• Location: Ft. Meade, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2616

Title: Software Engineer
Location: Ft. Meade, MD
*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.

(U) TTO3- STRINGBAND (U//FOUO) Description: STRINGBAND is a wireless adaptive beamforming system that is utilized as an optimized frontend for follow-on collection systems. Our system consists of an antenna, digitizer radio, and server or other general purpose processors. We are able to assist with the collection of multiple wireless technologies by utilizing our software-based algorithms. The primary programming languages are C++ for the high-performance computing (i.e., algorithms and high throughput processing modules) and python for command and control (i.e., tasking, interfacing, adjusting knobs). We also utilize a software-defined radio architecture to facilitate the ease of data and resource management, but all of which is abstracted from the system user. Outside system users utilize our Google Protocol Buffer API and interface to command and control the system. We have many more upcoming targets with algorithms needing to be developed, multiple platforms to integrate with, and constant testing and optimization of our software. Additionally, we have some research-based tasks that need attention that would be on the table as we get additional people on the team.
– Experience with the REDHAWK framework
– C++
– python
– Docker
– experience with Git
– Experience with Intel Compiler TBB, IPP, and MKL Libraries
– Experience with TOA Mission Management framework


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