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Cybersecurity Lead Engineer - Engineering in Washington, DC at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Cybersecurity Lead / Senior Engineer to join our team in Washington DC to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

The Cybersecurity Lead / Senior Engineer will assist the government to build a cybersecurity engineering framework designed to complement and enhance the Security Assessment and Authorization (SAA) process.
In this role you will:
• Provide subject matter and industry expertise and assist the Unisys client with standards identification.
• Advise on and assist the government with Amazon Web Services (AWS) best practices implementation.
• Assist with management of vendor relationships to ensure security posture goals are met. Analyze computer networks, identify possible issues, and assist the government to design solutions.
• Gain a strong working knowledge of security architecture and policy to design systems that meet or exceed requirements.
• Communicate technical requirements to technical and non-technical personnel, partner with IT developers and project managers to represent security requirements, and leverage threat intelligence to assist the government in modifying designs and plans to counter such threats.
• Recommend security enhancements to managers, install and use firewalls and data encryption programs, review systems designs for flaws or risks, build and deploy security infrastructure and automate enterprise security operations, assist the government with internal build projects, develop technical content such as automation tools; reference architectures; and white papers, architect and develop customer applications for cloud optimization, provide software development subject matter expertise with respect cloud architecture, design patterns, and programming.


• Demonstrated experience in application development and cybersecurity.
• Demonstrated experience implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration, and automated deployment.
• 10+ years of an application programming and/or hands-on technical application architecture experience.
• 5+ years of experience in an IT security audit, assessment, compliance, risk management, or data privacy role.
• 3+ years of experience assessing/auditing customers on PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, HITRUST, FedRAMP, FISMA or NIST/DoD frameworks.
• A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Information Security or related discipline is preferred.

• MS & 10+ years of experience providing information assurance support for enterprise level IT projects or equivalent.
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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 = 2018-4665