• Location: Columbia, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2720

Title: Automation Developer
Location: Columbia, MD
*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.

Work in an environment where you can design the architecture and develop solutions to meet the organization’s needs while enhancing your skillset and advancing your career.  Looking for an innovative, and motivated individual to join a small, talented, and hardworking Linux team in a hybrid cloud and on premise based environment. This team creates, maintains, and troubleshoots Linux instances on multiple networks, in multiple architectures.The ideal candidate works well in a small team setting, has a desire to learn hands-on Linux administration, AWS Cloud and automation/scripting techniques, and communicates well with team members.
Required skills:
• Monitor servers for health and status
• Basic troubleshoot skills
• User account administration
• Self-motivated
• Strong desire to learn and grow
• Ability to follow instructions and communicate with team members
Desired skills:
• Automated instance provisioning (Deploy via Kickstart, VMWare template, AWS AMI)
• Experience with Software installation/updates/patches via YUM/DNF
• Experience with  or understanding of services such as DNS, NFS, LVM, rsyslog, iptables/firewalld
• Experience with AWS Cloud and Services
• Experience with Bash and Python scripting
• Experience with Puppet and Ansible

DoD 8570 Compliance with IAM level 1 is required (SEC+ ce; Network+ ce; A+ ce)


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