• Location: Chantilly
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2732

Title: Software Engineer

Location: Chantilly, 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.

Software Engineer supporting the Data Ingest Team. In this role, you will work with a small talented team working with BIG DATA.  You will implement complex data parsers for a variety of structured and unstructured data sets to render them in a format recognized by a host of analytical tools. You will work primarily in Python but knowledge of Java and Perl is valuable.  You will automate certain bulk data processing using Apache NiFi and other technologies. As part of the program’s process improvement program, you will refactor legacy code to improve speed and efficiency of production processing.  You will research new technology to develop innovative new methods for extracting and transforming the huge flows of data received and ingested daily. 

Required Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI w/ poly
  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant technical field of study.
  • 10+ years of experience in software development; 14+ years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Proficiency coding in Python, Java, or other similar programming language.
  • Demonstrable experience working in a Linux environment.
  1. Desired Qualifications
    • MS in Computer Science or engineering discipline
    • Deep understanding of parsing concepts and schema formats
    • Demonstrable experience with AWS
    • Demonstrable experience with SQL and SQL-Lite
    • Demonstrable experience with Mongo DB
    • Demonstrable experience with hex editors
    • Demonstrable experience with working with structured and unstructured data
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