• Location: Hanover, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2238

Title: Mid Level Systems Engineer

Location: Hanover, 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.

Utilize industry best practices, product knowledge, and business acumen to analyze business needs and recommend and implement product enhancements to help ensure solution meets objectives.  Leads the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.  Perform requirements gathering, analysis, reviews, and create and maintain requirements traceability matrices.  Develop system requirements specifications, design documents, user manuals and readiness reviews.

Core hours are 8 AM – 4 PM EST with flexibility on either end. Ad hoc support is required as needed for requests that fall outside this core window.


  • As a Systems Engineer, you’ll participate in requirements analysis and management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification) in the development and evaluation of networks and information systems.


  • Shall have a minimum of five (5) years of experience planning, developing, and implementing systems engineering practices and processes.  Experience with the Software Engineering Institute's CMMI model is required. Experience with Microsoft Office and Project are required. Familiarity with software development and various software development lifecycle models is also required.
  • The individual shall have at least five (5) years of systems engineering experience in three or more of the following areas:
    • Work breakdown structures
    • Project schedules and estimates
    • Requirements definition and analysis
    • Requirements traceability
    • Requirements verification and validation
    • Configuration management
    • Risk management
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