Title: Software Engineer
Location: Columbia 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.

Job Description
Overview
Seeking a Senior Software Engineer / Dev/MLOps Engineer to support on of our customer’s research areas.

  
The customer requires research, exploration, and development of adaptive cyber defense prototype systems. This research builds upon a fused and contextualized understanding of diverse cyber event data to reason dynamically about the state of the system, plan and execute defensive actions, and establish models for understanding and predicting adversary behavior.
 
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Title: Linux Dev/Ops Engineer
Location: Columbia, Maryland
*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.

Work in an environment where you can design the architecture and develop solutions to meet the organization’s needs while enhancing your skillset and advancing your career.  Looking for an innovative, and motivated individual to join a small, talented, and hardworking Linux team in a hybrid cloud and on premise based environment. This team creates, maintains, and troubleshoots Linux instances on multiple networks, in multiple architectures.
The ideal candidate will have hands-on Linux administration experience, knowledge of AWS Cloud technologies, works well in a small team setting, has a desire to automate processes where possible, and a willingness to think outside the box to find solutions.
Required skills:
     Experience with AWS API and cloud automation
     Experience with configuration management and maintaining standard baselines in a production environment.
     Experience with scripting and task automation with Bash and Python scripts
     Provide Linux virtual and physical server support to include: 
          AWS AMI creation/configuration
          Kickstart installation/configuration
          Software installation/updates/patches via Yum
          Monitor servers for health and status
          Troubleshoot Linux server hardware/software/networking
          Perform security hardening of Linux OS for compliance
          User account administration
     Proficient with services such as DNS, NFS, LVM, rsyslog, iptables
     Self-motivated and willing to learn new technologies
     Ability to communicate issues with team members and/or service owners
Desired skills:
     Experience with AWS EC2 Auto Scaling
     Experience with aws-cli and boto3
     Experience with Puppet and Ansible
May be required to respond to after-hours requests as required in a 24 x 7 environment.
DoD 8570 Compliance with IAT level 1 is required.

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TEMPEST Engineer
Columbia, MD
TS/SCI with Poly

Work as part of a team of TEMPEST engineers and SMEs helping perform TEMPEST testing and provide TEMPEST engineering recommendations to help ensure the security of our nation's systems . You'll learn from our existing TEMPEST subject matter experts to grow your knowledge and skills, as well as share your TEMPEST expertise with others. You'll get to work onsite with the customer, integrated into their team to ensure mission success.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

– 3+ years of experience with TEMPEST testing, design, or engineering

– TEMPEST certified technician (Certified TEMPEST Professional Level II)

– TS/SCI with FS Poly Required

Capabilities / Duties:

Title: Automation Developer
Location: Columbia, 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.
 

Work in an environment where you can design the architecture and develop solutions to meet the organization’s needs while enhancing your skillset and advancing your career.  Looking for an innovative, and motivated individual to join a small, talented, and hardworking Linux team in a hybrid cloud and on premise based environment. This team creates, maintains, and troubleshoots Linux instances on multiple networks, in multiple architectures.The ideal candidate works well in a small team setting, has a desire to learn hands-on Linux administration, AWS Cloud and automation/scripting techniques, and communicates well with team members.
Required skills:
• Monitor servers for health and status
• Basic troubleshoot skills
• User account administration
• Self-motivated
• Strong desire to learn and grow
• Ability to follow instructions and communicate with team members
Desired skills:
• Automated instance provisioning (Deploy via Kickstart, VMWare template, AWS AMI)
• Experience with Software installation/updates/patches via YUM/DNF
• Experience with  or understanding of services such as DNS, NFS, LVM, rsyslog, iptables/firewalld
• Experience with AWS Cloud and Services
• Experience with Bash and Python scripting
• Experience with Puppet and Ansible

DoD 8570 Compliance with IAM level 1 is required (SEC+ ce; Network+ ce; A+ ce)

 

Title: System Engineer
Location: Columbia, 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.

Hardware Systems Engineer with a focus on architecture and data modeling documentation.  Should have experience with High Performance Computing Application – Special Integrated Circuit requirements, design, test, deployment, tuning, and optimization, including board design, performance analysis, and system integration.  Experience developing requirements, design, development and integration of Devices.  Experience with large program DoD/IC engineering, design, test, deployment, operations and sustainment milestones and review (ie PDR, CDR, IOT&E, DOT&E, EOA, IOC, FOC, T2Ops). Strong skills in customer support and teaming requirements extraction, teaming with vendors/ industry, and building relationships in support of the USG.  Qualifications must include:  BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related subject.  Proven working experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Unix/Linux based environments.  Solid network knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP).
 

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Cloud Software Engineer
Location: Emerson
Job Description:
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.
Qualifications: