• Type: Contract
  • Job #2084

Title: Data Feeds Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA


*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *


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.

Software Engineer

In this role you will participate as an Agile Scrum team member to provide software development and maintenance for the delivery of releasable software in short sprint cycles. Responsible for activities associated with delivery of software solutions associated with customer-defined systems and software projects by working in close collaboration with software developers/engineers, stakeholders, and end users within Agile processes. Responsible for:


• Designing, developing and implementing custom software and database application capabilities for a variety of legacy and modernized Extract, Transform & Load (ETL) systems with limited oversight

• Acting as a member of a product team supporting teammates and collaborating with a do what it takes attitude to ensure product and team success

• Providing improvements to the product(s) being supported

• Actively participate in release and sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases

• Supporting release planning with conceptual design and development / refinement of software engineering guidelines

• Analyzing complex project-related problems and creating innovative solutions involving, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools and solution components

• Ensuring product quality and timeliness of work, providing advice and guidance, resolving problems to meet objectives, and providing periodic performance reports

• Providing mentoring to junior members of the team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ Years related experience with a Bachelors; 0 Years with Masters; 4 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for a degree
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with active polygraph clearance
  • At least 1 year of technical experience with agile software design, development and implementation in a Windows Environment using Java.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Java; Familiarity with any of the following: Hibernate (or other ORM), JAX-RS, JavaScript, XML, JSON, Web-Services (JAX-WS or JAX-RS), Eclipse, maven, J-unit, and shell scripting
  • Java Springboot, YAML, HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3
  • Java J-unit based unit testing
  • Micro services architecture and development
  • Android development experience using Java
  • Object oriented design and development (OODD) expertise, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness
  • Experience with source code control systems and concurrent development workflows (Git preferred)
  • Experience using SQL PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with database design
  • Working knowledge of and ability to assist others in the use of software engineering tools to support process improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with collaboration skills
  • Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management
  • Additionally, familiarity with any of the following is highly desirable: ETL tools, message queuing, application security, automated testing, UML, Jira
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