• Type: Contract
  • Job #2519

Title: Systems Engineer, Expert
Location: Tysons, 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. 

  • Perform Microsoft SQL Server database maintenance on a mission critical system
  • Support analysts performing Full Motion Video TCPED and various phases of exploitation
  • Assess customer provided network hardware engineering
  • Generate and manage Public Key Infrastructure certificates
  • Support the following OS and software: MS Windows 10, Windows Server 2019, Active Directory, MS Office Suites, VMWare, vSphere, VCenter 7
  • Report information through weekly site communications group meetings, weekly status reports, and monthly logs to team members and management
  • Dashboard creation and analytic monitoring using either Splunk or Elastic Stack
  • Create new guidance documents and update existing guidance documents for major efforts.
  • Integrate software monitoring tools that support helpdesk understanding and resolving issues.
  • Utilize the customer’s Test & Training environment with real mission data to test software prior to implementing in production.
  • Work with the customer’s network engineering group, as needed, to resolve any networking or firewall issue.
  • Work with the systems engineering group, as needed, to resolve any system issue.
  • Support factory reach back helpdesk in solving daily user issues.
  • Support sandboxed site operations (warehouse) by verifying OSes have patch updates applied and system backups are working, etc.).
  • Become an expert in understanding daily operations, networks, and systems.


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