Title: Systems Administrator – Level 2

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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.

Required Skills:

· Experience with Windows and Linux (CentOS/RHEL or similar *NIX) administration.

· Experience with STE requirements/tools/teams.

· Experience with customer Information System Security processes and tools (SSPs/ATO/IAVAs etc).

Desired Skills:

· Experience scripting against REST APIs, databases, and CSV files.

· Experience with network design, security, and automation.

· Experience with DevOps tech stacks and modern CM and CI/CD tools (especially Ansible).

· Experience with a scripting language (Python/bash).

· Experience with VMWare hypervisors and virtualization, and FreeIPA and Kerberos authentication.

Title: Sr. Software Systems Engineer
 

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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:

Qualifications:

Title: Systems Engineer – Level 2

*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

Systems Engineer with a DevOps focus. Member of a high-impact team bringing industry best-practices, open-source tooling, and ubiquitous automation into the customer’s software integration and delivery processes. Freedom to innovate in almost any area the team touches, from system administration (hardware/OS/security) to software (containerization/installation/orchestration) to monitoring (health & status, metrics, automated recovery) and more. Team members serve as a critical resource to the integration, system administration, and software development teams to encourage automation, standardization, and adoption of modern tools.

Essential:

– significant work experience in software system integration and DevOps

– advanced troubleshooting skills

– significant experience in Linux (CentOS/RHEL)

– experience scripting with bash/python

– experience automating fleet management with Ansible

– experience with CI/CD concepts and implementation

– some software development experience/exposure

– proficient with git

– experience with containers and container orchestration (Docker/Kubernetes/Rancher)

– proficient with switching and routing concepts

Non-essential, Desired:

– experience with managing VMware Infrastructure

– experience with monitoring tools (Prometheus, Grafana, ELK Stack)

– experience with event streaming platforms (Kafka) and messaging topologies (activemq/rabbitmq)

– experience developing with and operating elasticsearch databases in production

– experience with networking

– experience performing ETL on data using open-source tooling

Title: SIGINT Systems Technical Analyst

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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:

Development and deployment of wireless systems focusing on RF systems using Software Defined Radios, Digital Signals Processing, Protocol Analysis, and Data Flow supporting national and tactical customers. 

 

Required Skills:

Title: Principal Software Engineer
 

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.

 

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Title : Technical Writer

Location: Chantilly, VA 

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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: Technical Writer  

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Technical Project Manager

 

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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:

Required Skills:

Title: Systems Engineer – Splunk

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD

 

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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: Systems Engineer with DevOps and Integration focus

Location: Hanover, MD

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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.

Desired:

Title: Systems Engineer 1
Description: Serves as a mission enabler for the section and provides the following critical support functions: system testing and evaluation, tailored system and operation training, system security, lab management, property accountability and fielding logistical support. 
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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.

Requires experience and knowledge of the corporate dataflow process.

Experience with the following applications: 

Additional Experience:

Title: Cloud Software Engineer  

Location: Columbia, Maryland 

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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 is responsible for the support and the development of products that provide solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation, and dissemination, and research activities.  The Intelligence Sector Specialist  specializes in Software Development, Cloud Architecture, Systems Engineering, and Network Engineering.  Organizations and Agencies in this market include the Military Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.  

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 four (4) years of general experience in software development/engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or related discipline.  

Shall have at least one (1) year of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C++.  

Shall have demonstrated work or academic experience with distributed scalable Big Data Store (NoSQL) such as HBase, CloudBase/Accumulo, Big Table, etc., as well as one (1) year 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 or academic experience with Source Code Management (e.g. Git, Stash, or Subversion, etc.)  

Shall have demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.  

The candidate will have at least one (1) year 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, algorithms. 

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

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

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

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

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

Job ID: 9-002 

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 intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies.  Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector is responsible for the support and the development of products that provide solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation, and dissemination, and research activities.  The Intelligence Sector Specialist  specializes in Software Development, Cloud Architecture, Systems Engineering, and Network Engineering.  Organizations and Agencies in this market include the Military Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.  

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.).  

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: 9-006 

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.