Telecommunications Specialist, Dev

Chantilly, VA & McLean, VA

TS/SCI w Polygraph Required

 

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: Data Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA
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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.

Provides technical expertise for database design, implementation,

information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis

• Develops software

• Responsible for developing a database structure that fits into the

overall system and design

• Provides recommendations and eval updates and new software

• Translates sets of requirements and data into useable documents

• May act as a technical project leader or provide work leadership for

lower level employees

Title: Full Stack Developer

Location:  Crystal City, VA

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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.

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Title: Cloud Developer

Location:  Crystal City, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

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Title: Computer Systems Security Engineer

Location: McLean, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

The Systems Security Engineer is responsible for multiple infrastructure and rapid prototype projects, assisting the Sponsor in generating and maintaining security documentation for system hardware and software to include system security plans (SSPs), equipment lists, software/hardware lists, practices, procedures, etc. The ISSE duties shall include, but not limited to the following:
Serve as Information security lead for multiple infrastructure and rapid prototyping projects.

Develop and review security concept of operations, systems security plans, security control assessment, contingency plans, configuration management plans, incident response plans, plans of action and milestones, risk management plans, vulnerability scanning and/or vulnerability management plans.

Maintain security documentation for system hardware and software to include but not limited to the Systems Security Plan, equipment lists, software lists, system concepts of operations, system security design, implementation practices and procedures.

Certifications:

Required Skills:

  1. Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information assurance, and ten (10) years of relevant experience. Eight (8) years of experience, for a total of eighteen (18) can be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  2. Seven (7) years relevant experience in information assurance or information security engineering.
  3. Five (5) year’s experience working on Sponsor's Agency assessment and authorization (A&A) security packages

Optional Skills:

  1. Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes.
  2. Understand risk management framework process.
  3. Experience with using NESSUS on a large IT network similar to the Sponsor's network.

Title: Big Data Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

We are seeking a Big Data Engineer to work in the Chantilly, Virginia area.  Area of responsibility will include:

The Big Data Engineer will engineer, analyze, integrate, test, debug, and monitor data processing workflows to ensure accurate and efficient Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) of data.  This may require:

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Title: Big Data ETL Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

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We are looking for a Principal Big Data / ETL Engineer to work in the Chantilly, Virginia area. Exciting areas of responsibilities will include:

Duties:

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Preferred Qualifications:

Title: Big Data Workflow Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

We are seeking a Big Data Workflow Engineer to work in the Chantilly, Virginia area.  Area of responsibility will include:

The Big Data Workflow Engineer will engineer, implement, test, debug, and monitor data flows to ensure the continuous distribution of data from sources to destinations in an efficient and timely manner.  This may require:

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Preferred Qualifications:

Title: Technical Trainer

Location: Chantilly, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

We are seeking a Technical Trainer to work in the Northern Virginia area.

The candidate will be responsible for implementing technical training courses, facilitating customer visits, and performing lab demonstrations that provide a competitive edge for technical audiences. This will include the delivery of standard and customized training based on field needs and the delivery of new product and technology training in support of field readiness. Administer hands-on tests. The position will also be responsible for helping to create, test, and review new and existing courseware.

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Preferred Qualifications:

Title: Cloud/Ops Platform Engineer

Location:  Crystal City, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

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Title: Network Engineer

Location:  Annapolis Junction, MD

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

 

  1. Red Hat and Windows Certificate Authority
  2. JunOS (+SRX) IPsec VPN Gateway
  3. Hypori Transport Layer Security (TLS) software application
  4. NetApp storage/filing application
  5. VMware Cloud Computing enhanced tools
  6. Secure cellular and fixed network software applications
  7. VMware and Networking tools
  8. Windows Server/Active Directory, WSUS/SCCM, VMware ESXi and vCenter, NAS/SAN, Cisco switches, ASAs, WLAN and VPNs; and Aruba WLAN and VPNs

Education Requirements:

Certification:

 

Title: System Engineer

Location:  Annapolis Junction, MD

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

 

