• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2548

Title: Systems Engineer Expert
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 looking for candidates must have at least 11 years' experience plus a bachelor's degree, master's degree preferred.  Some tasks and requirements are listed below.

Duties and requirements may include but are not limited to:
Support cyber vulnerabilities, including comprehensive assessment and / or evaluation of information systems policies, technical/non-technical security components, documentation, supplemental safeguards, policies, and vulnerabilities.
Demonstrate an ability to conduct system security scans.
Conduct system security scans. 
The point of contact for all monitoring, troubleshooting, and problem resolution of various components
Can work independently and possess an aptitude for getting things done.
Providing a high quality, secure, and resilient infrastructure that supports the customers business needs.
Performing script verification checks, reviewing event logs, reviewing back logs, training and documentation maintenance 
Providing tier 3 and tier 4 technical support and leadership in a complex, mission critical Windows based environment
Required skills:
Server 2019
Ability to self-learn, act of own initiative, and work in a dynamic environment.
Ability to acquire information for resolving controls and POAMs and upload artifacts to A&A systems.
Ability to communicate proficiently with ISSEs and/or ISSMs on project A&A systems.
Proven trouble shooting skills.
Knowledgeable in multiple current technology areas, including client (thick and thin) and server computer operating systems, networking hardware, protocols and administration and systems integration across multi-tiered highly secured IT environments.
Hands on experience with Microsoft Systems Configuration Manager (SCCM and MECM), MDT and OSD deployment methods
Ability to communicate proficiently with ISSEs and /or ISSMs on project A&A activities.
Windows 10
Experience with server and software upgrades VMWare (ESXI, vCenter, vSphere)
Experience with configuration and maintenance of Virtual Networking
Strong verbal communication and documentation skills
Experience with Service Now
Knowledge of remote access and application delivery technologies
Familiar with accreditation process
Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills :
VMWare: Core VCF, NSX, AVI, End User Computing (EUC), UAG, Horizon Operations and Automation
Knowledge of Linux administration/troubleshooting
Knowledge of how to use and deploy PowerShell.
Knowledge of how to use and deploy MECM.
Knowledge of how to use and deploy thin clients.
Knowledge of how to use and deploy WSUS.
Inventory management
Microsoft SQL Server
Active Directory including software deployment and administration of Group Policy (GPOS)
Deploying/managing servers in AWS environment backup systems such as Dell avamar​


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