• Location: Annapolis Junction, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3270

Title: Lead Software Developer
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
*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.

  • Lead a team sustaining and enhancing several critical enterprise applications supporting Space and Property Management, Asset Management and Transportation Management.
  • Assume the role of lead developer within the team, collaborate closely with stakeholders to gather requirements, provide updates and act as a key point of contact.
  • Additionally, provide leadership in facilitating communication and fostering positive relationships between the development team and stakeholders.
  • Take ownership of technical aspects of the project, including architectural decisions, code reviews, and ensuring adherence to best practices.
  • Act as a point of contact for technical discussions and provide leadership in driving the successful delivery of the solution. 
  • Utilize strong Java development experience, proficiency in a JavaScript framework such as Angular, and familiarity with Docker for containerization and Linux OS development.
  • Additionally, experience with Camunda for workflow creation/deployments and dashboard troubleshooting will benefit the candidate. 

Required Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree and twelve (12) years of experience in software development/ engineering in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • Sixteen (16) years of software development experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree. 
  • Experience with Java development.
  • Experience with a JavaScript framework such as Angular.
  • Experience developing in the Linux operating system.
  • Experience with Docker for containerized application deployment and management. 
  • Ability to work during core hours of 10AM-2PM Monday – Friday.
  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience the with the Atlassian Tool Suite including Confluence & Jira.
  • Experience with IBM Sterling and/or Oracle.


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