• Location: Fair Lakes, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2246

Full Motion Video Systems Engineer
Location: Tysons, 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 FMV Systems Engineer is a systems engineer with a proactive mindset to maintain and update systems as part of an Agile team that supports mission operations. As part of the team you will support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline activities involving end-to-end system performance validation efforts with a focus on communicating effectively with customers, team members, and end users in a 24/7 operational environment.
Core hours are 8 AM – 4 PM EST with flexibility on either end. Ad hoc support is required as needed for requests that fall outside this core window.
The ideal candidate must be able to work independently under pressure and effectively identify, recommend, and problem solve system issues to ensure systems, software, and applications are properly configured to meet customer needs in the 24/7 operational environment.
Key Experience and Skills Required:

  • MS Windows 10, Server 2016, Server 2019, SQL Server 2014/ 2016/ 2019
  • vSphere 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 (ticket system)
  • Basic windows script knowledge. You should be able 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.
  • Reporting information to team members and leadership (status reports, metrics, logs)
  • Supporting daily/weekly group meetings
  • Knowledge of the imagery exploitation lifecycle, and various imagery systems
  • On call 24/7 tier 2 support

Key Foundational Skills:

  • Strong hands-on experience
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Problem-solver, well-versed in troubleshooting
  • Flexible and versatile enough to work on a variety of different tasks and technologies
  • Self-starter, does not need training in software engineering/computer science fundamentals
  • Strong understanding and application of engineering principles, practices, and standards
  • Ability to multitask and sustain multiple operational systems simultaneously based on current operational needs

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • MAAS (Multi-int Analysis and Archive System)
  • Haivision, encoder technology and video routing
  • Well-informed of current and future technologies
  • Planning and tracking team delegation
  • Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
  • Strong background supporting intelligence and FMV operations
  • Documentation/SOP creation and maintenance
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