Title: PMO Analyst Supply Chain Resource Management
Location: Bethesda, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Education: 

High School Diploma/GED + 12 Years
Associate Degree + 10 Years
Bachelor's Degree + 8 Years
Master's Degree + 6 Years
PhD + 4 Years

 

Description:

1. Responsible for supporting the Program Management Office (PMO) to include:
• Governance and control, and implementing standards across the portfolio.
• Tracking, monitoring, and updating status of program deliverables.
• Application of processes to ensure data currency, validity, and relevance.
• Maintaining a library of PMO documents and building a repository of project templates for both technical and management to support the project managers.
• Supporting project, program, and portfolio-level business process analysis, mapping, improvements, reporting, market research, and internal outreach and communications.
• Translating business processes into workflows and dashboards.
• Updating and keeping current organizational IT lifecycle documentation and supporting materials pertaining to both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies – engaging in defining, developing, and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standard, and providing oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews, including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance.
• Supporting IT roadmap updates.
• Maintaining the artifacts related to the process of providing guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, SAFe, Agile, and DevOps, and other leading industry practices.

Title: Program Support Specialist, Data Conditioning
Location: Bethesda, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Education:

Entry:
High School Diploma/GED + 6 Years
Associate Degree + 4 Years
Bachelor's Degree + 2 Years
Master's Degree + 0 Years

Full Performance:
High School Diploma/GED + 8 Years
Associate Degree + 6 Years
Bachelor's Degree + 4 Years
Master's Degree + 2 Years

 

Description:

1. Responsible for supporting the Program Management Office (PMO) to include:
• Governance and control, and implementing standards across the portfolio.
• Tracking, monitoring, and updating status of program deliverables.
• Application of processes to ensure data currency, validity, and relevance.
• Maintaining a library of PMO documents and building a repository of project templates for both technical and management to support the project managers.
• Supporting project, program, and portfolio-level business process analysis, mapping, improvements, reporting, market research, and internal outreach and communications.
• Translating business processes into workflows and dashboards.
• Updating and keeping current organizational IT lifecycle documentation and supporting materials pertaining to both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies – engaging in defining, developing, and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standard, and providing oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews, including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance.
• Supporting IT roadmap updates.
• Maintaining the artifacts related to the process of providing guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, SAFe, Agile, and DevOps, and other leading industry practices.

Title: IT Program Coordinator
Location: Bethesda, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Education:
 

High School Diploma/GED + 12 Years
Associate Degree + 10 Years
Bachelor's Degree + 8 Years
Master's Degree + 6 Years
PhD + 4 Years

Job Description:

1. Responsible for supporting the Program Management Office (PMO) to include:
• Governance and control, and implementing standards across the portfolio.
• Tracking, monitoring, and updating status of program deliverables.
• Application of processes to ensure data currency, validity, and relevance.
• Maintaining a library of PMO documents and building a repository of project templates for both technical and management to support the project managers.
• Supporting project, program, and portfolio-level business process analysis, mapping, improvements, reporting, market research, and internal outreach and communications.
• Translating business processes into workflows and dashboards.
• Updating and keeping current organizational IT lifecycle documentation and supporting materials pertaining to both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies – engaging in defining, developing, and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standard, and providing oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews, including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance.
• Supporting IT roadmap updates.
• Maintaining the artifacts related to the process of providing guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, SAFe, Agile, and DevOps, and other leading industry practices.

Title: Financial Resource Analyst
Location: Bethesda, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Education:

High School Diploma/GED + 12 Years
Associate's Degree + 10 Years
Bachelor's Degree + 8 Years
Master's Degree + 6 Years
PhD + 4 Years

Job Description:

1. Responsible for supporting the Program Management Office (PMO) to include:
• Governance and control, and implementing standards across the portfolio.
• Tracking, monitoring, and updating status of program deliverables.
• Application of processes to ensure data currency, validity, and relevance.
• Maintaining a library of PMO documents and building a repository of project templates for both technical and management to support the project managers.
• Supporting project, program, and portfolio-level business process analysis, mapping, improvements, reporting, market research, and internal outreach and communications.
• Translating business processes into workflows and dashboards.
• Updating and keeping current organizational IT lifecycle documentation and supporting materials pertaining to both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies – engaging in defining, developing, and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standard, and providing oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews, including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance.
• Supporting IT roadmap updates.
• Maintaining the artifacts related to the process of providing guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, SAFe, Agile, and DevOps, and other leading industry practices.

 

Title: Program Support Specialist, Group Coordinator
Location: Bethesda, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Education: 

High School Diploma/GED + 12 Years
Associate Degree + 10 Years
Bachelor's Degree + 8 Years
Master's Degree + 6 Years
PhD + 4 Years

 

Job Description:

1. Responsible for supporting the Program Management Office (PMO) to include:
• Governance and control, and implementing standards across the portfolio.
• Tracking, monitoring, and updating status of program deliverables.
• Application of processes to ensure data currency, validity, and relevance.
• Maintaining a library of PMO documents and building a repository of project templates for both technical and management to support the project managers.
• Supporting project, program, and portfolio-level business process analysis, mapping, improvements, reporting, market research, and internal outreach and communications.
• Translating business processes into workflows and dashboards.
• Updating and keeping current organizational IT lifecycle documentation and supporting materials pertaining to both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies – engaging in defining, developing, and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standard, and providing oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews, including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance.
• Supporting IT roadmap updates.
• Maintaining the artifacts related to the process of providing guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, SAFe, Agile, and DevOps, and other leading industry practices.

