• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2544

Title: Systems 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. 

We are looking for experienced Systems Engineers to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer in a fast paced, challenging, and career rewarding experience. This program delivers Enterprise Computing engineering services with modern technology solutions with that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services.  As a mission-focused Systems Engineer that solve problems on the program, you will be expected to: Recognize the issue(s), Identify the facts, Define additional data that would be helpful, Make assumptions as necessary, Determine alternative approaches, Evaluate alternatives, Make recommendations, Alter assumptions and rework solutions, and Reflect on lessons learned.

Strong Engineering experience using the latest virtual or published desktop technologies:
o Citrix, XenApp/XenDesktop, AHV/ESXi
o Server 2012r2/16/19 and Win 10 Workstations
o DNS, DFS, and DHCP
o Active Directory (including software deployment) and administration of Group Policy (GPOs)
o Storage Concepts
o Deploy, upgrade, and patch Microsoft products
o Strong verbal communication and documentation skills

• Knowledge of Security Development Operations (SecDevOps) on iterative development projects
• Knowledge of Agile development principles
• Microsoft AZURE certifications resulting in the ability to cloud design, implementation, and configuration
• Knowledge of modern software languages (e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Perl, etc.) or the ability to automate through PowerShell script


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