• Location: Alexandria, Virginia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #2521

Title: Software Engineer
Location: Alexandria, VA/Remote Local
Clearance: Top Secret preferred, No clearance required
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 skilled software engineer with a focus on Front-end development to join our development team to create cutting-edge tools for forensics and biometrics, including a state-of-the-art DNA matching and tracking system. The ideal candidate has advanced software design and engineering knowledge, a good eye for detail, and a natural gift for software troubleshooting.  

You will be working with a talented team on an exciting project that solves crimes and exonerates the innocent. The ideal candidate is a great software developer who also wants to be expert using state-of-the-art automated testing frameworks.  

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Design and develop software components using the React framework.
  • Conduct automating testing using a framework like Cypress.
  • Develop test strategies
  • Capture and monitor test-related metrics and using them to help the team improve software quality over time.


  • Strong ability to write UI code in the React framework.
  • Five (5) years of experience in software development.
  • Strong experience in conducting automated testing
  • Strong leadership experience. 
  • Strong experience with Agile development incorporating Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, utilizing technologies such as GIT, Jenkins, SonarQube, etc. 
  • Strong ability to write effective code, including React framework, JavaScript, Java. (Spring Framework), Web Services, Web Services, XML, REST, JSON, Cypress, etc. 
  • Experience with relational databases.   
  • Ability to debug code and solve complex problems related to efficiency and performance of our software with appropriate production monitoring. 
  • Ability to obtain and hold a security clearance.  
  • Excellent communication skills are a must.
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