• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2558

Title: Software Engineer Senior
Location: Herndon, 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. 

Required Education, Experience, & Skills :
We are actively seeking Software with a minimum of 6 years' experience.  Bachelor's or master’s Degrees are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following:

Responsibilities include:
Provide O&M support to an application in a cloud environment (Amazon Web Services)
Develop and deploy bug fixes to address system problems
Troubleshoot application/database issues (including missing reports) and implement corrective actions
Manage standard and privileged user access to the application
Perform security scans and address findings
Perform routine audit log inspections per approved security plans
Track and renew service certificates
Manage and respond to Cloud monitoring alerts (CloudWatch)
Provide technical support to application users
Maintain the relational databases for the application; backup and restore databases, when needed
Analyze database performance and recommend corrective and preemptive actions
Develop design and operational documents for supported application
Document testing and maintenance of system corrections

Required education, Experience and Skills
 A minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience; a minimum of six (6) years relevant experience with Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
Experience using Amazon Web Services (Lambda, S3, RDS, CloudFormation, APIs, etc.) to perform web development in the cloud environment.
 Java, Python or .Net experience
 Experience in Agile development
 Experience using GitHub and Jenkins CI/CD tools.
 Database administration experience (relational database – SQL, MYSQL, PostGres, etc.)
 Ability to work independently.
Ability to identify issues and implement correction actions.
 Knowledge of database port security
 Experience with database performance monitoring and querying
 Database backups and restoration​



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