AWS Cloud Engineer Intern

at Unisys Corporation
Location Reston, VA
Date Posted February 9, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Unisys Federal 2020 Summer Internship Program – AWS Cloud Engineer Intern

AWS Cloud Engineer Intern:  Area of Study- Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology Management programs

Unisys Federal has 1 paid internship opening for 10 weeks during summer 2020.   During the internship, in addition to work experience, interns will receive ITIL Foundations & Amazon Web Services Foundations certification training and certification exam coaching with a goal to achieve certifications.  All paid for by Unisys.  Also, our goal is to award contingent offer letters to those that are interested in working for Unisys upon graduation and support efforts to get your clearance processed during that time. 

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

Responsible for design, development, and implementation of Cloud solutions.
Serve as senior technical resource in development team’s efforts to determine the needs of the business that will simplify and automate the applications as well as make them more efficient.
Participate in the software development life cycle to ensure sound Cloud solutions are implemented.
Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our customer's Amazon Web Services (AWS) foundational footprint.
Work closely with our architects and engineers to recommend and design database or data storage solutions that effectively reflect our business needs, security, and service level requirements
Work with application and architecture teams to conduct proof of concept (POC) and implement the design in production environment in AWS
Work with our current application teams to understand our current applications and make migration recommendations and to-be architectures in AWS
Migrate existing databases from on premise to AWS using various tools including but not limited to AWS Data Migration Services and AWS Schema Conversion Tool.
Provide expertise around Business Intelligence (BI) Cloud reporting tools.
Review coding done to advance application upgrade, extension, or other development. Analyze application for data integrity issues.
Develop test protocols or plan for testing revised application and review test results.
Serve as project lead or lead technical staff in course of application development project
May mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.
Development of automated solutions to monitor and support our software development and release processes


Qualifications - What You'll Bring:
• Must be self-motivated and take initiative to continually meet with team leads
• Balance competing projects and tasks
• Motivation: Curiosity, creativity and passion for process improvement, design, development; and identifying out of the box financial solutions to tough problems.
• Leadership: Good organizational leadership skills working with senior management to individual contributors
• Problem Solving: ability to quickly identify and resolve problems and to gather and analyze information skillfully
• Oral and written communication: Able to convey thoughts and vision in a confident and clear manner

Essential Qualifications:
• Demonstrate analytical capability and strong Microsoft Excel Skills
• Strong writing and presentation skills
• Ability to work at the detailed level and not lose site of the big picture
• Ability to summarize and effectively communicate information
• Willingness to learn and take on a multitude of new tasks
• Be a self-starter, self-motivated and self-directed
• Flexibility to work in a constantly changing environment
• Must have completed your junior year in college and have a minimum 3.5 GPA

Summer Intern Program- 2020 requirements:
• Must have completed Junior year in College; be a rising Senior
• Currently studying in one of the following focus areas: Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology Management, Business degree programs
• US Citizenship required
• Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance if offered a post-graduation, permanent opportunity after completion of the internship.

Summer Intern Program- 2020 benefits:
• Paid: $18.00/hr; 40 hours per week
• Duration 10 weeks, starting in June
• ITIL Foundations & Amazon Web Services Foundations Certification training, certification exam coaching
• Lunchtime brown bags on Career development, internal speakers, business presence success, etc.
Please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] with a cover letter outlining which of the positions above you are interested in (can be more than one), your current GPA, and why you feel you are interested in and would be an asset to Unisys’ internship program.

We look forward to hearing from you!!!

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 – Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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