• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3177

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.

This role requires a highly skilled problem-solver who has the business knowledge and technological expertise to build upon, maintain, and grow an innovative data analytics platform that supports the ever-changing needs of our customers.

Required Qualifications: 

2+ years' experience with programming and scripting

Knowledge of software version control systems 

Experience consuming Application Programming Interfaces (APls) and manipulating large datasets

Experience with defining enterprise information system requirements, performing system or application design, developing capability prototypes, and transitioning applications to production

Knowledge of AWS cloud services, such as Lambdas, EC2s, or S3

Knowledge of analytic platforms, such as Splunk, Elasticsearch/Kibana or others

Current/Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience programming an/or scripting in Python

Experience using Git

Experience working in AWS or other cloud environments

Knowledge of drafting technical program documentation, such as end user operational instructions or training guidelines

Ability to collaborate with others who are conducting research in the same, similar, or different areas (strong teamwork skills)

Effective research and analytical skills

Excellent problem-solving skills

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Strong oral and written presentation skills and the ability to brief others on your findings and recommendations


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