Network Engineer
Sunnyvale, CA
Active Secret or Top Secret

Job Responsibilities:

Required Skills:

 

Title: Program Integrator (PI) Skill Level 3
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Program Integrator (PI) Skill Level 3
The Program Integrator shall assist individual program managers, initiative leads, and PEO leadership with monitoring and reporting on the overall health of programs, initiatives, and/or a portfolio.  Perform holistic analysis across multiple contracts and government activities to identify cost, schedule and performance concerns for a program or initiative.  Perform cross-program analysis to assist in responding to Investment Portfolio (IP) actions and producing execution reports.  Draft acquisition and program documents such as TTOs, Statements of Work (SOWs), Program Management Plans (PMPs), Risk Management Plans, program schedules, Technical CICA memorandums, and Acquisition Strategies.  Prepare presentations to report analysis findings as well as program/portfolio status.
Description:

Qualifications:

 

Title: Engineer
Location: Herndon, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Job Responsibilities:

 

Title: Project Integrator
Location: McLean, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

Position Requirements:
Operate, maintain, and evolve the Sponsor's networks and corresponding infrastructure as required within the scope of this effort.
Maintain all required approvals for the Sponsor's operation networks and document Sponsor's systems.
Ensure Sponsor's operational networks undergo the assessment and accreditation (A&A required by the Sponsor's approved methods every 24 months.
Develop and execute a response plan, with Sponsor coordination, to any findings from A&A assessments.
Coordinate stakeholder engagements, such as user requirements sessions.
Implement changes and deliver development requirements as requested by Sponsor.
Collaborate on Sponsor and third-party technical and communications solutions under Sponsor review and validate the Sponsor's requirements.
Ensure proper review and approval of all (proprietary, third party, or otherwise) technical and communications solutions via Sponsor's required methods and by various governance bodies.
Take ownership to deploy and operate and maintain Sponsor and Sponsor-approved third party technical and communication solutions.
Conduct routine analysis on all-source information of topical interest to Sponsor
Perform due diligence research on any and all technology products and companies with which the Sponsor uses in solutions or conducts business with.
Provide effective communication (oral and written) to internal and external stakeholders and partners to include reports, succinct technical summaries, test plans, etc.
Work effectively independently and collaboratively in fast-paced environment to complete tasks.
Understand and utilize blockchain/crypto currency to support Sponsor activities

 

Title: Software Engineer
Location: McLean, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

HOW SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:
By using the following general language skillsets:
Java (AOP, IOC)
Javascript, React/Redux, AngularJS
SQL, NoSQL, Graph
C++
And applying the general required concepts:
Experienced in Microservice API development and integration (gRPC/REST)
Deploy micro and macro services in NodeJS or JBoss
Manage communication endpoints in gRPC or REST
REST based service level integration, API negotiation, Threading and Load Balancing
Heavily use ETL concepts and engines to decouple solutions
Apache NIFI
Creating and maintaining orchestration templates, modifying templates provided from unclassified teams into classified space
GraphDB, SQL and NoSQL data modeling / visualization / querying
MS SQL Server, OmniSci, Accumulo/Hadoop preferred
Reactive application development in a web browser –
Write and manage large applications in React/Redux, rxJS, Reactive Streams
Manage and bug triage legacy applications in AngularJS
Debug and troubleshoot applications in customer space
Applications range from Java to C++ at priority determined by customer
Leverage messaging engines and HA clusters
Kafka streams/ KsqlDB
Use and manage containers and orchestration such as: Docker/Kubernetes
Creating containers, deploying containers, managing container orchestration
Managing scalability of deployed software products
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
Skilled at applying and executing highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
Willing to learn in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
Proficient understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, practices, and standards
Use JIRA to manage daily, sprint, and increment metrics, performance, and backlogs
Experience developing within an Agile framework; Sprints, Demonstrations, Scrum
Demonstrated ability to communicate issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Demonstrated ability to easily and effectively communicate project topics to a diverse audience
Demonstrated ability to clearly report relevant information
Demonstrated ability to anticipate technology, process, and skill needs
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:
A Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering, a related specialized area or field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Proven problem-solving skills in complex environments

 

Title: Field Engineer
Location: McLean, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

The selected candidate will work a shift to support 24/7 operations alongside various teams and perform technical activities that impact the health, maintenance, and running of systems, software, and applications, including our FMV exploitation capabilities: the Multi-INT Analysis and Archiving System (MAAS).

