Unisys Federal Systems

Sr Information Assurance Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Edwards, AFB
Req ID
Federal Systems
Information Technology
Interim Secret
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

Position Summary / Responsibilities:


We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Sr Information Assurance Engineer to join our team in at Edwards AFB, CA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

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.


Position Description:

  • Experience in accreditation and assuring systems are compliant with all required DoD security controls
  • Ability to review system configurations to ensure they are in accordance with DoD hardening guidelines
  • Experience in reviewing proposed change requests related to system design / configuration and perform security impact analysi.
  • Experience in reviewing monthly vulnerability scan reports and tracking and addressing weaknesses in POA&Ms as needed
  • Excellent knowledge of NIST 800 Special Publications, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) and other significant federal regulations
  • Minimum of  5 years’ specific experience with FISMA, NIST 800-53, NIST RMF
  • Conduct formal A&A efforts such as A&A Documentation Preparation, and A&A Testing for both legacy and new systems in accordance with all DoD security requirements
  • Develop and maintain NIST 800-18 compliant system security plans (SSP’s), and Security Assessment Plan/Report (SAP/SAR)
  • Support periodic security vulnerability scans and penetration testing based on DoD standards


Position Requirements:

  • Some lifting of up to 50 lbs. will be required. 
  • Knowledge of Win7/10, Windows Server 2008/2012
  • Knowledgeable in DOD network security procedures, best practices, and implementation of Security Technical Implementation Guides.
  • xcellent communication skills with the ability to state messages in a clear and concise manner over any form of communication.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and re-prioritize work in a fast paced environment
  • Senior level of experience in engineering secure IT systems, as well as working knowledge of current technologies.
  • Ability to learn an application environment in order to update or create supported security documentation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field & minimum of 10 years of experience or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ specific experience with NIST 800-53 policies
  • Interim Secret security clearance required to start
  • Security+ certification or ability to certify quickly within 30 days of hiring, CISSP preferred
  • Possession of a valid driver's license

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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