• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3135

Title: Applications Developer
Location: Herndon, VA

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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.

Seeking a Full Stack DevOps Applications Developer to support applications development and operations and maintenance of a variety of systems and initiatives focused on streamlining operations, automating processes, and aligning customer solutions to the overarching digital architecture. The ideal candidate will help promote state-of-the-art IT solutions, collaborating with IT mission partners to share technology and lessons learned and ensure records management processes and requirements are included in the early design stages of IT solutions across the Intelligence Community. Additionally, this individual will work in concert with the customer technical interfaces to ensure future plans for technology are in line with the plans for the overall customer architecture.

1. • Ability to lead and direct design thinking for applications
2. • Experience with Cloud Formation
3. • Experience with Automation and Containerization
4. • Knowledge of Kubernettes
5. • Strong working knowledge of Angular 8+, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Google Material
6. • Working experience with Git, GitHub or GitLab, code reviews
7. • Experience with Jenkins
8. • Experience with Rest APIs
9. • Working experience with AWS technologies (EC2, S3, SQS, SNS)
10. • Experience with application frameworks (Spring Boot, NodeJS-NestJS)
11. • Expert knowledge of UI design principles and techniques
12. • Ability to work well with others as well as independently
13. • Ability to work well in a constantly evolving work environment
14. • Strong presentation skills
15. • BS/BA in Software Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or similar OR equivalent combination of education and experience


1. • Experience with UI testing frameworks
2. • Experience with Docker/Docker Compose
3. •       Experience with Python or willing to learn
4. • Experience with JavaScript charting libraries such as ChartJS, D3
5. • Experience with PDF JavaScript libraries such as pdf.js
6. • Experience building js libraries/NPM modules
7. • Experience with multi-environment deployments
8. • Experience in an Agile environment


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