HOW A FIELD SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

Work with collaborative teams to support technical activities that impact mission critical systems, software, and applications

Drive innovation to modernize technology and improve operations

Drive resolutions for system interdependencies/issues

Identify, recommend, and problem solve system issues to ensure systems, software, and applications are properly configured and running to meet customer needs

Support team members, end users, and other engineer teams with a focus on communicating effectively across all stakeholders in a 24/7 operational environment

Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure services are consistent with/superior to industry best practices

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS

MS Windows 10, Server 2016, Server 2019, SQL Server 2014/ 2016/ 2019

Vshpere 6+, HP DL360+, HP MSA

Visual Studio, Eclipse, Powershell 6+, SQL Script, PHP

JBoss EAP 7.1, Active Directory, IIS 7+ MS Office Suite 2016, Symantec Anti-Virus, Veritas Back-up Exec, Mediawiki

Jira ticketing system

Basic windows script knowledge and ability to understand a batch file. This includes following the path of the configuration in the batch file; creating your own batch files to perform desired tasks; and troubleshooting batch files to see where they may be broken.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:

5 years of related experience

Bachelor’s or Technology degree in Engineering or a related specialized area/field, OR equivalent 4 years job-related experience OR Master's degree with 3+ years of job-related experience.

TS/SCI w/ Polygraph clearance required

Strong communication and collaboration skills, a self-starter who does not need training in system administration/Tier 1 support fundamentals, and flexible enough to work on a variety of different tasks and technologies.

Experience with MAAS, Video processing and distribution experience, and SOP creation and maintenance is highly desirable.

 

Title: Data Analyst
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

.QUALIFICATIONS
· Bachelor’s degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
· 2 or more years of related software engineering and ETL experience
· Demonstrated experience building and maintaining data flows in NiFi or Pentaho or Java
· Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and team building skills
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
· Demonstrated experience with the following languages: Java/J2EE, C, C++, SQL, XML, XQuery, XPath, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Python, Shell Scripting, JSON, JavaScript
· Demonstrated experience translating data insights into tools or analytic capabilities that inform operational decisions and/or improve processes
· Demonstrated experience with relational databases (ex – Oracle / MySql)
· Demonstrated experience with GPU processing
· Demonstrated experience with search architecture and data visualization tools (ex – ElasticSearch, OmniSci)
· Demonstrated experience applying machine learning methodologies to build high-quality prediction models
· Familiar with servers operating systems; Windows, Linux, Distributed Computing, Blade Centers, and cloud infrastructure
· Familiar with database methodologies
· Familiar with Source code management and integration (ex – GitHub/GitLab, Jenkins, RunDeck)
· Familiar with Data Science frameworks such as Keras, Tensorflow, or Theano
· Ability to work well in a fast-paced, constantly evolving work environment with a focus on continual process improvement and a proactive approach to problem solving
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Provide support in the areas of data extraction, transformation and load (ETL), data mapping, analytics, operations, databases, and maintenance of data and associated systems
· Develop and manage complex data flows, or makes significant enhancements to existing pipelines
· Troubleshoot complex problems and provide customer support for the ETL process
· Resolve complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations
· Conduct investigations and tests of considerable complexity
· Research emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution
· Communicate clearly and effectively with teammates, customers, and external partners
· Prepare written and verbal communications on analyses, findings, and project progress
· Write and maintain technical documentation
· Advise hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements

 

Title: Systems Engineer
Location: McLean, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

As DevOps Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on the DevOps Engineer joining our team to support the deployment of systems and capabilities centered on our comprehensive motion imagery software suite. The DevOps Engineer will support operations of a non-internet accessible on-prem hybrid environment built primarily on Kubernetes.
HOW A DEVOPS ENGINEER WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:
• The candidate will be expected to provide an array of skills within DevOps discipline.
• Requires engineering expertise within a multi-faceted team, where the individual is willing to provide a myriad of taskings to support the mission and be willing to learn new technology and methodologies as the program evolves.
• Strong development and/or scripting skills (e.g., Bash, Python, Java, C#, etc)
• Linux OS experience
• Systems engineering experience
• Source code management tools (Git, Subversion, etc) and artifact repositories (Nexus/Atifactory, container registries, etc)
• Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, Rundeck, etc
• Experience with build/packaging tools such as Gradle, Maven Poetry, etc
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
• Demonstrated experience employing DevSecOps principles, including strict configuration management, configuration-as-code, and continuous delivery
• Demonstrated experience in building, securing, and operating containers in a dynamic environment
• Experience working in a Kubernetes-based environment, including:
o A basic understanding of how Kubernetes works
o Experience using and/or administering Kubernetes clusters
o Experience building and deploying workloads using Helm
• Knowledge of container and Linux host networking
• Experience with Apache Kafka
• Experience with Elastic stack

 

Title: Target Analyst Reporter (TAR)
Location: Linthicum Heights, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Qualifications

 

 



 

Title: System Administrator (SA) Skill Level 2
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Description: Work on a fast-paced team of system administrators providing support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems for critical enterprise applications Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all the client, server, storage, network devices, etc. Provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems Configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems, installs and loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.

Qualifications: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph A bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years of experience as a system administrator on programs of similar scope and complexity is required. In lieu of a bachelor’s degree fifteen (15) years of experience required Familiarity with PowerShell and Bash scripting languages Experience with system hardening Experience working with ISSOs for system compliance DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I is required

Desired Skills:

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Title: Web Developer
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience developing, deploying, and maintaining software applications and systems.
2. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience identifying and validating requirements for SharePoint sites, Software or Web sites.
3. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience working in cloud AWS architecture.
4. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience adding new features, optimizing, scaling, or improving stability and performance of applications, SharePoint or Web.
5. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience using JavaScript (JS).
6. (Mandatory) Java (e.g., Springboot, Maven, Apache), Typescript (e.g., Angular, NestJS, React, Vue), Javascript (NodeJS, Express, etc.), AWS Cloud Services (S3, RDS, SQS, Lambda, EC2, etc.), CI/CD familiarization, Linux proficiency.
7. (Mandatory) Experience with MySQL or equivalent (Postgres, SQL), developing complex data models, optimizing queries, and using Object Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks such as TypeORM for typescript.
8. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with software application development.
9. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Web development.
10. (Desired) Demonstrated experience as a programming with HTML.
11. (Desired) Demonstrated experience Java Spring/Spring boot.
12. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with WordPress.
13. (Desired) Demonstrated experience developing and administering Windows based applications.
14. (Desired) Demonstrated experience developing and administering Linux applications.
15. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Sponsors applications at this location, to include the visitor request system and student record management systems.
16. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with SharePoint Administration.
17. (Desired) UI/UX expertise, CSS frameworks (Material, Bootstrap, etc.)
18. (Desired) Experience with caching systems such as Redis, Memcache
19. (Desired) Expert proficiency with software design patterns and best practices (singleton, decorator, decoupling, domain-driven).
20. (Desired) Current project scope:  Ground-up redesign and development of a full-stack web application using Angular and NestJS, along with RDS MySql, SE, EC2
21. (Desired) Self-starter, works under limited guidance and well with ambiguity
22. (Desired) Strong critical thinking skills, test-driven development, object-oriented solid development foundation

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Title: Data Scientist
Location: McLean, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

1. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in data architecture.
2. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with and understanding of database structure principles
3. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in data modeling and design, including SQL development and database administration.
4. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in data visualization, data migration and data modeling.
5. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in relational database management systems (DBMS).
6. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in DBMS software, including SQL Server.
7. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in database and cloud computing design, architectures and data lakes.
8. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in configuration and administration of enterprise level data stores, ETL and ELT methods, and batch and streaming data transport.
9. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience gathering and analyzing system requirements.
10. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with Version control systems such as Git.
11. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with programming languages Java and Python.
12. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with Linux, Unix, Solaris and Windows.
13. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with Agile development methodologies and JIRA.
14. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, technically challenging area; ability to anticipate and manage changes or problems; assess impacts and recommend sound solutions.
15. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in systems development, including system development life cycle, project management approaches and requirements, and design and testing techniques.
16. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Sponsor networks, systems and services.
17. (Desired) Demonstrated experience delivering solutions with AWS cloud services.
18. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with AWS Cloud storage technologies including RDS, DynamoDB and S3.
19. (Desired) Demonstrated experience in database technologies to include but not limited to Oracle, SQLServer, and Postgres.
20. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Oracle Databases
21. (Desired) Demonstrated experience  with Full stack environment
22. (Desired) Demonstrated experience building automation tools such as Gradle, Maven.
23. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with the development of system prototypes and proof of concept in order to demonstrate proper application of design principles
24. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor’s authentication and authorization process.
25. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with supporting enterprise level production systems
26. (Desired) Demonstrated experience briefing technical topics to a non-technical audience.
27. (Desired) Demonstrated experience in strong oral and written communication.
28. (Desired) AWS Certification or other relevant certifications

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Title: Machine Learning Engineer
Location:
McLean, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE
• Demonstrated experience tuning neural networks, such as LLMs, on custom data sets and applying results to specific use cases.
• Demonstrated professional or academic experience developing models and ensembles in the AI/ML space, including selecting the best Python libraries for a given task, choosing appropriate pre-processing actions, performing analysis, and assessing model performance.
• Demonstrated professional or academic experience using Python or R.
• Demonstrated professional or academic experience with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch, Tensorflow, or Keras. (KEY EXPERIENCE FOR CUSTOMER)
• Demonstrated professional or academic experience and proficiency with SQL to include using common table expressions, set operations, aggregated functions and nested subqueries.
• Demonstrated professional or academic experience with version control systems such as Github and Jenkins.
• Demonstrated experience leveraging GPUs for accelerated computing. (KEY EXPERIENCE FOR CUSTOMER)
HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS AND DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE
• Demonstrated professional or academic experience with the HuggingFace Transformers library and hub.
• Demonstrated experience with cloud computing development and architecture.
• Demonstrated experience with front-end web development frameworks such as Flask.
• Demonstrated experience creating machine learning models that conduct text classification and topic modeling in Python using standard machine learning (SciKit Learn-) or deep learning models.
• Demonstrated experience developing applications for semantic search.
• Demonstrated professional or academic experience and proficiency with Tableau to produce visualizations and dashboards.
• Demonstrated academic or professional experience communicating methodological choices and model results.
• Demonstrated experience with verification and validation test benches.
• Demonstrated experience with Explainable AI (XAI) techniques.
• Demonstrated experience with ONNX (Open Neural Net Exchange).

