Data Scientist
Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph preferred
Location: Chantilly, VA
 

Cornerstone Defense has an immediate opening on the team for a motivated Data Scientist. The Data Scientist will help us expand our insider threat capabilities to include more predictive analytics and data science capabilities. The successful candidate will help define the shape of this endeavor while working directly with our Insider Threat Program team members. The data scientist will identify data sources, perform exploratory data analysis, develop data models and improve the visualization of data sets to provide new user behavior insight. Additionally, the data scientist will develop and execute a strategy based on customer requirements that leads to effective and efficient insider threat detection.

 
Core hours are 8 AM – 4 PM EST with flexibility on either end. Ad hoc support is required as needed for requests that fall outside this core window.
 
Responsibility:
The Data Scientist will be part of a team within the customer space in support of their Insider Threat Program. The candidate will have hybrid experience in software development and data science. The Data Scientist's role would be to insert data science expertise into our team leveraging machine learning and advanced analytics to solve complex problems.
 
 Minimum Qualifications:
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or a related Science or Mathematics field, plus 8 years or Master's
degree plus 6 years.

Counterintelligence Debriefer
*Clearance:
*Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Chantilly, VA

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

We are looking for a team-members with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of Counterintelligence Debriefer who works with collaborative teams to analyze information and intelligence relevant to threats facing the systems, infrastructure, and resources critical to the nation. The selected candidate will interview individuals in order to collect information pertinent to foreign contact and foreign travel. This information may lead to the creation of intelligence products that will be shared throughout the counterintelligence community. The selected candidate will also present awareness and defensive briefings in order to highlight threats facing the community, please keep reading….

Roles and responsibilities potentially include:

Required Experience and Qualifications:

Additional Responsibilities

Title: Program Manager – Weapons Programs

Location: St Charles, MO

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

Senior Advanced Software Engineer
Clearance
: Secret Obtainable within 24 months
Scottsdale, AZ
Remote Work Flexibility (100%)

We are looking for a Senior Advances Software Engineer with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge to lead a team of extraordinary talent. Together you’ll perform software requirements analysis, lead research and design, and develop and test software and tools. From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent and leadership abilities will be front and center. Please keep reading…

Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications:

   Desired Qualifications:

Title: P992 – Systems Engineer

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Clearance: Active TS/SCI needed to apply

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

 

General Requirements:

 

Desired Experience:

Title: System Engineer 

Location: Salt Lake City UT

Clearance: Secret 

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

 

Cornerstone Defense is seeking a Systems Engineerto support the our team.  Our team provides engineering and operations support for a unique satellite program. Engineering staff works closely with the design engineers and the program customer,  to ensure the integrity and longevity of the mission. In addition, Team creates the next generation products and services for the business unit. We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.

 

Position Overview:

 Systems Engineer will be a part of a high-performing team that are immersed in high intensity projects. As a member of the Systems Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and delivery of innovative technology in an agile environment. This position will be involved in the entire system development life cycle, from idea creation and development through maintenance and support of the customer’s delivered system. This role will support the development of system requirements, architecture, interface design, algorithm design, User Guide and Interface Control Document (ICD) authoring.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Work Authorization:

This position requires an active/current Secret U.S. Security Clearance, . (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.).

 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

 

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

 

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Title: Software Engineer

Clearance: SECRET Preffered

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

 

Essential Functions:

Support and participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, testing and deployment

Work with portfolio and product line engineers to develop and implement a comprehensive vision and strategy to transition legacy development, integration and deployment approaches, execution environments, and processes to modern platforms and techniques implementing industry best practices.

