Title: Digital Network Exploitation Analyst
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.

Responsibilities

Title: Digital Network Exploitation Analyst
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.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

Education: Degree in Computer Science. Degree in related fields (e.g., Engineering, Mathematics) may be considered relevant if programs contain a concentration of courses in the following foundational CS areas: algorithms, computer architecture (not network architecture), programming methodologies and languages, data structures, logic and computation, and advanced mathematics (for example, calculus, discrete mathematics). Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (IS) degrees may be considered relevant if the programs contain the amount and type of coursework equivalent to a Computer Science (CS) major.

Experience: Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development/analysis roles.  In addition, it may also include engineering hardware and/or software, programming, computer/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, systems engineering, and/or network and systems administration.  Completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis Course) may be considered towards the relevant experience requirement (i.e., 24-week JCAC course may count as 6 months of experience). 

Title: Computer Network Defense Analyst
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.

Responsibilities

 

Qualifications

Education: Degree in Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Technology, or related field (e.g., General Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Information Assurance, or Computer Security). Up to 18 semester hours of military training/coursework in networking, computer science, or cyber topics is equivalent to an Associate degree.
Experience: Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development, programming, information/cyber/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, and/or systems engineering.  Additionally, must have experience in network or system administration.  If not credited toward education requirements, completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis Course), Undergraduate Cyber Training (UCT), Network Warfare Bridge Course (NWBC)/Intermediate Network Warfare Training (INWT), Cyber Defense Operations will be considered towards relevant experience requirement (i.e., 20- to 24-week courses will count as 6 months of experience; 10-14 weeks will count as 3 months of experience). In some cases, foreign language proficiency may also be used to satisfy experience requirements; recent Interagency language Roundtable (ILR) scores are required to substantiate your proficiency level. The total of all experience equivalencies is capped at half of the required years of experience.

 

Title: Exploitation Analyst
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.

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.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

Education: Degree in Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Technology, or related field (e.g., General Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Information Assurance, or Computer Security). Note that 18 semester hours of military training/coursework in networking, computer science, or cyber topics is equivalent to an Associate degree.
Relevant Experience: Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development/analysis.  In addition, it may also include engineering hardware and/or software, programming, computer/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, systems engineering, and/or network and systems administration.  Completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis Course) will be considered towards the relevant experience requirement (i.e., 24-week JCAC course will count as 6 months of experience). In some cases, foreign language proficiency may also be used to satisfy experience requirements; recent Interagency language Roundtable (ILR) scores are required to substantiate your proficiency level.

Title: Advanced Software Engineer
Clearance:
Secret Eligible, obtainable within 24 months
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Remote Work Flexibility

 

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.

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of participating in the development of cutting-edge technologies that support some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  You will work closely with customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Please keep reading…

Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Title: Software Engineer
Clearance: Secret
Eligible, obtainable within 24 months
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Remote Work Flexibility

 

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.

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of participating in the development of cutting-edge technologies that support some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  You will work closely with customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Please keep reading…

Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Title; Senior Software Engineer
Clearance: Secret
Eligible, obtainable within 24 months
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Remote Work Flexibility

 

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.

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of participating in the development of cutting-edge technologies that support some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  You will work closely with customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Please keep reading…

Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Title: Advanced Software Engineer
Clearance:
Secret Eligible, obtainable within 24 months
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Remote Work Flexibility

 

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.

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of participating in the development of cutting-edge technologies that support some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  You will work closely with customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Please keep reading…

Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

Title: System Engineer – Level 3

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.

Requirements:

Title: System Engineer – Level 2

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.

Requirements:

Title: Systems 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.

Requirements:

Title: Principal Systems Engineer/Strategic Systems Initiative
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:

Extra areas of interest:

Title: Network 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:

Title: Storage Systems 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:

Title: Cloud Systems 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:

Requirements:

Title: Software 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.

