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AWS Architecture/ Configuration Architect in Reston, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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    Reston, VA
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Job Description

We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented AWS Architecture/ Configuration Architect interested in joining our team in Reston, VA and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


Responsible for the design, creation, configuration and delivery of cloud infrastructure environments using best practices. The function of the role will include all technological aspects associated with cloud computing technology stack including: - architecture, security, design, planning, management, maintenance and support. The scope of the role includes the extensive knowledge of private, public, and hybrid cloud models. Responsible for the development, deployment and management of infrastructure as code and overall AWS architecture to support a large scale data transformation project.


BA or BS plus 6 years of experience Experience developing infrastructure as code using Cloudformation
Scripting experience with python or ruby
Experience building and managing gold AMIs on AWS
Must have understanding of Security (Security Group, NACL)
Should have understanding of Network & Switches, VPN, Direct Connect, Routing, Firewall
Experience in monitoring and setting up alerting for Cloud components
Experience with cloud services such as AWS -potential problems, and how to setup and manage a service in the cloud.
Understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, TLS, SSH, PKI and distributed networks).
Significant experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks. AWS Certified Solution Architect Preferred

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 = 2018-4780