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Senior Systems Engineer Lead in Washington, DC at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Systems Engineer Leads interested in joining our team in Washington, DC and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

In this role you will lead a team of world class systems engineers that operate, maintain, and engineer/implement the next generation of technology for a customer’s IT infrastructure at more than 70 locations nationwide. You will provide the vision and leadership to create new value streams with technology. This is a “working” lead role, meaning you will lead the team and also use your engineering skills. You will bring technical thought leadership in enterprise architecture, leading edge technologies, and relationships/experience with top technology vendors. You will engage regularly and communicate effectively with the customer on complex technical matters.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Bring technical thought leadership and innovative ideas in enterprise architecture and leading edge technologies.
  • Explore how to leverage technology to create new value streams.
  • Develop and execute the roadmap of the customer’s systems infrastructure.
  • Develop engineering plans and execute to timelines.
  • Develop and execute with the customer, a shared vision of IT O&M services.
  • Conduct analysis of alternatives to help the customer chose the path to take.
  • Bring flexibility to pivot and adjust to the needs to Unisys’ customer.
  • Bring broad technical subject matter expertise with deep skills in focus areas.
  • Assist the customer in leveraging to the maximum extent possible their existing infrastructure.
  • Bring creative solutions to issues.
  • Develop/build a high performing team with low turnover and career growth opportunity.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of IT O&M experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a leadership role for engineers.
  • Broad subject matter expertise in IT infrastructure services.
  • Deep expertise in one or more specialties.
  • One or more certifications required (CISSP, Microsoft, Cisco, ITIL, or others).
  • Track record of leveraging technology to create new value streams.
  • A Public Trust clearance or the ability to obtain one is required.
About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

We are always looking for team members that have what it takes to be mission critical. At Unisys Federal Systems, our team supports 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.

Our team members 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 = 2017-2840