DevOps Platform Engineer

Company: Unisys Corporation ( Learn More )

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented DevOps Platform Engineer to join our team in Reston, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

Minimum of Active DoD Secret Clearance Required !

Overall responsibilities include the following:

• Application Development – both development and leading development teams
• Agile/DevOps (Scrum master, etc.)
• Oversight and management of Unisys Technical Challenges, Proof-of-Concepts (POCs), Client Demonstrations/Demoware, and Orals associated with federal opportunities
• Serve as project lead or lead technical staff in course of application development project
• Build and manage delivery teams (including remote resources) in support of Unisys Federal Systems opportunities.
• Agile Team Lead
• Hands-on full stack engineering development on projects, coaching and helping delivery teams to adapt this as part of their development life cycle.
• Understanding of the DevOps tooling landscape and has experience integrating various DevOps tools together to provide end to end application lifecycle management.
• Maintain close communications with the sales, business development, executive/solution architects, and client executives to understand and manage the pipeline of tech challenges and other demos being requested in support of opportunities.
• Collaborate and coordinate with Federal Capability Leads
• Project Management
• Coordination and Project Management of offshore resources
• Proposal support including response, written, orals, plans, artifacts



• Master's degree and 15 years relevant experience or equivalent.
• Strong writing skills and technical background necessary with prior experience supporting winning proposal efforts.  
• Expert in software development lifecycle, systems integration, data management, and full lifecycle development. 

Experience Required

• Minimum of 10 years of  technical professional experience
• Minumum of 3 years of AWS experience
AWS Associate Level Certification required (Professional desired)
• Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. Python, Shell, Java, and JSON).
• Experience designing, developing, deploying, testing in AWS architecture
• Advanced knowledge of AWS Services including:
 Management - CloudWatch (Events/Logs), IAM, CloudTrail, EC2 Systems Manager
 • IaaS - EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB, KMS, Config, SNS, SQS, SES, SWF, S3, Glacier
 • Data Management - Redshift, RDS, EMR, Data Pipeline, Kinesis, DynamoDB
 • Other - Server Migration, Storage Gateway
•  Hands-on experiences with CloudFormation and Lambda
• Experience with various DevSecOps tools including (At least one per category desired):
• Entire Microsoft Team Foundation Server suite
• Agile Project Management (eg. Jira, VersionOne, Rally)
• Build automation (e.g. Maven, Gradle, Ant)
• Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Travis, Bamboo)
• Testing tools (e.g. Junit, Selenium, jMeter)
• Code quality tools (e.g. Sonar, Cast, Coverity)
• Static scanning (Contrast, Veracode, Fortify)
• Deployment automation (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
• Source Code Configuration Management repository (GitHub, BitBucket)
• Binary repositories (Artifactory, Nexus)
• ChatOps (HipChat, VictorOps, PagerDuty, Slack)
• Application Performance Monitoring (eg New Relic, AppDynamics, DynaTrace)
• Application platforms (OpenShift, Cloud Foundry)
• Container/scheduler platforms such as docker, docker enterprise edition, mesosphere, kubernetes or AWS Blox
• Cloud Platforms (AWS IaaS and platform services, Azure IaaS and PaaS services)
• Proficiency and experience with AWS developer tools and workflows (AWSCLI, CloudFormation, …)
• A team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment
• Taking ownership and acting with high sense of urgency, this job requires the individual to work like an entrepreneur

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.

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