• Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2103

Title: Security Systems Requirements Engineer
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.


  • Assist with leading teams working to design, model, develop, analyze and simulate systems or upgrade legacy systems
  • Conduct product research and support Analysis of Alternative (AoA) activities that independently identify the most appropriate security solutions
  • Assist with leading the development of system concepts, contribute to the capability phase of the systems development lifecycle, and translate technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into system security designs and processes
  • Assist with leading the development and documentation of Security Architectures, Roadmaps, and investments
  • Support the government with securing the enterprise infrastructure through the security architecture
  • Perform modeling, analysis and simulation of security stance
  • Interact with stakeholders, vendors and contractors to maintain efficient and effective control management processes, procedures and systems
  • Assist program / project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep all parties informed
  • Attend meetings and assist with determination of equipment requirements and status
  • Assess processes and procedures to identify efficiencies aimed at streamlining initiatives
  • Apprise management and all program stakeholders of risk and progress issues early enough to be addressed

Required Experience:

  • Expert working experience in government or industry within Security Engineering
  • DoD 8570 Level II (IASAE) certification compliance
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Skilled/comfortable working in high-tempo environment, able to be flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical and/or fiscal challenges
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Ability to think-on-your-feet, adapt as situations change and make the best possible decisions with the information at hand
  • Expert working experience in government or industry leading enterprise-level security efforts involving architecture, designing, development, configuration and modeling, analysis and simulation of ground and space
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