• Location: Reston, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1791

Title: Network Designer (ISD)

Location: Herndon, VA

*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. 


Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelors Degree and 6 years of prior relevant experience or 9 years of relevant experience
  • Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office product suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint, )
  • Prior experience with experience with Cat5, Cat6, Fiber, Network Switches, and patch panels
  • Working knowledge of theory and practice underlying LAN/WAN network operations
  • Working knowledge of the CIO's policies and procedures relating to the design, upgrading, and operating and maintaining their network
  • Working knowledge of their Communications and Information Security policies and practices
  • Project planning and management skills, including scope of work, time estimation, and resource assignment
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts/theories for various projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
  • Good interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner
  • Problem Solving — identifying problems and reviewing known implement solutions


Additional Experience:

  • Ability to utilize basic network analysis tools to resolve routine network performance problems
  • Ability to provide basic explanation of technical procedures and processes clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to draft requirements documents, correspondence and procedures in accordance with policies
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • An Information Technology Generalist proficient in many facets of information technology requirements.
  • The candidate should possess general business knowledge and soft-skills allowing them to be adaptable in a wide array of work environments.
  • The candidate should have the willingness to participate in these type of activities when called upon to do so

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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