  1. CS architecture, engineering, design, research or implementation
  2. COTS/GOTS CS tool implementation; and emerging technologies in areas such as cloud CS, security orchestration/automation, and software defined networking.
  3. Experience identifying and coordinating execution of pilot projects implementing cybersecurity capabilities within DoD or the IC.
  4. Conducting CS product and capability test and evaluation to assess performance and compliance with requirements; and COTS/GOTS CS tool/capability implementation.
  5. Experience with DoD, IC, and other federal government (e.g., NIST) policy, directives, and instructions relevant to CS strategic planning and direction
  6. Experience reviewing/editing/developing CS Standards within international standards organizations (e.g., IETF, TCG, OASIS).
  7. CS architecture, engineering, design, research or implementation;
  8. Experience with DoD, IC, and other federal government (e.g., NIST) policy, directives, and instructions relevant to CS strategic planning and direction;
  9. CS risk management and mitigation strategies; and Supply Chain Risk Management
  10. Red Hat and Windows Certificate Authority;
  11. JunOS (+SRX) Ipsec VPN Gateway;
  12. Hypori Transport Layer Security (TLS) software application;
  13. NetApp storage/filing application;
  14. VMware Cloud Computing enhanced tools;
  15. VMware Cloud Computing enhanced tools
  16. Secure cellular and fixed network software applications
  17. DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) version 2.02 modeling and DoDAF system engineering analysis or development;
  18. Cryptographic development and analysis;
  19. IA and cybersecurity architectures, concepts, principles, use cases, and standards; and
  20. DoD, IC, and other federal government (e.g., NIST) policy, directives, and instructions relevant to IA and cybersecurity strategic planning and direction.

 

Education Requirements:

Title: Technical Writer 

Location:  Annapolis Junction, MD

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

 

  1. Six (6) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

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Title: Cloud Computing Consultant Senior Technical Specialist – Expert

Location:  Chantilly, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Responsibilities:

Provide technical expertise on cloud cluster computing techniques and technologies and related cloud computing architectures. Assist customers with data integration and migration efforts, including mapping schemas, performing RDF translations, and defining domain specific ontologies, where applicable. Assist with the development of large data technologies and applications for clients. Research, evaluate, and assist with deployment of advanced cloud computing systems and large data analytics for clients in research and production areas. Work with massive data sets and team members from a variety of specialties to solve the customer’s challenges. Work as a key contributor on a collaborative, fast-growing, and highly skilled software development team. Apply expert knowledge in computer science, particularly in cloud computing environments.

d.           Required Qualifications

•            TS/SCI w/ poly

•            Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 10+ years with PhD

•            Candidate shall demonstrate strong experience with customer's Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process (e.g. RMF, NIST800-53, ICD503)

•            Comprehensive experience designing and operating solutions using the AWS Cloud

•            Experience in troubleshooting services within AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, etc.)

•            Experience with implementing ServiceNow

•            Experience with system security plans and supporting documentation required for system accreditation

•            Experience with security controls, including levels of access, and how to grant access

e.           Desired Qualifications:

•            Familiarity with Xacta

•            Experience with log analysis to assist in root cause analysis

•            Experience configuring environments to execute test cases

•            Familiarity with scripting (primarily JavaScript). Have the ability to read and interpret scripts (not necessarily ability to write scripts)

Title: ISSM – Expert

Location:  Chantilly, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

 

Responsibilities:

Act as a technical management resource for information system security matters. Provides technical and programmatic Cyber Security and Information System Security Management Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems. Ensures the development and implementation of information security policy, requirements, and procedures within an organization’s business processes. Reviews documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework). 

Provides assessment and authorization (A&A) management support by guiding the development of all documentation necessary to complete the A&A process to include system security plans, contingency plans, and other associated documentation. Conducts complex vulnerability assessments to include;  development of risk mitigation strategies with the customer; adjudicating based on assessing the vulnerabilities, threats, and risk associated with assessment. Reviews system configurations and scan tool results in order to determine system compliance and report results. 

Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and customer regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps. Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements. Provides cyber security and information system security support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements. Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools. Provides assistance in computer incident investigations. Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.

d.           Required Qualifications

•            TS/SCI w/ poly

•            Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 10+ years with PhD

•            Candidate shall demonstrate strong experience with customer's Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process (e.g. RMF, NIST800-53, ICD503)

•            Candidate shall demonstrate strong understanding of Cyber Security Policies

•            Candidate shall have strong understanding of Networks and IT systems

•            Candidate shall demonstrate strong communication skills

•            Candidate shall demonstrate experience working with and across teams and handling multiple projects at once.

•            Candidate shall demonstrate understanding of strong security practices and working with Security Officers

•            Candidate should have accreditation tool experience (e.g., Xacta, Nessus, AppDetective, WebInspect)

•            Certifications

•            Candidate should have professional certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CASP, CISA, Security+)

Title: Systems Engineer Tech Specialist – Senior

Location:  Chantilly, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Responsibilities: The Systems Engineer should be able to plan, implement, test, and document enterprise-wide solutions for total systems or subsystems using internally created and/or off the shelf products. This includes analyzing and identifying all or part of the customer's existing or new systems requirements, taking into consideration the special technology needs, and establishing functional and technical specifications and standards, solving interface problems, defining input/output parameters, and ensuring integration of the entire system or subsystem.  The Systems Engineer will be responsible for strategic level planning and roadmap development, working with all the teams in the area.

