• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2543

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. 

The candidate must have demonstrated engineering and support experience with the software product suites working, configuring, deploying, and maintaining to the enterprise. Demonstrated experience with building and configuring programs for enterprise security continuous monitoring and cyber security incident response and management. 

Engineer is responsible for the staging, piloting, and full deployment of releases to production within a DevOps environment.
This position will require scripting, database query (SQL), and experience with collecting, ingesting, analyzing, visualizing machine data and dashboard creation and maintenance.
Have extensive experience in systems engineering, application deployment, and AWS, Windows and Linux operating environments. Must be familiar with working in an agile environment and skilled in some form of scripting, and possess technical problem solving and trouble shooting skills.
Engineers will support manual and automated testing to identify software problems and their causes in an agile scrum sprint development environment. Candidates must have experience in automation tool(s) and scripting, hands on experience with test tools. Engineers must have the ability to translate customer and systems requirements into test cases in a Linux, Windows, AWS, Java, and scripting environment.
Engineers must support, troubleshooting, and providing technical resolution for escalated service requests for users and customers on existing operating systems and/or application specific related issues. Systems Engineer is responsible for the staging, piloting, and full deployment of releases to production within a DevOps environment for Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), creating and editing new and existing Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
Responsibilities will include:
• Scheduling pilot and deployment dates.
• Submitting activity requests for approval to deploy.
• Working on multiple networks.
• Coordinating pilots for all appropriate platforms.
• Identifying risks and deficiencies, gathering requirements, performing R&D, performing testing and quality assurance (QA), and providing releases and implementations.
• Providing recommendations for engineering solutions.​


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