• Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #2384

Title: Web/JavaScript Developer
Permanent Placement
Location: Oakton, VA
*Clearance* : Secret Clearance Required

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. 

Bachelor of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.

Ability to obtain Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
All contract work must be performed within our facility located in Oakton, Virginia.

As a Software Engineer / Web Development, you’ll perform software requirements analysis, participate in research and design, and develop and test software and tools. From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent will be front and center.
What You’ll Experience:

  • Design and develop new features and capabilities for several existing web applications
  • Evaluate and implement changes and/or enhancements to existing applications and determine the feasibility, benefits, and risks
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and apply best of breed technologies to the operational system

What You Bring To The Table:

  • Experience with JavaScript and Modern Web Frameworks (e.g., React, Redux, NodeJS, GraphQL)
  • Development experience in a Linux environment
  • Proficient understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • An understanding of object-oriented and functional programming, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • A passion for developing well-crafted and testable software, in a collaborative environment
  • Strong attention to detail

Ideally, you will also have experience with:

  • Test-Driven development and experience with test frameworks (e.g., Chai, Enzyme, Jest, Sinon)
  • Ruby Development (Ruby on Rails)
  • Modern C++
  • Scripting languages such tcsh or bash
  • Apache web server
  • Very Large Databases/Big Data/Data Warehousing
  • Multi-thread and multi-process applications
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment tools and techniques

What Sets You Apart:

  • Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers and end users
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle increasing responsibilities with growing complexity
  • Creative and innovative thinking with the ability to multi-task

Program Deets:

Program Name: Sparta
Customer: DEA
Program length: 30 years (3 years left in contract) – Has been sole source for over a 2 decades
Program location: I66 & 123 in Oakton
People on Contract: 20
Agile Shop
Easy to get to. Ample parking.
Very flexible on hours
On Site work (no hybrid or remote opportunities)

Data Center work. All Linux, 6 databases all running Oracle 20.  Custom shop with a small close knit group consisting of 2 teams. Software Development Team and System Support Team.

Hi performance computing shop that tries to be cutting edge (trying to get as close to latest tech as possible).  No stove piped jobs.  Cross functional support team that allows team members to work in areas outside of their job/position.  This gives the team member the ability to challenge themselves and to develop a long term career path. No anchor to any position!

Shop is agile, do sprints, and like outside of the box ideas.  Looking to go from on-prem data center to a hybrid (on-prem / virtual machine) using the lift & shift model. Looking for technologist who enjoy performance tuning.

This team takes data from multiple sources in any format (structured or unstructured), transforms it into interpretable fragments, and allows engines to categorize, quantify, distill, and deliver results for DEF Analysts to interpret. Team members work closely with customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes drug enforcement crime missions. The technology stack is built on hardware and software in Linux environments interfacing with multi-petabyte data processing and analytic platforms – all designed, built, and maintained by the program team.


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