• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3179

Title: Network intel Engineer
Location: Herndon, VA
*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.

As a Network Intelligence Engineer on our team, you will directly impact our nation’s  security by providing a foundation for Analysts and Senior Leaders to effectively manage cyber risk and threat response.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage and serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for the customer's network discovery tool to include user and vendor engagement

Utilize customer network discovery tools to proactively collect key cyber data at scale to understand the topology of the customer networks

Configure, optimize, and maintain the tool's deployment to expand its visibility

Perform troubleshooting into possible bugs and issues and validate vendor fixes

Operate, configure, and maintain a tool that provides key data, situational awareness, and insights about our customer's enterprise-scale networks

Ensure the safety of information systems assets and protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or threats

Plan and execute on ideas to improve the coverage and quality of the deployment to enable successful cyber risk management in a large customer environment

2+ years of experience with NMAP or other network discovery tools

Experience with networking protocols and network methodology

Experience with Application-level security controls

Active/current TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Experience writing scripts in Python, Bash, or PowerShell

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other closely related Information Technology field of study

Experience with penetration testing (pen testing) 

Experience with Cloud Infrastructure Technology

Experience building automation between tools and systems

Experience with using research and analytics to solve problems

Experience with briefing technical and non-technical audiences


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