Unisys Federal Systems

  • Cloud Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Req ID
    Federal Systems
    Information Technology
    Travel Percentage
  • Summary / Description

    We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Cloud Engineer to join our team in Washington, DC to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

    In this role you will utilize your expertise in the area of networking with emphasis in Cloud operations. The ideal candidate will provide client support for AWS and Azure cloud services. Experience with at least one Configuration Management tool such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or Docker is desired as is proficiency in at least one scripting language. The ideal candidate will have a Solid understanding of networking concepts and principles and have the ability to write technical documentation. Must be available to work non-standard hours when required.
    Applies engineering concepts in the analysis, design and operations of Cloud and Configuration Management solutions. Diagnoses and remediates problems; plans installations, migrations, patching and cutovers of infrastructure components and capabilities. May review existing infrastructure designs and capabilities with the goal of making refinements, reducing operating overhead, enhancing operations efficiency, automation of repetitive tasks and improving current infrastructure designs. Will function as SME for less experienced Cloud and Configuration Management engineers.


    Demonstrates experience as follows:
    • Have worked with AWS and/or Azure, at least one Configuration Management tool, and at least one scripting language.
    • Experience troubleshooting and resolving Cloud issues through a combination of GUI / CLI analysis and vendor support.
    • Experience with migration of on-prem infrastructure, services, and applications to a cloud environment.
    • Experience with Cloud performance tuning, optimization, reporting, and capacity planning.
    • VMWare and/or iSCSI SAN management experience a plus.


    • Must pass a DOJ Minimal Background Investigation, MBI, Level 5 background investigation. Valid EQIP JPAS transfers acceptable
    • Experience: 5 years demonstrated experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent.
    • Experience with the following products and technologies:
    o Azure
    o Experience with tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef & Python
    o Configuration Management Tools
    o Scripting Language
    o VMWare, SAN, or Networking certifications are a plus
    o Understand Monitoring software and protocols
    o Must have “Can Do - Professional Attitude” and Team player
    o Must have excellent communication skills
    o Must have strong problem solving skills and decision making skills
    o Detail oriented with excellent technical verbal and written communication skills
    o Must have an understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
    o Able to multi task and excel in a fast paced on-time deliverable environment
    o AWS, and/or Azure certifications are highly desired

    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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