DevOps Systems Engineer with Security Clearance

at Cornerstone Defense
Published September 23, 2023
Location Herndon, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Title: DevOps Systems Engineer 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. DevOps Systems Engineer Job Description DevOps Systems Engineer Herndon, VA * Work directly with the DevOps team and Senior DevOps manager to understand system deployment and installation processes. * Manage all computer systems and oversee the daily performance, keeping an eye out for issues and inefficiencies. * Respond to user issues, answering inquiries and resolving more complicated issues firsthand. * Maintain records of system performance, combining raw information into a useful and beneficial performance report for monthly board meetings. * Create training material whenever new recruits are hired to explain the correct and most efficient way to operate the implemented systems. * Other duties as assigned. Required Experience: * Must hold an Active TS/SCI with polygraph ONLY, all others need not apply. * Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service. * Ability to work in a team-oriented environment for a matrixed organization. * Experience with Microsoft operating systems/Windows environments. * Experience with AWS deployments. * Previous experience with software development, infrastructure development, development and operations or working in an IT department. * Effective communication skills. * Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external customers. * Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capabilities. * Proven ability to communicate technical details to a non-technical audience. * Excellent organizational and time management skills. * Strong team player that is willing to help other team members at all times. Desired Experience: * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field. * Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Lifecycle or commercial contracting. * Knowledge of Federal financial systems or commercial accounting. * Experience with Federal government contracting and/or program office organizations business processes.