Career Opportunities

CORTEK® Inc. is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining teams of diverse Subject Matter Experts that will provide our customers with the Core Technical expertise they need to be successful. At CORTEK, we believe that our future is in the hands of our employees and we know that our customers give us the toughest of their challenges and they “Expect Success” from us, each and every time.

Our diverse team of talented professionals “Deliver Success.”

Openings

Senior Systems Engineer – Automated Vehicle Gates (AVG)
(Full Time; Fredericksburg Office)
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, business or technical discipline.
Required Experience
1. Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in systems engineering with at least five (5) years of asymmetric capabilities design and integration work in systems concept development through initial evaluation;
2. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the strategic plans, systems specifications, design requirements, and system engineering planning documents;
3. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the interacting with system users to translate their requirements into systems, hardware, and software requirements and design;
4. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the development of test strategies and ability to solve engineering problems in the functional area to which assigned;
5. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in USN AT/FP Access Control systems.

Configuration Management Analyst
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, business, or technical
discipline or five (5) years of relevant experience.
Required Experience
· Two (2) years of experience including one (1) year of experience in configuration item identification, source code
control, baseline definition, and change request management;
· Two (2) years’ combined experience in all of the following area of Local Configuration Control Board (LCCB)
process, status accounting, software baseline audits, product release, conducting meetings, visual source safe
installations and use, Action Items and CM Library use, and software installations and builds.
Desired Experience
· Experience with writing technical publications and reports.

Program Manager, Marine Corps
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· Bachelor degree in management, business, science, or logistics desired. Experience can offset education.
Required Experience
· At least 10 years related experience required, at least 5 of which will have been in a leadership position. 15+ years of experience desired.
· Experience managing teams in support of Government acquisition programs required. Experience with Marine Corps acquisition programs required.
· Functional expert in at least one of the fields of acquisition management, engineering, system engineering, or logistics.
· Working knowledge of MS Office applications required. Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.

Individual will manage a team providing multi-disciplinary support to Marine Corps acquisition programs. Will serve as a senior advisor to Government personnel. Duties will include planning, executing and controlling support for acquisition programs; organizing, training and supervising a medium size support team; and providing administrative and technical leadership. Strong communications and interpersonal skills are essential. Will work with senior Government personnel on a regular basis, and will frequently be called upon to provide briefings and lead large meetings. Will be responsible for quality management of the task, to include monitoring and responding to customer feedback, implementing procedures for process management and quality control; planning for, and monitoring, major deliverables; developing and managing budgets; and developing appropriate metrics for tracking and communicating performance to the customer. Will participate in business development and proposal preparation activities, to include identifying and responding to new business opportunities. Will plan and assist in efforts such as trade studies, requirements allocation and management, and program decision reviews and IPTs.

Hardware Technician
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, business, or technical
discipline or five (5) years of relevant experience.
Required Experience
· Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the design, implementation, and check out of computer components
and/or networking hardware;
· Knowledge of computer processors, displays, input/output devices, and hardware interfaces.
Desired Experience
· Experience with commercial open system standards.

Training Specialist
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· A BA degree from an accredited college or university or five (5) years of relevant experience.
Required Experience
· Minimum of two (2) years of experience in conducting research to develop and revise training courses to prepare
and update appropriate training materials;
· Minimum of two (2) years of experience in training personnel through formal classroom courses, workshops,
seminars, and/or computer based training materials and courses.

Operational Analyst
Required Education/Professtional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or ten (10) years of relevant experience
Required Experience
· Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with Joint, Combatant Command (COCOM) and/or Systems Command
(SYSCOM) headquarters operations;
· Minimum of five (5) years of experience in advanced concepts capability development, testing, and
experimentation;
· Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Navy Base Defense-related mission area to include development of
training, SOPs, and other related documentation.
Desired experience
· Demonstrated experience as a technical expert in areas relevant to the project. Must be capable of demonstrating
experience in conducting analysis and developing solutions;
· Demonstrated experience producing and reviewing technical documentation reflecting detailed knowledge of specific
technical area. Recommends measures to improve methods, performance, and quality of product or service, and
suggests changes to increase efficiency;
· Demonstrated experience in managing contract teams in the performance of strategic analysis and planning;
· Demonstrated ability to communicate complex issues to senior military and civilian officials.

Information Assurance Specialist
Full-Time
CORTEK, Inc. – Aberdeen, MD/ Quantico, VA/ Fort Belvoir, VA
Individuals apply the disciplines of Computer Security necessary to perform Information System Security Assessments; Risk Management Plans; Security architectures; Information system security policies and procedures guides; Information system accreditation and certifications; command and Control Protect plans and policies; Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP); and, Installation and maintenance of information system security products and services. Supports security disciplines associated with HSPD-12 related work.
Required Education
-Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience
– A minimum of five (5) years related worked experience is required. Must successfully complete necessary governmental/corporate security training.
– or minimum of seven years of relevant experience is required if candidate does not possess a Bachelor’s degree.