 

The candidate should:

•            Perform traditional Systems Engineering at the enterprise/strategic level within the context of the political landscape, operational restrictions and changes, and interacting systems across the customer’s organization.

•            Provide project management support with short turn-around projects; development of requirements, project plans, needs assessment, transition planning, and future looking roadmaps.

•            Perform innovation research relevant to the project areas within the strategic roadmap.

•            Be a self-starter with leadership capabilities and execution of roles and responsibilities with little to no supervision.

•            Require minimal oversight to complete tasks in a timely manner.

•            Identify integration issues and coordinate Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) to resolve them.

•            Establish and maintain interpersonal relationships, as well as handle complaints, settle disputes and resolve conflicts.

•            Have strong decision-making skills, as well as the ability to organize and prioritize work.

•            Have demonstrated experience leading technical teams to develop/implement hardware/software requirements.

•            Have demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up to support the customer’s needs, clearly communicate (orally & written) ideas, work autonomously, take the initiative to provide creative alternatives to intractable challenges or systemic problems.

•            Have ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.

•            Have demonstrated strong customer and partner relationship building skills.

d.           Required Qualifications

•            TS/SCI w/ poly

•            Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD

•            Technical Degree (Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, etc.)

•            IC or DoD experience

e.           Desired Qualifications:

•            Working knowledge of RF/Satellite communication systems

Vista Program

Intelligence Analyst, Senior

Chantilly, VA

 

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

 

Provides analysis and research for industry, infrastructure, technology, country, geographic area, biographic and targeted vulnerability. Prepares assessments of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research and analysis of classified and open source information. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes. A candidate will provide both technical and regional analysis in support of USG customer and will be responsible for reviewing and researching unclassified and classified databases, preparing analysis, reports, and providing briefings. The candidate will be responsible for internal and external collaboration.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

 

Vista Program

Cyber Security Analyst – Senior / Expert

Chantilly, VA

 

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

 

Detects, mitigates, and analyzes threats. Conducts research and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on user behavior and patterns in a dynamic and changing mission environment. Analyzes technical and non-technical data and metadata to determine normal patterns of events, proactively identify abnormalities, and determine root-cause of abnormalities. Correlates threat data from various sources. Prepares assessments and presentations of analyses and findings. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior intelligence officials.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Desired Qualifications:

Vista Program – Cyber Security/Pentester
Chantilly, VA

 

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Responsibilities:

Seeking a penetration tester for an Intelligence Community (IC) customer mission system. The successful candidate will perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing following the customer’s prescribed scope statement with authorities derived from the customer’s Enterprise cyber security organization. The ideal candidate must display familiarity with Windows and Linux Mobile operating systems and be able to conduct network and security vulnerability analysis. Specifically, the candidate will analyze mission systems to help assess vulnerability to compromise from adversaries. The successful candidate must have prior experience with scope defined penetration testing using mainly open source tools.

 

Qualifications

 

Desired:

 

Title: Linux Systems Adminstrator

Location: McLean, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Cornerstone Defense has an immediate need for a Linux System Engineer to be a member of the IT team that is the Londinium Program. The Londinium Program is comprised of linux (80%), windows (20%), virtualization, storage, network, HW, and data center engineers that works as a team and, offers rewarding opportunities to think outside the box in order to deliver innovative and sustainable IT environments to our customers. The Londinium system administrators work both independently and as a member of an integrated product team supporting a wide variety of basic and complex computing and network configurations and must have proven Linux experience.

The on-site system administrator will support the installation, configuration, maintenance, failure analysis and recovery, performance monitoring, data storage management, and security management of the data center environment. The system engineer will haveexperience in at least one, preferably two, scripting languages (shell, Perl, Powershell, Python, etc.) and shall have proven experience administering Linux operating systems in the conduct of their duties. The right candidate will have proven experience in problem solving.