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Title: Database Administrator
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Demonstrated experience utilizing Oracle, PostgreSQL and modern database technologies.
• Demonstrated experience developing and interfacing with Application Program Interfaces (APIs).
• Demonstrated experience performing testing and quality assurance of developed solutions within the existing Oracle data tier.
• Demonstrated experience developing, creating, and modifying data structure and data load routines for analytic use cases.
• Demonstrated experience working with relational data tiers including cleansing, transforming and processing of structured data.
• Demonstrated experience working with views, triggers and Oracle PL and SQL.
• Demonstrated experience working within an Agile project management model and approved Project Management Frameworks.
• Demonstrated experience aligning data architecture with enterprise strategy and architectures that integrate and improve the quality of enterprise data.
DESIRED SKILLS:
• Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services/Cloud Data Migration Services.
• Demonstrated experience with JIRA.
• Demonstrated experience with IMMUTA data policy.
• Demonstrated experience collaborating and presenting technical information with Sponsor staff, IT customers, and other technical and non-technical staff and contractors at all levels.
• Demonstrated experience with a variety of data repository types (i.e., relational, NoSQL, distributed processing framework, etc.).
• Demonstrated experience creating and interfacing with REST APIs.

 

Title: Security Engineer
Location: McLean, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

Customer is seeking a Security Engineer
– An understanding of implementing security best practices and Intelligence Community (IC) compliance requirements into networking, computing, and enclave environments.

– Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining system security certification and accreditation for IT systems in accordance with IC compliance requirements.
– Demonstrated experience reviewing and evaluating customer security issues and implement corrective actions as needed.
– Demonstrated experience managing continuous monitoring responsibilities for IT systems.
– Demonstrated experience managing vulnerability scanning responsibilities for IT systems.
– Demonstrated experience supporting security planning, assessment, risk analysis and risk management using the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
– An understanding of the security requirements for the proper handling and protection of government data in the IC.
– Strong speaking, writing and presentation skills.
– Demonstrated experience with writing detailed technical documentation for installation/configuration and O&M procedures.
– Possess analytical and problem-solving skills for developing security solutions based on a set of requirements.
– Preferred certifications: Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA’s Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP).

 

Title: Sustainment Software Engineer Skill Level 1
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

• Collaborate on a team of 4 developers modernizing an enterprise Corporate Management Information System that integrates services to achieve a reduction in the Unliquidated Obligation (ULO) cycle-time and increase efficiencies.
• Write code, develop features, and maintain the application. 
• Address user issues, fix bugs, and improve system performance.
• Work on a small collaborative development team that operates on a monthly sprint schedule, to include quarterly upgrades.
• Adapt to a fast-paced, agile work environment.
• Utilize a tech stack that includes Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Docker. 
• Manage and update Docker containers to ensure efficient application deployment and scaling, as well as streamline the development process.

• Engage in Agile methodologies, participate in sprint planning, stand-up meetings, and adapt to changing requirements and priorities in a collaborative and iterative development process.
 

• Experience working in an Agile Development environment
• Experience managing the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) to include requirements definition, design, development, test, deployment, and sustainment
• Experience with Java
• Experience with PrimeNG UI and TypeForm API
• Experience managing systems in a virtual hosting environment including AWS
• Experience with PostgreSQL
• Experience working with Docker for containerization

 

· Three (3) years of experience in software development/ engineering in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. Seven (7) years of software development experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
· Experience with JavaScript Framework (Angular, Vue, React)
· Full Stack Development experience
· Willingness to learn modern technologies
· Working understanding on SQL and/or NoSQL databases

 

 

Title: Sustainment Software Engineer Skill Level 1
Location: Laurel, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

The selected candidate will augment the existing team providing full life cycle support to the Human Resource Applications and Services organization. A successful candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment, collaborating with other developers and having frequent interaction with customers. This position will require working in a fast-paced team and a willingness to take on challenges to creatively solve customer requirement problem sets. The role requires a self-motivated individual that will support new development work as well as sustainment activities to Human Resource applications.

Key Technologies
• JavaScript Framework (Angular, Vue, React)
• Linux
• Windows
• GitLab
• Jira/Confluence

 

 

• Experience creating and consuming RESTful endpoints
• Experience setting up and maintaining Linux environments
• Working knowledge of accessibility standards (ADA Section508 compliance)
• Experience with GitLab
• Experience with GitLab runners for continuous Integration
• Experience with automated integration and unit testing scripts
• Experience with Agile methodologies

 

· Three (3) years of experience in software development/ engineering in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related discipline. Four (4) years of additional software development experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
· Experience with JavaScript Framework (Angular, Vue, React)
· Full Stack Development experience
· Willingness to learn modern technologies
· Working understanding on SQL and/or NoSQL databases

 

Title: Sustainment Software Engineer Skill Level 2
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

Collaborate with product teams to understand the performance-monitoring needs and requirements for approximately 20 applications within the organization.

Work closely with the monitoring team and product teams to develop solutions in a phased approach, aligning with organizational goals, to achieve optimized enterprise monitoring.

Serve as a liaison between the monitoring team and application teams, facilitating effective communication and ensuring seamless integration of performance-monitoring solutions.

Develop and rigorously test Python scripts as the primary responsibility, ensuring the robustness and reliability of the monitoring solutions.

Demonstrate proficiency in Python programming and possess the ability to create efficient and scalable scripts for monitoring purposes.

Utilize and enhance scripts to achieve automation of performance-monitoring tasks and processes.

