• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1842

Title: DevOps SW Integration 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.

Job Description: Provides expertise in integrating, installing, configuring, upgrading, compiling and supporting COTS/GOTS software in a heterogeneous operating system environment.


The Level III Software Integration Engineer (SIE) shall possess the following capabilities:

· Ability to integrate, install, configure, upgrade, compile, and support COTS/GOTS software.

· Generate documentation for the full software stack.

· Update software for sustainment support.

· Basic Linux system administration skills and shell scripting.

· Execute test codes for characterization of software performance.

· Provide software product ownership for HPC tools.

· Working knowledge of CM tools, web documentation, and issue tracking.

· Ability to work in a fast paced environment and switch between various architectural paradigms.


SIE-3 Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and have at least eight (8) years of demonstrable experience with integrating, installing, configuring, upgrading, compiling, and supporting COTS/GOTS software in a heterogeneous operating system environment.


The individual shall have five (5) years full time Computer Science directly related work that can be substituted for a degree and have at least eight (8) years of demonstrable experience.


An industry recognized professional certification, as defined in the TT0s, may substitute as one (1) year experience. A Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field may substitute for two (2) years' experience.


Task Description

The contractor shall be responsible for the installation, configuration, integration, and sustainment of various GOTS, COTS, and FOSS software tools, packages, and libraries in a large Unix computing environment.

The contractor must be detailed oriented, have strong organizational skills, and excellent troubleshooting skills to include the identification and resolution of issues, problems, and trouble tickets related to the same.





Task Required Skills

  • Experience using the Unix command line
  • Experience writing scripts using Bash/Python
  • Experience with installing, configuring, integrating, and sustaining COTS, GOTS, FOSS software tools, packages and libraries in a Unix environment
  • Experience using Apache NiFi to process and distribute data
  • Experience with Corporate data flow processes and tools
  • Experience with Corporate data security and compliance procedures and policies
  • Experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) concepts, principles and automation tools such as SaltStack and Ansible
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker


Task Desired Skills

  • Familiar with software frameworks used for searching, monitoring, and analyzing big data such as Elastic Stack and Splunk
  • Familiar with metrics visualization technologies such as Grafana and Kabana
  • Experience with container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes
  • Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Familiar with Git


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