Description/Responsibilities: 

Cornerstone Defense is seeking two Software Engineers to join the software development team who will develop and sustain integrated, feature-rich capabilities that promote modernization of visualization and presentation tools. The software development team will provide application development and support to tools that allow mission analytic users to view existing data or contribute new information in a collaborative environment.

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

 

Additional information:

Title: Test 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:

Cornerstone Defense is seeking a Test Engineer to support the software development team who will develop and sustain integrated, feature-rich capabilities that promote modernization of visualization and presentation tools.  The software development team will provide application development and support to tools that allow mission analytic users to view existing data or contribute new information in a collaborative environment.

This Test Engineer will take ownership of the product release process, and should hit the ground running with automation improvements and regression testing.   Preference given to those with experience with standard test processes, regression testing, automated testing (service and UI), the Jenkins/Continuous Integrations pipeline, and release processes.  Responsibilities also include development of test plans and procedures, documentation of test results and development of special test code.  Automated testing tool experience is required.

Additional information:

•            Approximately 15 team members made up of software, system, and test engineer

•            Work performed in contractor facility in Annapolis Junction.

•            Both low and high side access.

Required Education:

•            Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Individual Capabilities Required:

•            Five (5) years experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.

•            Assist with any or all of the Level 1 tasks as constrained by technical training and previous testing experience

•            Conduct research into and apply knowledge of Government test and evaluation concepts and related engineering, acquisition, and operations activities as needed to support the T&E activities

•            Plan and Execute Performance Analysis

•            Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support

•            Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning

•            Specify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E use

•            Apply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates

•            Select, develop, & use analysis tools

•            Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks

•            Plan and Execute Performance Data Collection

•            Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision points

•            Establish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilities

•            Support Data Authentication group functions; and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processes

•            Assess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning

•            Coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T&E-related SE information to leverage functional analysis, system descriptions, parameter selection and dependencies, Modeling and Simulation, and initial performance risk assessments to inform evaluation planning

•            Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E (U) Plan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T&E include inspection, demonstration, paper analysis, survey, simulation, and physical test

•            Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance

•            Participate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plans

•            Produce Evaluation Plans (metric framework, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements/T&E cross-walk), Analysis Plans, Data Requirements, Risk Assessments, Evaluation Reports, Status reports; provide input to Government T&E products (e.g., Technology Readiness Assessments, Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, T&E Plans & Procedures and Test Readiness Reports)

•            Design data sampling schemes to optimize the information/resource balance and to control testing uncertainties

•            Select, coordinate, and calibrate Instrumentation, collection and data management tools, targets, & facilities

•            Ensure test readiness including training of test event participants re conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangements

•            Participate in T&E WIPT and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of data collection plans

•            Execute Testing and Data Collection per plan

•            Produce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and Reports/Briefings, Data Management Plan

•            Define and provide technical direction and guidance for the Level 1 tasks to the Level 0 and Level 1 TEs assigned to the task

•            Recommend draft plans and reports from the Level 1 tasks for approval by the task leader

•            Work directly with the Government sponsor to coordinate task implementation

•            Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest

Title: Test 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:

Test Engineer analyzes system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures, prepare for and conduct the data collection and analysis, and report status and results. Supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. Works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration. Provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance areas.

 

The Level 2 Test Engineer (TE) shall possess the following capabilities:

· Conduct research into and apply knowledge of Government test and evaluation concepts and related engineering, acquisition, and operations activities as needed to support the T&E activities

· Plan and Execute Performance Analysis

· Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support

· Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning

· Specify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E use

· Apply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates

· Select, develop, and use analysis tools

· Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by Testing Tasks

· Plan and Execute Performance Data Collection

· Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to sync T&E events with supported decision points

· Establish and employ Data and Configuration Management capabilities

· Support Data Authentication group functions; and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processes

· Assess operation and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to fram and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning

· Coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T&E-related SE information to leverage functional analysis, system descriptions, parameter selection and dependencies, Modeling and Simulation, and initial performance risk assessments to inform evaluation planning

· Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E

· Plan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T&E include inspection, demonstration, paper analysis, survey, simulation, and physical test

· Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance

· Participate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plans

· Produce Evaluation Plans (metric framework, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements/T&E cross-walk), Analysis Plans, Data Requirements, Risk Assessments, Evaluation Reports, Status reports; provide input to Government T&E products (e.g., Technology Readiness Assessments, Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, T&E Plans & Procedures and Test Readiness Reports)

· Design data sampling schemes to optimize the information/resource balance and to control testing uncertainties

· Select, coordinate, and calibrate Instrumentation, collection and data management tools, targets, and facilities

· Ensure test readiness including training of test event participants re-conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangements

· Participate in T&E WIPT and/or integrated Test Team for coordination of data collection plans

· Execute Testing and Data Collection per plan

· Produce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and reports/Briefings, Data management Plan

· Work directly with the Government sponsor to coordinate task implementation

· Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest

 

Qualifications: Five (5) years experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline form an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

 

The Level 3 Test Engineer (TE) shall possess the following capabilities:

· All the capabilities listed for a Level 2 Test Engineer (see above)

· Provide overall leadership of the T&E task and serve as primary liaison to the government for supporting contract coordination and task execution

· Communicate issues and solutions to the broader government and contract management structure as requested by Leadership

· Ensure the appropriate level of independence of the team from the solution provider to support government management of objectivity risk

· Manage T&E resources and tasks; ensure quality assurance of test processes and products

· Coordinate and integrate Evaluation and Testing tasks and products

· Participate in T&E WIPT and/or Integrated Test Team as needed to ensure proper coordination of T&E activities

· Drive innovation and responsiveness to program changes and evolving T&E status to help manage program risk; develop alternative courses of action, work-arounds, and fall-back positions with a recommendation course of action for each risk, monitor and re-evaluate risks at appropriate milestones.

 

Qualifications: Eight (8) years experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline form an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

 

Task Description: Provide engineering, testing, and documentation for operational assessment test activities. This task does not conform to the traditional waterfall testing approach, instead leveraging agile methodologies where releasable tested pieces of software services are created, development level tested, and delivered to the user in a DevOps approach. Product owners work in short spin cycles (develop, test, deploy, repeat) to eventually realize a full capability/service with the goal to achieve full required performance satisfaction outlined in the program statement of capabilities. In order to achieve this goal, an operational assessment must occur for each capability/service to evaluate suitability and effectiveness.

Contractor staff shall:

· Analyze functional service requirements to develop operational assessment test procedures

· Perform technical analysis system and system architectures

· Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and agile development techniques for the design, development, and execution of operational assessment test procedures

· Capture, track, and assess testable requirements using Atlassian product suite to include Confluence and Jira

· Develop operational assessment test reports and associated documentation

· Participate in all operational assessment milestones and activities (deep dives, WIPT, TRR, Quick look, DAG, and SME discussions and additional as directed by Government Program Test Lead)

 

Task Required Skills:

· Minimum 5 years experience applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and agile for the design, development, and execution of operational assessment test procedures

· Minimum 5 years experience developing operational assessment test reports and associated documentation

· Demonstrated experience testing of large scale, distributed “system-of-systems”, and micro services

· Demonstrated experience analyzing product/service functional requirements to develop operational assessment test procedures

· Demonstrated experience participating in systems engineering, test and evaluation, architecture, and programmatic meetings and reviews

· Demonstrated experience automating test code using latest programming (Java, C++) and scripting (Perl, Shell) languages.

· Demonstrated experience capturing, tracking, and assessing testable requirements using the Atlassian product suite to include Confluence and Jira

 

Title: Software 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.

Description/Responsibilities: 

Cornerstone Defense is seeking two Software Engineers to join the software development team who will develop and sustain integrated, feature-rich capabilities that promote modernization of visualization and presentation tools. The software development team will provide application development and support to tools that allow mission analytic users to view existing data or contribute new information in a collaborative environment.