Familiarity with Selenium is considered an asset, providing additional capabilities for effective scripting and automation.

Demonstrate a solid understanding of network, operating system, application, and endpoint performance to inform and optimize monitoring solutions.

Prioritize and manage the integration of monitoring solutions to meet security requirements and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the systems.

Possess strong communication and collaboration skills to effectively convey technical concepts and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

Maintain a results-oriented approach, focusing on achieving organizational goals and enhancing the overall performance-monitoring capabilities.

Technology Stack of application(s) with which this role will interact:

Python, Java, JavaScript

Linux

Windows

Cisco AppDynamics

AWS Cloud

MicroFocus Business Service Management tool suite

Elastic stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) 

Experience with Selenium

Experience with AWS Cloud

Experience with Jenkins

System administration background 

Experience with MicroFocus Business Service Management (BSM) tool suite:

MicroFocus SiteScope

MicroFocus Operations Bridge/Operations Manager I (OMi)

Experience with Elastic stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana)

Experience with Cisco AppDynamics

Experience with Ansible or Terraform 

Six (6) years of experience in software development/ engineering in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related discipline. Four (4) years of additional software development experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. 

Experience with Python programming

Familiarity with web application technologies (e.g., html, JavaScript, web servers, and application servers)

Must be able to work during core hours of 10am-2pm. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

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Title: Sustainment Software Engineer Skill Level 1
Location: Laurel, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

• Join a team providing Life Cycle Sustainment (LCS) and modernization activities for an enterprise Integrated Workspace Management System (IWMS) that provides infrastructure and facilities management solutions to critical missions.
• The candidate must be a strong senior developer that is comfortable learning a COTS product and developing subject matter expertise, tackling challenges sometimes without a lot of guidance or information, and collaborating in a fast-paced, highly visible team environment.
• The primary responsibilities of this role require maintaining and enhancing complex operational software systems, interacting with Government project leadership on priorities, developing task estimates, and providing input to Government roadmaps.
• Other activities include conducting upgrades, debugging existing software and correcting defects; integrating existing software into new or modified systems and operating environments; investigating and analyzing user problems and identifying potential solutions.

• Experience closely collaborating with the Government customer
•      Proficiency in programming languages such as SQL, Java, JavaScript, or others commonly used in Archibus development.
•     Strong database skills, Knowledge of databases like Oracle, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL would be beneficial.
• Experience managing systems hosted in virtual environments such as AWS
• Experience with agile development methodologies
• Experience the with the Atlassian Tool Suite including Confluence & Jira
• Experience with Archibus and Integrated Workplace Management System

• TS/SCI with Polygraph
• A bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience in software development/engineering. Seven (7) years of software development experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
• Experience with JavaScript and SQL
• Understanding of Linux server environment
• Willingness to embrace challenges and seek to become an expert in the products
• Experience with COTs integration
• Experience developing and updating technical documentation 
• Skilled in problem solving and troubleshooting computer systems and software

 

 

 

Title: Sustainment Software Engineer Skill Level 2
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

• Work with the Defense Civilian Payroll System (DCPS) software developed by the Defense Finance Accounting Service.
• Collaborate within an integrated team encompassing strategic, program, engineering, financial, and acquisition management to deliver and operate complex defense systems.
• Utilize IBM Mainframe development tools for software development processes, including requirements analysis, software design, implementation, testing, integration, deployment/installation, and maintenance.
• Use IDMS, SQL, COBOL, DB2, REXX, and FOCUS to enhance and optimize the performance of defense systems.
• Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Suite of Tools for various project-related tasks and documentation.
• Collaborate with team members to contribute to the overall software development life cycle and meet project objectives.
• Contribute to the improvement and refinement of software development processes and methodologies.
• Stay current with industry best practices and technological advancements relevant to defense system software development.
• Provide support for troubleshooting, issue resolution, and system maintenance as needed.
• Leverage programming skills to address challenges and enhance the functionality of defense systems.
• Participate in cross-functional discussions and meetings to align software development efforts with project goals.

Key Technologies used across the team
IDMS
IBM Mainframe development
SQL
COBOL
DB2
REXX
FOCUS
MS Suite of Tools
 

• Programming skills with experience in languages such as COBOL, REXX, and familiarity with IBM Mainframe development tools
• Knowledge and experience in database systems, particularly in IDMS, SQL, and DB2.
• Experience with additional tools such as FOCUS for data management, analysis, and reporting would be considered advantageous.

 

• A bachelor's degree in a technical discipline and six (6) years of experience in software development/engineering. Ten (10) years of experience in software development/engineering may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
• Willingness to learn new technologies. 
• A strong understanding and experience in the software development process of gathering requirements, software design, implementation, testing, deployment, and integration.
• Experience developing and updating technical documentation.
• Must be willing/able to work between the core hours of 10:00AM – 2:00PM. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Title: Sustainment Software Engineer Skill Level 2
Location: Laurel, MD
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

Ability to telework one day a week in this position. Join a team of innovative developers that are responsible for providing a new modernized collaboration and business process solution to facilitate information exchange between various DOD and Industry Partners.

Primary responsibility will be providing application development and production support. The end product will be an automated solution to register and track information vital to the enterprise.

