Unisys Federal Systems

Information Assurance/Security Specialist-Journeyman

Req ID
Federal Systems
Customer Service/Support
Public Trust
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Information Assurance/Security Specialist to join our team in Springfield, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.



  • Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards.
  • Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures.
  • Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization. Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements.
  • Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.
  • Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Applies know-how to Government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.
  • Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
  • Analyzes and defines security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers.
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.
  • Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
  • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure.
  • Ensures high levels of client satisfaction for the products/solutions supported.
  • Addresses all questions regarding the installation, configuration and customization within the areas of domain expertise.
  • Responds to Level 2 problems in a timely and accurate manner and ensures that Service Level Agreements are met.
  • Processes high levels of expertise on products being supported and is knowledgeable of competitor’s products.
  • May act as a technical and business domain subject matter expert to other groups and to clients.
  • May research and resolve Level 3 support issues as required.
  • May work on billable engagements as required to meet current client requirements.
  • With minimum oversight, is capable of supervising a team of junior staff.
  • May participate in selling or promoting of additional services.
  • Identifies new services opportunities and ensures they are properly followed up to ensure closure.
  • Escalates product issues to Unisys Management when support staff is unable to resolve them.
  • Identifies documents and estimates (costs/revenue) opportunities for add-on services 
  • Attempts to reproduce reported problems, identify, and provide immediate workarounds to overcome problems. 
  • Documents resolutions to reported problems.
  • Identifies product and documentation deficiencies and makes suggestions for improvement.
  • May analyze and resolve problems escalated from within the organization 
  • Works with clients to define requirements for enhancement requests 
  • Manages the qualification and assessment of client’s expectations.
  • Acts as a subject-matter expert in one or part of a CMMi Process Area
  • Applies CMMi compliant best practices and promotes continuous process improvement
  • May manage the design and implementation of CMMi-compliant processes and process improvements
  • May act as a technical and business domain subject-matter expert to other groups and to clients
  • Provides on the job training to junior staff of the Team 
  • Acts as a consulting expert to advise on the functional/technical/organizational matters which can impact the work/business processes 
  • Incumbents may produce the following artifacts: 
  • Support Requests (Contacts) 
  • Problem Reports (ClearQuest Defects, UCFs) 
  • Change Requests (ClearQuest Feature, New Feature Suggestions) 
  • W-Alerts 
  • Process improvement suggestions and written reports on areas of substantial expertise.



  • Bachelors Degree and mininimum 8 years of related experience or equivalent blend of education and experience.
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • CBP-BI clearable

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 www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


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