• Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2099

Title: Product Management Engineer – SME
Top Secret (TS/SCI Preferred)
Location: Chantilly, VA


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.

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with Systems Integration and Agile best-practices experience that is ready to take on the challenge of integrating space and ground elements, from concept to an operational enterprise. We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AV/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between. Please keep reading…


  • Assist Segment-level execution teams with Program Increment Planning, Integration and Demonstrations
  • Facilitate System-level Working Groups and SAFe events, including Solution Increment Planning, System Integration Events, and Solution Demonstrations
  • Lead model and simulation activities as you participate in requirements analysis and management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification)

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or a master’s degree and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience; Agile experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Strong proficiency with requirements management & system modeling tools
  • Strong weapon control experience
  • System Test knowledge
  • DOORS experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Scaled Agile Framework SAFe Agilist (SA) or Program Consultant (SPC) 5.0+
  • Experience as a ScrumMaster and/or Release Train Engineer
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with DevSecOps
  • Experience working in a cloud-based environment
  • Experience with Space and/or Ground Systems development
  • Experience supporting Space sector development, integration, or test activities/events
  • Experience participating in or leading Agile/SAFe events with software development contractors
  • Experience integrating hardware and software
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