• Location: McLean, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3036

Title: Software Engineer
Location: McLean, 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.

By using the following general language skillsets:
Java (AOP, IOC)
Javascript, React/Redux, AngularJS
SQL, NoSQL, Graph
And applying the general required concepts:
Experienced in Microservice API development and integration (gRPC/REST)
Deploy micro and macro services in NodeJS or JBoss
Manage communication endpoints in gRPC or REST
REST based service level integration, API negotiation, Threading and Load Balancing
Heavily use ETL concepts and engines to decouple solutions
Apache NIFI
Creating and maintaining orchestration templates, modifying templates provided from unclassified teams into classified space
GraphDB, SQL and NoSQL data modeling / visualization / querying
MS SQL Server, OmniSci, Accumulo/Hadoop preferred
Reactive application development in a web browser –
Write and manage large applications in React/Redux, rxJS, Reactive Streams
Manage and bug triage legacy applications in AngularJS
Debug and troubleshoot applications in customer space
Applications range from Java to C++ at priority determined by customer
Leverage messaging engines and HA clusters
Kafka streams/ KsqlDB
Use and manage containers and orchestration such as: Docker/Kubernetes
Creating containers, deploying containers, managing container orchestration
Managing scalability of deployed software products
Skilled at applying and executing highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
Willing to learn in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
Proficient understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, practices, and standards
Use JIRA to manage daily, sprint, and increment metrics, performance, and backlogs
Experience developing within an Agile framework; Sprints, Demonstrations, Scrum
Demonstrated ability to communicate issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Demonstrated ability to easily and effectively communicate project topics to a diverse audience
Demonstrated ability to clearly report relevant information
Demonstrated ability to anticipate technology, process, and skill needs
A Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Proven problem-solving skills in complex environments


Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!