• Location: Tysons, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3089

Title: Cloud Engineer
Location: Tyson's Corner
*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.


Customer Labor Category: Cloud Engineer – –
Customer Skill Level(s): Subject Matter Expert
• Demonstrated experience with modern, modular, event-driven micro-services architectures.
• Demonstrated experience deploying and operating service and applications in an Amazon AWS infrastructure environment (EC2, S3, RDS/PostgreSQL, NLB,), including experience with Ansible.
• Demonstrated experience using Python to develop web backend services.
• Demonstrated experience using Go to develop data processing services and web applications using Go Templates and a PostgreSQL database.
• Demonstrated experience developing web applications using ReactJS for front-end UI/UX.
• Demonstrated experience with NIST 800-53 security controls and the software accreditation process on secure networks.
• Demonstrated experience securing systems deployed on AWS including host security (Linux), networking and load balancing, and PKI.
• Demonstrated experience with AWS Services.
• Demonstrated experience with Ansible and Cloud Formation scripts.
• Demonstrated experience with log management, Amazon AWS networking, AWS hosts (Linux), and general micro-services architectures.
• Demonstrated experience with software written in JavaScript (NodeJS), Python, and Go.
• Demonstrated experience with diagnosing problems with systems deployed to AWS.
• Demonstrated experience working with Linux-based host systems, including command line operations.
• Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining web services using Python, REST APIs, and JSON data.
• Demonstrated experience with Go HTML Templates and AlpineJS/htmx JavaScript libraries.
• Demonstrated experience with Cloud Formation in AWS.
• Demonstrated experience deploying and operating Python-based ML libraries and services.
• Demonstrated experience with the Sponsors security processes.
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