Engage with the customer throughout the development process, elicit requirements, troubleshoot technical issues and ensure timely delivery of the solution.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to translate design concepts into a final product.

The position will require working in a fast-paced team in an agile environment and a willingness to take on challenges to creatively solve customer requirement problem sets.

The opportunity to telework one day a week is offered for this effort.
Key Technologies:
React
Bootstrap
Linux
Git
JIRA
Confluence

 

Experience with GitLab

Experience with Agile methodologies

Working knowledge of accessibility standards (ADA Section508 compliance)

UX (User Experience) or UI (User Interface) design experience can benefit the candidate

 

 

A bachelor's degree in a technical discipline and six (6) years of experience in software development/engineering. Ten (10) years of experience in software development/engineering may be substituted in lieu of a degree. 

Experience with one of the following JavaScript or CSS frameworks: React, Bootstrap, with the willingness and ability to pivot to one of the others.

Working understanding of SQL and/or NoSQL databases

 

Title: Linux Engineer
Location: Herndon, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE
The candidate shall have the following required skills, certifications and demonstrated experience:
• Demonstrated experience with Linux administration.
• Demonstrated experience with scripting languages (Python preferred).
• Demonstrated experience with Unified Modeling Language (UML) and SQL’s such as Data Manipulation Language (DML).
• Demonstrated experience developing and implementing software enhancements to mission systems for Government agencies.
• Demonstrated experience integrating multiple applications.
HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS AND DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE
Skills and demonstrated experiences that are highly desired but not required to perform the work include:
• Demonstrated experience with NiFi.
• Demonstrated experience with PCAP.
• Demonstrated experience with and understanding of the OSI model.
• Demonstrated experience communicating and integrating APIs.
• Demonstrated experience with Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) ETL processing.
• Demonstrated experience with JIRA.
• Demonstrated experience with user support (e.g., user training).
• Demonstrated experience using rapid prototyping and Agile development methodologies.
• Demonstrated experience with research and development and the progression of ideas to production systems.
• Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor’s systems deployment process.

 

Graphic Design for CIMC/WCPMC. actual JD is FOUO

SAS Visualization Developer
Chantilly, VA
TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

As a SAS Visualization Developer, you will: 

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Engineer
Herndon, VA
Secret or Top Secret

Job Responsibilities:

 

Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities

 

Required Experience, Skills, & Technologies 

 

Security Clearance Required

 

Desired Experience, Skills & Technologies

Title:  Cloud 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. 

CLOUD ENGINEER
Job ID: 2211940

Seeking highly motivated Cloud Engineers to join our multi-million dollar national intelligence program supporting the Cloud Investment Multi-Cloud Management (CIMM) team.  As a contributor to the intelligence community’s first multi-cloud initiative, you will be at the epicenter of emergent cloud computing technologies establishing a foundation that will evolve to include all agencies within the IC.  The ideal candidate will advise mission users on utilizing cloud-based IT systems, provide support for development in or transition to the cloud, implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of cloud environments, as well as managing system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
Responsibilities include:

Qualifications
Required:

Desired:

Title: Cyber Security Project Engineer
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

3.5 CYBER SECURITY
Investigate virus, malware alerts, and incidents to determine root cause, entry point of code, damage risk, and report this information immediately to the Sponsor.
 Investigate and analyze all data sources, to include Internet, Sponsor Community reporting, security events, firewall logs, forensic hard-drive images, and other data sources to identify malware, misuse, unauthorized activity or other cyber security related concerns and report this immediately to the Sponsor.
Monitor, document, and respond to centrally collected virus alerts and immediately notify Sponsor.
 Participate in project review meetings and provide technical cyber security guidance.
Conduct tier-3 support of infrastructure.
Design, test, and integrate new security products as directed by GTM.
Ensure all network defense capabilities are kept current, patched, and securely configured and management informed of status.
4.3.3 Lead Cyber Security Engineer
The Contractor shall provide a Lead Cyber Security Engineer who serves as a POC to the Sponsor regarding the entire ARS system to include the security architecture that encompasses advanced cloud-based security controls to protect sensitive information, applications, databases, physical servers, and network security, and accreditation of all applications and infrastructure.

 

Title: IT Program Manager
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Demonstrated experience working within an Agile project management model.
• Demonstrated experience with the PM Framework project management model.
DESIRED SKILLS:
• Demonstrated experience as agile scrum master.
• Demonstrated experience collaborating with Sponsor staff, IT customers, and other technical and non-technical staff and contractors at all levels.
SME managing big efforts for the Business Data Team and seasoned with requirements capture, stakeholder engagement, full lifecycle project expertise, traditional/agile practices, schedule development and tracking and integrating project plans/schedule. Leading the development of tech project plans and implementation teams for this effort.

 

Title: Database Administrator
Location: Annapolis Junction
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

1. Ten (10) years experience as a DBA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelors degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional DBA experience may be substituted for a bachelors degree. Candidate needs strong Oracle and Postgress skills.

