• Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1664

Title: RF Analyst – Expert
Location: Chantilly, 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.

Description/Responsibilities: 

The candidate will provide analyst expertise support to a United States Government (USG) customer and will be an active contributing member of a security vulnerability and computer forensic analysis team

The candidate will provide Radio Frequency (RF) expertise to a United States Government (USG) customer and will be an active contributing member of a RF security vulnerability and analysis team. The candidate must be able to provide trending and pattern analysis support and will be responsible for reviewing operational traffic, researching unclassified and classified data sets, preparing target packages, and providing briefings and products for senior USG officers. In addition, the candidate will provide guidance, case management, and support to field collection operations. The candidate must exercise excellent social acumen and operational judgment and be able to respond quickly to high priority tasking. The candidate must understand the importance of using tradecraft to minimize exposure. The candidate should have a comfort level with speaking as s/he may be required to brief assessments at various forums across the Intelligence Community. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will:

  • Conduct RF testing, forensics, and analysis using commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and/or customer provided tools,
  • Support cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis, articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff.
  • Provide management with discrepancy reports and end user documentation.
  • Communicate daily with program managers, management, customer representatives, and end users to ensure delivery of quality products.

 

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, CS, Math, Physics or related field with focus on RF systems and technologies
  • Demonstrated familiarization with waveform engineering and analysis
  • Demonstrated familiarity with RF testing and RF analysis
  • Proven ability to research and analyze data from a variety of sources and to present findings in clear and concise written reports
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of software development and some demonstrated proficiency in scripting and/or programming languages and database development
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision

 

Desired Skills/Qualifications: 

  • MS degree in technical field
  • Experience within IC community
  • Experience with planning and/or participating in red team exercises
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals

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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