• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3181

Title: Cybersecurity Engineer
Location: Herndon, VA
*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.

We are seeking a motivated, mission-oriented Cyber Security Engineer interested in supporting cybersecurity through development of network defense and incident response systems and tools. Join a program with great growth potential that seeks to discover, analyze, and defend against advanced attacks in real time, through implementation and configuration of emerging technologies that enable proactive cyber defense. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
•    Design, configure and maintain virtual resources built using on-premises infrastructure and cloud services to support cyber defense mission 
•    Install, troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair Linux or Windows services and applications 
•    Automate common tasks through creation of shell scripts or by leveraging infrastructure automation and orchestration tools 
•    Operate and maintain Sponsor cyber defense network discovery systems and tools
•    Ensure data automation through cross domain solutions is operating efficiently
•    Manage access to cyber defense discovery tool infrastructure
•    Proactively seek opportunities to improve the processes, documentation, data, and metrics captured for the IT infrastructure maintained by 

•    A Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, or similar related IT discipline and/or equivalent knowledge experience and 5 or more years of relevant experience
•    3+ years of experience in system administration
•    Good understanding of Linux-based systems and bash scripting
•    Good understanding of Windows-based systems and using PowerShell
•    Good understating of understanding of common network communication protocols 
•    Demonstrated understanding of security risk management framework associated with Sponsor infrastructure and application accreditation 
•    Good organizational and interpersonal communications skills
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Excellent problem-solving skills 


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