• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2735

Title: Software Developer
Location: Herndon, Virginia
*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.

 Cornerstone Defense is seeking a Full Performance developer to support a dynamic program.  The current technical team provides software design, development, operations, and maintenance on myriad systems and initiatives advancing AI/ML/Data Management.  The program technical teams focus on streamlining operations, automating processes, and aligning enterprise data management solutions to the overarching digital architecture. We are seeking a developer to support an emerging project as part of a team.

1. Utilize the SCRUM Agile methodology for all software application development unless otherwise directed by client
2. Considerable knowledge of the life-cycle process for software development, web applications, and implementation
3. Considerable knowledge and ability to program proficiently in two or more of the applications or database programming languages relevant to the project.
4. Ability to translate user requirements into end-to-end design for applications/databases that may involve multiple interfaces to other applications or supporting database systems.
5. Ability to track and resolve programming bugs.
6. Ability to explain protocols, technical procedures and processes clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences.
7. Ability to plan, set goals, and determine strategies for accomplishing results; monitors and evaluates progress towards goals.
8. Ability to write clear, concise and effective requirements documents, correspondence, procedures, and reports in accordance with policies.
9. Develop software applications as web services that are written in JavaScript capable technology unless otherwise directed. Examples include JavaScript, Java; ASP.NET;
10. Scripting languages (Perl, PHP, Ruby on Rails); and Rich UI Plugins (Flex, Silverlight, Google Earth Plugin)
11. Experience in applying security patches, performing security scans, and assessing vulnerabilities
12. Experience in supporting the application accreditation process


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