• Location: Columbia, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2277

Title: Sr. Software Systems Engineer

*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.


  • Sr. Software Systems Engineer focused on architecture and engineering tradecraft documentation to include:FIW modeling, system power and bring-up sequences, state degradation diagrams, reliability and availability block diagrams, telemetry data flow and collection requirements, interdependency and FIW/FW/SW relationship diagrams.
  • Must utilize systems engineering experience in carrying out functions, including configuration and resource management, quality assurance, and physical and software integration, acquisition, and testing.
  • Must contribute to the development of System Engineering plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specification, and Interface Control Documents.
  • Will also need to record and display internally developed solutions through development of deep-dive documents, flow charts, layout, as well as diagrams.


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related subject.
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Unix/Linux based environments, Solid network knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP).
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