1. Maintain the integrity, security, and availability of database(s)
2. Establish and maintain database user accounts
3. Administer, maintain, and Implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database(s)
4. Organize and format data for efficient query and storage processes
5. Evaluate requirements and recommends available DBMS products
6. Provide server administration with a variety of database products that include Oracle, SQL Server, and SYBASE
7. Perform disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data
8. Develop policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database(s)
9. Perform database and software life-cycle activities to ensure highest level of system performance and availability
10. Support data modeling activities by way of prototype database implementations
11. Coordinate database architecture changes with Database Engineer (DBE)s
12. Direct the monitoring, administrating, and implementing performance on database systems as well as database performance optimization, developing/changing database indices, redesigning database structure and reloading data into a database
13. Direct the installation of database management systems, databases, tables and views
14. Directs the administration and use of current and emerging database tools, strategies and technologies

 

Title: Systems Administrator/Data Transfer Officer
Location: Herndon, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

 

Systems Administrator/Data Transfer Officer –
Be a member of the Sustainment and Maintenance IT team.

The Program supports a moderately sized customer network comprised of Linux (80%), windows (20%), virtualization, storage, network, and on-premise data center hardware. 
The Sustainment and Maintenance team offers rewarding opportunities to think outside the box in order to deliver innovative and sustainable IT environments to our customers.
The system administrators work both independently and as a member of an integrated product team supporting a wide variety of basic and complex computing and network configurations and must have functional Linux and Windows experience.

Must have Hands-on Experience with AWS and Linux in a production environment.

• Experience patching and maintaining system's databases, to include RDS, MySQL, and Oracle
• Proven experience troubleshooting and solving technical problems
• Knowledge of Federated Identity, RBAC, authentication & authorization solution, etc.
• Understanding of secure-cloud configuration, (e.g., CloudTrail, AWS Config), cloud-security technologies (e.g., VPC, Security Groups) and Access Control (IAM).
• Experience with configuration management (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.)
• Experience with security, such as NGFW, WAF, SIEM, endpoint security.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment
• Bachelor's Degree in IT related field or equivalency in related work experience
• Demonstrated on-the-job experience working and solving technical problems independently as a system administrator.
• Experience using a scripting language.
• Demonstrated ability to monitor and troubleshoot enterprise workflow applications, to include: installing, starting, and stopping background processes, analyzing log and event files, and patching and troubleshooting.
• Demonstrated ability creating and managing a virtual infrastructure, such as AWS, Azure, Hyper-V, or VMWare.

SME's should be capable of mentoring or training other team members and sharing their expertise.

 

Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

Title: Scrum Master
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Working with a team providing Agile Coaching, Scrum Master Support services, and Dashboard and Metric support to any development team or business partner associated with the software development organization.
Mandatory Skills

Optional Skills

 

Title: Data Architect
Location: Reston, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Mandatory Skills

Optional Skills

 

Title: ServiceNow Developer
Location: Chantilly, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

Job Description 
The Sponsor provides development support to enable mission by delivering products and services to collect, analyze and manipulate data. The Sponsor requires support specializing in software development to provide development and operations and maintenance (O&M) support to a ServiceNow platform used by the Sponsor’s organization to track requests, tasks, and metrics. Work will include implementing configuration and customization of the platform to address the business needs of the Sponsor’s organization, as well as assisting the Sponsor in establishing governance and change management. The Team will implement the full software development lifecycle to support the development of custom workflows in the ServiceNow platform and have a good understanding of the Sponsor’s ServiceNow business needs. They will implement and customize ServiceNow solutions to meet the Sponsor’s mission requirements, be responsible for administration of the ServiceNow front-end, and provide O&M for the ServiceNow front-end. They will also define data tables and business logic in the ServiceNow platform; provide administration of ServiceNow user roles, groups and permissions; and support data transformation activities to load information into the ServiceNow platform. The team will manage the migration of update sets to sub-prod and prod environments, troubleshoot production problems related to the ServiceNow platform, and provide ServiceNow integration support with external systems and data sources. They will also provide development support to applications that will interface with the ServiceNow platform to ensure a seamless integration and work with a team to develop and deploy custom workflows, including the Sponsors project manager, systems engineer(s), system architect(s) and system integrator(s). The team should be prepared to follow an agile software development methodology for planning, implementing and delivering ServiceNow capabilities.
Technologies/Tools         
1. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with JavaScript.
2. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with web-based technologies, such as XML, HTML, or CSS.
3. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with relational databases.
4. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with the implementation and customization of ServiceNow modules.
5. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience modifying ServiceNow tables.
6. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with the ServiceNow business rules and scripting aspects of the ServiceNow platform.
7. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience performing administration duties in ServiceNow.
8. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience troubleshooting problems in ServiceNow.
9. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience providing integration and development support for external
10. (Desired) Demonstrated experience using the Sponsors ServiceNow Platform.
11. (Desired) Demonstrated experience developing custom workflows in ServiceNow.
Skillset Questions            
1. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with JavaScript.
2. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with web-based technologies, such as XML, HTML, or CSS.
3. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with relational databases.
4. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with the implementation and customization of ServiceNow modules.
5. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience modifying ServiceNow tables.
6. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with the ServiceNow business rules and scripting aspects of the ServiceNow platform.
7. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience performing administration duties in ServiceNow.
8. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience troubleshooting problems in ServiceNow.
9. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience providing integration and development support for external
10. (Desired) Demonstrated experience using the Sponsors ServiceNow Platform.
11. (Desired) Demonstrated experience developing custom workflows in ServiceNow.

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