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Information Assurance Eng-SME, IC DTE (48765)

Unisys - Reston, VA

Summary / Description

We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Information Assurance Engineers, interested in joining our team in Reston, VA, and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

The candidate will serve as a member of the of the Desktop Services team, directly supporting the Desktop Services Joint Program Management Office (JPMO). Primary responsibilities will include the integration of the Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 with systems engineering to maintain the security posture of the Desktop Services environment. The Desktop Services Systems Engineer/SCA functional responsibilities shall include the performance of system assessments, development and maintenance of related security artifacts, and reporting to Desktop Services JPMO leadership and stakeholders.

Tasks include:

Provide SME support to JPMO on ICD 503, NIST 800 series and the Risk Management Framework.

Support day-to-day security/engineering tasks as required in the development, generation, and technical vetting of program studies/trades/plans and/or documents.

Development and implementation of Security Assessment Plans to support the assessment of Desktop Services as new capacity, locations, and capabilities are added to the current baseline.

Participate in the assessment of technical reviews, briefings, conferences, studies, trade analysis, monthly progress reviews, monthly business reviews, contract data deliverables, performance models/simulation trades supporting legacy system and future system performance analysis.

Ensures community requirements are captured and analyzed in accordance with existing system security directives, policies, and requirements.

Collaborates with Adoption Planning team to ensure coordination of requirements.

Provide leadership to assure “best engineering” practices are applied across the Desktop Services programs and projects.

Collect and apply “lessons learned” across supported Desktop Services projects, as applicable.

Support and/or lead various technical meeting and boards, take and distribute minutes, as required.

Participate in internal and external forums and develop recommendations relating to the Desktop Services program direction and guidance.

Support and/or lead ad hoc studies and independent studies as required.

Maintain knowledge of current technology and provide advice to the program leads on technology advancements.

Provide expertise in the integration of multiple Desktop Services contract activities.

Provide expertise in the management of risks (to include risk identification, quantification, and mitigation).

Review and evaluate Task Order Requirements Packages and Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) to provide technical evaluation positions, as required.

Provide engineering review board and configuration management support including Request for Change (RFC) preparation, technical review, and coordination.

Assist program lead in monitoring and tracking program schedule, action items and discrepancy reports, create and maintain master schedules of projects.

Review IC Component Enterprise and Desktop Services requirements/documents/plans and other related items as appropriate, for consistency and compliance with the Enterprise documentation.

Prepare graphics, reports, engineering data and analysis in support of Government directed studies, reviews, conferences and briefings, as required.

Capture risks/opportunities and track mitigation steps to closure of risk or realization of opportunity.


Required Qualifications:

Active TS/SCI Clearance

Bachelor’s degree in CS / Math / Science / Engineering or related technical experience

15 years of experience in related field, with a minimum of 10 years of recent agency-specific experience

5 years of recent Information Security Systems Management experience

Demonstrated proficiency and understanding of ICD 503 standards, security overlays, and practices

Experience performing activities related to System Assessment and Authorization (A&A)

Knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency applying SE&I processes

Systems Analysis Experience - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes

Ability to identify technology gaps in current capabilities and processes

Experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative technical solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving technical and non-technical issues

Demonstrated ability/experience identifying/solving problems reviewing related info to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions with minimal supervision &/or direction

Strong analysis and quality assessment skills

Demonstrated ability to work independently (self-managing) & within a team environment

Strong oral & written communications skill with senior government & contractor personnel

Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences

Demonstrated ability to work in multi-contractor / government / commercial organizations

Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing priorities

Proficient with MicroSoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project)

Desired Qualifications:

BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline

DoD 8570 compliant at IAT III/IAM I

CISSP certified (preferred)

Security certified (minimum)

Relevant Systems Engineering & Integration (INCOSE), IT (ITIL) and Agile certifications

Broad knowledge of the NGA and other Intelligence Community (IC) and DoD architectures and missions, both as-is and future vision

Customer-service and goal oriented

Familiarity with NGA and mission partner data and architecture systems.

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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