• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2803

Title: Software Engineer
Location: Herndon, VA
*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.

​A Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees are preferred with a minimum of eleven (11) year’s relevant experience with the following skillsets:

Serve as part of a software development team to deliver automated solutions for standard network services support of a large IT infrastructure project.
Must have hands – on programming and scripting experience in Python with 5 to 7 years of experience with a minimum of 2 years on network automation
Must be a self-starter that can lead complex automation projects and guide junior developers
Experience operating in a CI/CD/DevOps/Agile fast paced environment
Experience in network automation tools Ansible and Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO)
Experience in Development of automated testing scripts with integration to a CI/CD pipeline with Python PyATS or similar testing framework and Jenkins
Experience in developing data models and understanding of Yang
Exposure to Cisco IOS, IOS XR. NX –OS and Junos operating systems desired

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills :
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The ideal candidate would also have IT project management experience, and be familiar with Scrum, Lean, Agile and DevOps.


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