as part of development activities is essential
  • Extensive skills in JPA\Hibernate and strong SQL skills is required for this position
  • Ability to develop and maintain components with stringent performance requirements
  • Agile development experience a plus
  • Code (preferably Java but will accept any language) and writing samples may be requested

Customer Requirements

  • Clearance – Must pass CBP BI background.
  • Citizenship – Must be a US Citizen
  • LOCATION: Kingstowne, VA (Alexandria) 

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 – Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Req ID = 2019-6382