Work closely with cross-functional team members to develop performance requirements, evaluate and develop interfaces between software and hardware components, and collaborate on the overall design of the system

Design and develop a Continuous Build and Integration/Test suite to include automated quality and performance capabilities

As part of an integrated product team, perform a variety of software engineering tasks and adjacent discipline tasks

Qualifications:                                  

Bachelor’s Degree in STEM or related field and minimum years of prior relevant experience for approved level

Experience with lifecycle development, software automation, and transitioning legacy software to modern platforms and methodologies

Experience with software containerization and orchestration (Kubernetes and Docker), Cloud building blocks (compute, storage, network and tools)

Experience with continuous build and integration, and test automation using Jenkins, JUnit and Cucumber

Experience with Java

DOD 8570 IAT Level II, IAM Level II, or IASAE Level II or higher certification required: Includes Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CISA, GCIH, GCED, CISSP, CASP, CAP, GSLC, CISM, or CSSLP within 30 days of start

 

Preferred Additional Skills:

Experience with legacy versions of C/C++ and Ada is a plus

Experience with AWS, Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins orchestration

Familiarity with Microservice and cloud native service development using Spring Boot and the Spring Cloud products

Splunk experience

Familiarity with Artifact Repository Management using Nexus

Other JVM language experience a plus (e.g. Groovy, Scala)

Title:  Developer         

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Clearance: Secret Preferred

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the war-fighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

We are looking for a Unity3D Developer to join our IT team in support of multiple high profile DoD weapon system efforts! As a Unity or Unity3D Developer at our company, you will be responsible for implementing game functionality to replicate real world environments while translating design ideas, concepts, and requirements into a functional and engaging interface.

 

Description/Responsibilities:

 

Required Skills/Qualifications/Education & Coursework:

 

Preferred Skills

 

 

Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to uphold diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Title: Junior ISSO – Minimum 3 years experience

Location: Herndon, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Poly needed to apply *

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

General Requirements:

 

Required Experience:

 

Travel:

 

Security Requirements:

 

Job Title: Image Scientist

Location: Herndon, VA

 

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Poly*

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

 

General Responsibilities:

 

General Requirements:

Travel:

 

Security Requirements:

Title: Air Traffic Controller Training Supervisor

Location: Camp Robert, MTC, CA

Clearance: Secret
 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

 

Cornerstone Defense is seeking an Air Traffic Controller Training Supervisor.  This position is located at Camp Robert, MTC, CA at the East Garrison Heliport for the California National Guard and is a one-year assignment that is renewable. The Air Traffic Controller provides for the safe, orderly, and expeditious handling of air traffic in the assigned airspace.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE:

 

DESIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Title: Unity 3D Developer         

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Clearance: Secret Preferred

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the war-fighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

We are looking for a Unity3D Developer to join our IT team in support of multiple high profile DoD weapon system efforts! As a Unity or Unity3D Developer at our company, you will be responsible for implementing game functionality to replicate real world environments while translating design ideas, concepts, and requirements into a functional and engaging interface.

 

Description/Responsibilities:

 

Required Skills/Qualifications/Education & Coursework:

 

Preferred Skills

 

 

Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to uphold diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Clearance: U.S. Citizen / SECRET Preferred

Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

Description/Responsibilities:

· Design and implement software for embedded devices and systems from
· requirements to production
· Adding features to current designs and developing applications implementing
· these requirements
· Design, develop, code, test and debug system software
· Review code and design documents
· Interface with hardware design and development
· Assess third party and open source software license documentation
· Design and implement software for devices or systems from requirements to
· production
· Support existing, new and next generation military communication applications
· Providing responses to bid and proposals
· Demonstrated ability to lead projects
· Demonstrated presentation abilities
· Demonstrated ability to manage complicated development schedules
· Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources
· Integrate and validate new product designs
Provide production support

Required Skills/Qualifications:

· 8+ years with Master's degree or PhD or 10+ years with BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or EE with Embedded SW Experience
· Solid programming experience in C and C++
· Additional programming languages a plus
· TCP/IP/UDP, RS-485, RS-232,low-level driver development and/or 1553 protocol a plus.
· Proven experience in embedded system design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems
· Excellent knowledge of operating systems, VxWorks, Linux, GreenHils Integrity, Unix, Windows and/or other signal processing, control systems, digital video/audio
Working knowledge of networking

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

· Understanding of Common Datalink Waveform
· Schematic reading
· Experience with Linux device trees
· Experience with Linux boot process on an embedded system
· Experience with BASH scripting
· Experience with designing and implementing software for embedded devices from
· requirements to production using C and C++ in a cross compiled environment
· Experience with assessing third party and open source software license
· documentation
· Preferred experience or familiarity in PetaLinux, Yocto, VxWorks, Linux driver
· development, Buildroot, jffs2/UBI/ubifs, Busybox, and Board bring-up / JTAG
· Preferred experience debugging hardware
· Preferred familiarity with code revision management tools such as
· Git/Bitbucket/Clearcase.

 

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Title: Mid-Level Embedded Software Engineer
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Clearance: U.S. Citizen / SECRET Preferred

Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

Description/Responsibilities:

· Design and implement software for embedded devices and systems from
· requirements to production
· Adding features to current designs and developing applications implementing
· these requirements
· Design, develop, code, test and debug system software
· Review code and design documents
· Interface with hardware design and development
· Assess third party and open source software license documentation
· Design and implement software for devices or systems from requirements to
· production
· Support existing, new and next generation military communication applications
· Providing responses to bid and proposals
· Demonstrated ability to lead projects
· Demonstrated presentation abilities
· Demonstrated ability to manage complicated development schedules
· Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources
· Integrate and validate new product designs
Provide production support

Required Skills/Qualifications:

· 4 – 10 years of current and relevant experience
· BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or EE with Embedded SW Experience
· Solid programming experience in C and C++
· Additional programming languages a plus
· TCP/IP/UDP, RS-485, RS-232,low-level driver development and/or 1553 protocol a plus.
· Proven experience in embedded system design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems
· Excellent knowledge of operating systems, VxWorks, Linux, GreenHils Integrity, Unix, Windows and/or other signal processing, control systems, digital video/audio
Working knowledge of networking

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

· Understanding of Common Datalink Waveform
· Schematic reading
· Experience with Linux device trees
· Experience with Linux boot process on an embedded system
· Experience with BASH scripting
· Experience with designing and implementing software for embedded devices from
· requirements to production using C and C++ in a cross compiled environment
· Experience with assessing third party and open source software license
· documentation
· Preferred experience or familiarity in PetaLinux, Yocto, VxWorks, Linux driver
· development, Buildroot, jffs2/UBI/ubifs, Busybox, and Board bring-up / JTAG
· Preferred experience debugging hardware
· Preferred familiarity with code revision management tools such as
· Git/Bitbucket/Clearcase.
 

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Title: Jr. Embedded Software Engineer
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Clearance: U.S. Citizen / SECRET Preferred

Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

Description/Responsibilities:

· Design and implement software for embedded devices and systems from
· requirements to production
· Adding features to current designs and developing applications implementing
· these requirements
· Design, develop, code, test and debug system software
· Review code and design documents
· Interface with hardware design and development
· Assess third party and open source software license documentation
· Design and implement software for devices or systems from requirements to
· production
· Support existing, new and next generation military communication applications
· Providing responses to bid and proposals
· Demonstrated ability to lead projects
· Demonstrated presentation abilities
· Demonstrated ability to manage complicated development schedules
· Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources
· Integrate and validate new product designs
Provide production support
Required Skills/Qualifications:
· 1-3 years of current and relevant experience
· BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or EE with Embedded SW Experience
· Solid programming experience in C and C++
· Additional programming languages a plus
· TCP/IP/UDP, RS-485, RS-232,low-level driver development and/or 1553 protocol a plus.
· Proven experience in embedded system design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems
· Excellent knowledge of operating systems, VxWorks, Linux, GreenHils Integrity, Unix, Windows and/or other signal processing, control systems, digital video/audio
Working knowledge of networking

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

· Understanding of Common Datalink Waveform
· Schematic reading
· Experience with Linux device trees
· Experience with Linux boot process on an embedded system
· Experience with BASH scripting
· Experience with designing and implementing software for embedded devices from
· requirements to production using C and C++ in a cross compiled environment
· Experience with assessing third party and open source software license
· documentation
· Preferred experience or familiarity in PetaLinux, Yocto, VxWorks, Linux driver
· development, Buildroot, jffs2/UBI/ubifs, Busybox, and Board bring-up / JTAG
· Preferred experience debugging hardware
· Preferred familiarity with code revision management tools such as
· Git/Bitbucket/Clearcase.
Advanced degrees preferred.
 

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.