• Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1925

Title: Local Support Technician

Location: Dulles, VA and Hanover, MD


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 satellite, launch, and cyber technologies.  In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.


Job Summary:
Cornerstone Defense is seeking a qualified mid-level IT professional to support our growing company.  This position will lead IT activities across the company and interact with employees and our external IT service providers. This person will directly report to the Chief Technology Officer of Cornerstone Defense. Work will be located at our two primary offices one in Herndon VA and one in Hanover MD. This position will require physical presence at both locations on a planned rotating schedule as part of regular support.


A successful candidate will receive competitive compensation and a rewarding position with a fast growing small business (Cornerstone was #9 of the Washington Area’s Fast 50 companies in 2020).  This position will afford a successful candidate an opportunity to receive a security clearance and grow within the company.



  • Must be a US citizen and able to pass a background investigation for drug and criminal activities
  • Strong and proven skills using and supporting Microsoft Products including Teams, SharePoint, MS Office Suite and Azure
  • Ability to interact with uses and executives within the company to understand issues and then work to directly and indirectly resolve issues
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to understand and resolve issues
  • Ability to draw and maintain network diagrams (in tools such as Viseo)
  • Seek to understand and continuously improve the IT environment
  • Ability to be pro-active, self-managed and user focused
  • Familiarity with FortiGate and PaloAlto Firewalls
  • Ability to interact with vendors via phone to define and resolve issues
  • Ability to support commercial grade smart printers
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment that may require heavy lifting, ladder climbing and routing of cables and equipment.
  • Familiarity supporting smart devices and email access
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CEH etc. a plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft GCC and 800-171 a plus


Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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