Specific duties and responsibilities of the Linux System Engineer may include, but are not limited to:

Minimum Qualifications and Education:

Title: Systems Engineer, Expert (LINUX)

Location: Herndon, VA

 

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Raytheon Technologies has an immediate need for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to be a member of the IT team that is the Londinium Program. The Londinium Program is comprised of linux (80%), windows (20%), virtualization, storage, network, HW, and data center engineers that works as a team and, offers rewarding opportunities to think outside the box in order to deliver innovative and sustainable IT environments to our customers. The Londinium system administrators work both independently and as a member of an integrated product team supporting a wide variety of basic and complex computing and network configurations and must have proven Linux experience.
The on-site system administrator will support the installation, configuration, maintenance, failure analysis and recovery, performance monitoring, data storage management, and security management of the data center environment. The system engineer will haveexperience in at least one, preferably two, scripting languages (shell, Perl, Powershell, Python, etc.) and shall have proven experience administering Linux operating systems in the conduct of their duties. The right candidate will have proven experience in problem solving.
Specific duties and responsibilities of the Senior Linux System Engineer may include, but are not limited to:
-Architecting, deploying, and managing large Linux networked environments including deployment and configuration
-Installing, configuring, updating and removing system and application software
-Hardening Linux serverinstallations
-Installing, configuring, updating and removing system hardware (servers, workstations, transceivers, network interface cards)
-Configuring NFS, SAMBA, and SAN
-Monitoring and allocating system resources (CPU, memory, and storage space)
-Proven experience creating, implementing, and maintaining scripts for process automation, infrastructure monitoring, and proactive reporting
-Auditing system log files, to include compliance audits
-Diagnosing and troubleshooting hardware and software problems
-Documenting hardware and software configurations, maintenance history, and backup history
-Implementing up-to-date system policies and procedures
-Updating/patching system operating systems
-Proven experience in all aspects of managing large Linux environments including the use of configuration management tools like Puppet and Ansible for centralized management and configuration of systems to enforce security controls
-Ability to utilize analysis tools to resolve complex network, systems, and application performance problems
-Responding to inquiries concerning all aspects of computer and network operations
-Creating and managing user/group accounts (ex: Active Directory (AD))

Minimum Qualifications and Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, mathematics, or equivalent experience, and eight (8) years of relevant experience (see below bullets). Sixteen (16) years of equivalent military training and/or experience in an information technology field will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Network Security Engineer – Expert

Chantilly, VA

Responsibilities:

 

Required Qualifications:

Telecommunications Specialist, Dev

Chantilly, VA

TS/SCI w Polygraph Required

 

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: Senior Cyber & Signals Analyst
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Description/Responsibilities: 

Conducts research and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on user behavior and patterns in a dynamic and changing mission environment. Detects anomalous activity in raw and processed log files for deeper exploration using IC tools and databases. Differentiates between general and targeted or suspicious scanning. Identifies trends RF systems and performs behavior analysis. Uses Splunk dashboards to create alerts and investigate log files. Correlates threat data from various sources. Writes concise assessments that highlight findings supported by evidence, articulating the impact of conclusions.

 

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

· Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in EE, Applied Math, Physics, or related technical field

· Minimum of 6 years of direct experience in Intelligence Community signals analysis or signal collection, with focus on wireless, cellular, satellite or terrestrial signals

· Demonstrated proficiency with at least two (2) analysis tools such as Splunk, Google Earth, Analyst Notebook, etc.

· Proven ability to research and analyze data from a variety of sources and to present findings in clear and concise written reports

· Demonstrated working knowledge of RF and telecommunications protocols

· Demonstrated working knowledge of IC data sets and tools for telecommunications analysis
Demonstrated ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision

 

Desired Skills/Qualifications: 

· MS degree in technical field

· Familiarity with other IC agencies

· Familiarity with SIGINT tasking and collection mechanisms

· Familiarity with RF testing and measurement system

· Familiarization with waveform engineering and analysis

 

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: Cyber Watch Analyst – Day OR Night shift
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Description/Responsibilities: 

Looking for a Cyber Watch analyst to support a 12-hour Day/Night Shift schedule on the Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) Watch Floor:

 

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

Desired Skills/Qualifications: 

 

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: RF Analyst – Expert
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph 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.

Description/Responsibilities: 

The candidate will provide analyst expertise support to a United States Government (USG) customer and will be an active contributing member of a security vulnerability and computer forensic analysis team

The candidate will provide Radio Frequency (RF) expertise to a United States Government (USG) customer and will be an active contributing member of a RF security vulnerability and analysis team. The candidate must be able to provide trending and pattern analysis support and will be responsible for reviewing operational traffic, researching unclassified and classified data sets, preparing target packages, and providing briefings and products for senior USG officers. In addition, the candidate will provide guidance, case management, and support to field collection operations. The candidate must exercise excellent social acumen and operational judgment and be able to respond quickly to high priority tasking. The candidate must understand the importance of using tradecraft to minimize exposure. The candidate should have a comfort level with speaking as s/he may be required to brief assessments at various forums across the Intelligence Community. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will:

 

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

 

Desired Skills/Qualifications: 

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.