• Location: Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3147

Title: Software Engineer Level 1
Locaiton: Maryland

*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.

  • The ideal candidate will perform Software Engineering and vulnerability research with a focus on OCO (Offensive Cyber Operations) and DCO (Defensive Cyber Operations) activities.
  • Work with customers directly performing full cycle system engineering, gathering requirements and source code, to technical documentation and specifications.
  • Performing long term, in depth vulnerability assessments using reverse engineering, kernel debugging, and exploitation technologies.
  • Engineers are encouraged to be creative and exhaust every technical avenue to uncover weaknesses of the system and exploit them.  
  • Performs software development tasks and assists in the design and architecture of software applications individually or as a team member
  • Develops production quality software based on pre-defined software requirements and designs
  • Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems to include coding, testing, debugging, installing, and documenting to support organizations software applications
  • Implements software development process improvement activities in accordance with organizational procedures
  • Develops unit and integration tests and test plans for software applications and prepares software test reports
  • Writes documentation for software and software interfaces

Required Qualifications

  • High School and Five [5] years experience in software development technologies and methodologies.
  • Or BS in STEM field (Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Information Systems) and ONE (1) year of experience.
  • C/C++ Software development skills
  • Experience in x86/x64 assembly, software reverse engineering, kernel debugging, and protocol stacks
  • Experience developing computer exploits
  • TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

Work is spread across Annapolis Junction and Linthicum, MD.


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