• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2559

Title: Network Engineer Expert
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. 

​System requirements capture, analysis, decomposition, and design.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills :
We are actively seeking Systems Engineers with a minimum of 11 years' experience.  Bachelor's or Master’s Degrees are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following…
System requirements capture, analysis, decomposition, and design.
Analysis, design, development, deployment, and lifecycle support for innovative hardware systems and applications.
Requirements generation, and independent verification and validation tools
Systems engineering tools (DOORS, JAMA, JIRA, etc.)
Identification of technical trends in information technology, awareness on-going IT projects, and business unit requirements
Applying project management model (e.g. Agile, Spiral, Waterfall) for a given development effort
Model Based System Engineering principles
Enterprise Architecture frameworks and principles
Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) support
Use of Digital Twin to enable virtual designs
Ensuring developed systems comply with the enterprise technical architecture
Assisting in keeping senior management apprised of project or program status
Assisting project and program teams in preparing for program management reviews
Experience with the customer's A&A process
Minimum 3 years' experience with video and voice technologies
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills :
IT system automation to include artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML)
Experience with automated testing
Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
Automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, etc.)
Knowledge of Security Development Operations (SecDevOps) on iterative development projects
Cloud design, implementation, and configuration
Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code
Knowledge of Agile development principles.
Knowledge of modern software languages (e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Perl, etc.)​​


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