Unisys Federal Systems

DevOps Platform Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Req ID
Federal Systems
Travel Percentage

Summary / 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.


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
  • Coordination and Project Management of offshore resources
  • Proposal support including response, written, orals, plans, artifacts



  • Bachelor's degree and 12 years relevant experience or equivalent blend of education and experience.
  • Strong writing skills and technical background necessary with prior experience supporting winning proposal efforts. 
  • Application Development Agile background. Expert in software development lifecycle, systems integration, data management, and full lifecycle development. 
  • Minimum of 12 years of technical professional experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of AWS experience
  • Minimum 18 months experience with either Cloud Foundry OR 18 months experience with RedHat Open Shift
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. Python, Shell, Java, and JSON).
  • Advanced knowledge of AWS Services including:
    • Management - CloudWatch (Events/Logs), IAM, CloudTrail, EC2 Systems Manager, CloudFormation
  • Experience with various DevSecOps tools including (At least one per category desired):
    • 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)
    • Deployment automation (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
    • Source Code Configuration Management repository (GitHub, BitBucket)
    • Binary repositories (Artifactory, Nexus)
  • 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


  • AWS Associate Level Certification desired (Professional preferred)
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying, testing in AWS architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of AWS Services including:
    • IaaS - EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB, KMS, Config, SNS, SQS, SES, SWF, S3, Glacier
    • Data Management - Redshift, RDS, EMR, Data Pipeline, Kinesis, DynamoDB, Lambda
  • Other - Server Migration, Storage Gateway
  • Experience with various DevSecOps tools including (At least one per category desired):
    • Entire Microsoft Team Foundation Server suite
    • Build automation (e.g. Maven, Gradle, Ant) 
    • Code quality tools (e.g. Sonar, Cast, Coverity)
    • Static scanning (Contrast, Veracode, Fortify)
    • Binary repositories (Artifactory, Nexus)
    • ChatOps (HipChat, VictorOps, PagerDuty, Slack)
    • Application Performance Monitoring (eg New Relic, AppDynamics, DynaTrace)
    • Container/scheduler platforms such as docker, docker enterprise edition, mesosphere, kubernetes or AWS EKS
    • Cloud Platforms (AWS IaaS and platform services, Azure IaaS and PaaS services)


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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