• Location: McLean, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3035

Title: Field Engineer
Location: McLean, 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.

The selected candidate will work a shift to support 24/7 operations alongside various teams and perform technical activities that impact the health, maintenance, and running of systems, software, and applications, including our FMV exploitation capabilities: the Multi-INT Analysis and Archiving System (MAAS).


Work with collaborative teams to support technical activities that impact mission critical systems, software, and applications

Drive innovation to modernize technology and improve operations

Drive resolutions for system interdependencies/issues

Identify, recommend, and problem solve system issues to ensure systems, software, and applications are properly configured and running to meet customer needs

Support team members, end users, and other engineer teams with a focus on communicating effectively across all stakeholders in a 24/7 operational environment

Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure services are consistent with/superior to industry best practices


MS Windows 10, Server 2016, Server 2019, SQL Server 2014/ 2016/ 2019

Vshpere 6+, HP DL360+, HP MSA

Visual Studio, Eclipse, Powershell 6+, SQL Script, PHP

JBoss EAP 7.1, Active Directory, IIS 7+ MS Office Suite 2016, Symantec Anti-Virus, Veritas Back-up Exec, Mediawiki

Jira ticketing system

Basic windows script knowledge and ability to understand a batch file. This includes following the path of the configuration in the batch file; creating your own batch files to perform desired tasks; and troubleshooting batch files to see where they may be broken.


5 years of related experience

Bachelor’s or Technology degree in Engineering or a related specialized area/field, OR equivalent 4 years job-related experience OR Master's degree with 3+ years of job-related experience.

TS/SCI w/ Polygraph clearance required

Strong communication and collaboration skills, a self-starter who does not need training in system administration/Tier 1 support fundamentals, and flexible enough to work on a variety of different tasks and technologies.

Experience with MAAS, Video processing and distribution experience, and SOP creation and maintenance is highly desirable.


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