• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2733

Title: Applications Developer

Location:Herndon, Virginia
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.


Cornerstone Defense  is looking to support a Full Stack Applications Developer to develop, enhance, and maintain enterprise / departmental IT systems.  This position requires in-depth hands-on experience developing software in a team environment where customer focus, cooperation, communication, and continual tradecraft improvements are the norm.  Must have excellent debugging skills, work independently, think outside the box, and interact well with others.

1. • Demonstrated experience dealing with customers
2. • Proficient in Java
3. • Experience with JavaScript / Typescript
4. • Experience with application frameworks (Spring Boot, NodeJS-NestJS); Experience developing applications with the Node.js framework
5. • Experience with Python
6. • Must know how to use an IDE to code (ex – IntelliJ, Eclipse, NetBeans)
7. • Hands on experience with cloud technology (AWS / C2S)
8. • Experience with web services (REST) and service oriented architecture (SOA) – Spring Boot, Tomcat
9. • Experience with relational databases (ex – Oracle / Postgres)
10. • Experience with interacting in a Linux environment (ex – Bash scripting, VI)
11. • Ability to work well with others as well as independently
12. • Ability to work well in a constantly evolving, fast paced work environment
13. • BS/BA in Software Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or similar OR equivalent combination of education and experience
1. • Experience with Microservices
2. • Experience with front end development using Angular 10
3. • Familiarity with Source code management and integration (ex – GitHub/GitLab, Jenkins)
4. • Experience in an Agile environment
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