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

 

Additional information:

Title: Senior Linux Consultant

Location: Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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 satellite, launch and cyber technologies.  Cornerstone’s Cyber Sector is responsible for the support and the development of products that provide solutions to computer network operations to include exploitation, defense, signals intelligence, and information technology missions.  Agencies supported by the Cornerstone’s Cyber Sector include the National Security Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Aberdeen Proving Ground, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and several commercial entities. 

Description/Responsibilities:

RH Enterprise Linux (RHEL) RH Virtualization (RHV) Puppet 

Required Skills/Qualifications:

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

Title: Target Analyst Reporter
Location: Annapolis Junction, 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 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.

Description/Responsibilities:

The Target Analyst Reporter prioritizes, assesses, evaluates and reports information obtained from passive and active collection, network evaluation and analysis, combined with related collateral sources when appropriate to provide synthesized product to customers. The Target Analyst Reporter writes reports which may require significant editing; may require assistance in determining reportability of an activity; requires assistance in locating reportable information (i.e. can only run basic queries or may require raw information to be provided); may require assistance in determining the focus of report; is familiar with basic SIGINT reporting policies; may require familiarization with SIGINT and collateral report repositories to conduct research that would enhance reporting the ability to pull information from multiple sources and combine it into reports/products in response to requests by management and external customers.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

 

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.

Title: Cloud Software Engineer  

Location: Columbia, Maryland 

*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 satellite, launch and cyber technologies.  Cornerstone’s Cyber Sector is responsible for the support and the development of products that provide solutions to computer network operations to include exploitation, defense, signals intelligence, and information technology missions.  Agencies supported by the Cornerstone’s Cyber Sector include the National Security Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Aberdeen Proving Ground, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and several commercial entities. 

 Description/Responsibilities: 

Daily tasking will include identifying relevant data sets and working with mission analysts to create analytics within the customer's cloud environment to discover, enhance, capture and counter cyber activity. Currently analytics are developed in Java using MapReduce, python and Pig. 

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

A Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline may be substituted for four (4) years of general experience. 

Shall have at least five (5) years of general experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.  

Shall have at least three (3) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++.  

Shall have at least two (2) years of experience with distributed scalable Big Data Store (NoSQL) such as HBase, Cloud Base/Accumulo, Big Table, etc., as well as two (2) years of experience with the Map Reduce programming model, the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.  

Shall have demonstrated work experience with Serialization such as JSON and/or BSON  

Shall have demonstrated work experience with developing restful services, Ruby on Rails framework, LDAP protocol configuration management and cluster performance management (e.g. Nagios)  

Shall have at least three (3) years of experience developing software in UNIX/Linux (Red Hat versions 3-5+) operating systems.  

Shall have demonstrated work experience in the design and development of at least one Object Oriented System  

Shall have demonstrated work experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products.  

Shall have at least three (3) years of experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.  

Shall have demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of a software development project  

Shall have demonstrated work experience with Source Code Management {e.g. Git, Stash, or Subversion, etc.).  

Security+ or equivalent certification required before start date.  

Will have demonstrated experience, work or college level courses, in at least two (2) of the desired characteristics:  

1. Experience deploying applications in a cloud environment.  

2. Understanding of Cloud Scalability  

3. Hadoop/Cloud Certification  

4. Experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms  

5. Experience with taxonomy construction for analytic disciplines, knowledge areas and skills.  

6. Experience developing and deploying: data driven analytics; event driven analytics; sets of analytics orchestrated through rules engines  

7. Experience with linguistics (grammar, morphology, concepts).  

8. Experience developing and deploying analytics that discover and exploit social networks.  

9. Experience documenting ontologies, data models, schemas, formats, data element dictionaries, software application program interfaces and other technical specifications.  

10. Experience developing and deploying analytics within a heterogeneous schema environment 

Job ID: 9-007 

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.