Computer Scientist, Intermediate
Full-Time
CORTEK, Inc. – Aberdeen, MD/ Quantico, VA/ Fort Belvoir, VA
Performs analyses of system requirements and develops operational software subsystems. Experience in real-time operating systems, distributed systems, timing and sizing analysis, performance analysis, data base design and management, and resource utilization assessment is essential. COMPUTER SOFTWARE: The Government requires proficiency in using, deploying, administering, and configuring at the Army Enterprise Level the entire MS Office 2013 Suite to include Outlook, Windows 7 or above Operating System, Project Pro, Visio, Access, PowerPoint; Adobe Acrobat Reader/Creative Cloud/Pro, Lotus Sametime Chat and MS Communicator applications, CISCO VPN client, McAfee security suite, and JAVA. PERIPHERALS: The Government requires proficiency in using, deploying, administering, and configuring at the Army Enterprise Level network and non network multi function printers, computer docking stations, monitors, televisions, routers, switches; anything connected to end user’s computers and/or the Aberdeen Proving Ground enterprise. TELEPHONE EQUIPMENT: The contractor shall be able to support analog and digital multi-line telephones. VIDEO EQUIPMENT: The contractor shall be able to support CISCO virtual communication equipment.
Required Education
-Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred: BS Information Systems or related technical field; Microsoft certified and Security+ certified)
Required Experience
-Minimum 5 years experience in supporting hardware, software, end user, and network management and trouble shooting. Must have background in requirements analysis, design, and coding methodologies; data base design approaches; documentation standards; configuration management; DOD software policy; and DOD test and evaluation requirements.

Program Specialist III
Full-Time
CORTEK, Inc. – Aberdeen, MD/ Quantico, VA/ Fort Belvoir, VA
Provides program management support to staff. Support includes project scheduling, financial management, briefing, coordination and graphic presentation.
Required Education
-Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience
– 7 years Experience or
– minimum of 15 years military service can be substituted/utilized as related experience

Program Manager
Full-Time
CORTEK, Inc. – Aberdeen, MD/ Quantico, VA/ Fort Belvoir, VA
Organize direct and coordinate planning and implementation of all contract support activities. Interface with government personnel. Formulate and review project feasibility studies, determine costs, ensure conformance to work standards. Interpret policies, purposes, and goals of the organizations for subordinates. Manage logistics support analysis for military systems. Manage systems safety studies. Identify, acquire and utilize company resources to achieve project technical objectives.
Required Education
-Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred Degree in Business or Accounting)
Required Experience
-A minimum of Twelve (12) years of progressive experience in design and development, five (5) years management and supervision of substantive military hardware/software development, and five (5) years systems analysis.

Project Management Analyst
(Full Time; Fredericksburg Office)
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or related technical field.
Required Experience
· Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant combined experience in all of the following areas of Research, Development, Evaluation and Acquisitions in support of ACAT III or greater programs.
· Minimum of ten (10) years of acquisition experience with at least five (5) years of experience at a Service type HQ staff.
· Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in at least three areas of program life-cycle areas (e.g., logistics, T&E, contracting, etc.).
· Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in DoD Planning Programming Budgeting and Execution (PPBE).

Operational Analyst
(Full Time; Fredericksburg Office)
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or ten (10) years of relevant experience.
Required Experience
· Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with Joint, Combatant Command (COCOM) and/or Systems Command (SYSCOM) headquarters operations.
· Minimum of five (5) years of experience in advanced concepts capability development, testing, and experimentation.
· Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Navy Base Defense-related mission area to include development of training, SOPs, and other related documentation.

Configuration Management Analyst
(Full Time; Fredericksburg Office)
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, business, or technical discipline or five (5) years of relevant experience.
Required Experience
· Two (2) years of experience including one (1) year of experience in configuration item identification, source code control, baseline definition, and change request management.
· Two (2) years’ combined experience in all of the following area of Local Configuration Control Board (LCCB) process, status accounting, software baseline audits, product release, conducting meetings, visual source safe installations and use, Action Items and CM Library use, and software installations and builds.

Configuration Manager
(Full Time)
Required Experience
Experience with CM Pro and/or Windchill
Job Description
The Configuration Manager will support customer efforts in the development and evaluation of designs, analyses, and plans related to USMC tactical wheeled vehicle programs and interface with the customer engineering, logistics, acquisition, and training development leads. Assist in the development of system specifications and train other team members on technical issues. Coordinate and work closely with other functional area leads and organizations as a member of IPTs. Will be required to develop, review and maintain technical documentation and drawings. Will develop and deliver briefings in support of acquisition and system development activities, to include acquisition milestone and technical reviews. Will coordinate frequently with internal and external organizations involved in the development process.

Senior Hardware Technician
(Full Time; location may vary)
Desired Education/ Professional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, business, or technical discipline.
Required Experience
· Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the design, implementation, and check out of computer components, peripheral equipment, and/or networking hardware.
· Minimum of five (5) years’ experience and knowledge of computer processors, displays, input/output devices, and hardware interfaces.
· Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with systems analysis, technical documentation, systems/software design, maintenance, repair, operation, and support.

Hardware Technician
(Full Time; location may vary)
Required Education/ Professional Certifications
· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, business, or technical discipline or five (5) years of relevant experience.
Required Experience
· Minimum of three (3) years of experience in performing progressively more complex electrical/electronic system maintenance, troubleshooting, analysis, repair, and documentation of hydraulic and electronic components of ESS components.
· Proficient electrical, hydraulic and/or Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) knowledge necessary.
· Knowledge of computer processors, displays, input/output devices, and hardware interfaces.
· Strong organizational, analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
· Demonstrated experience in system conceptualization, system level requirements definition, and system test and evaluation is desired.

Emergency Manager
Required Education/ Professional Certification
Bachelor Degree in Emergency Management or ten (10) years’ experience in the training, skills and experience necessary to work with and support emergency management needs, functional and system level requirements analysis, distribution, establishing acceptance criteria for systems to support emergency management processes.
Required Experience
1. Minimum or six (6) years’ total emergency management experience with demonstrated professional and specialized expertise in the following areas:
2. Minimum of five (5) years’ or the six (6) years’ must be relative experience in the USN Emergency Management Program, Policy and Implementation.
3. Analysis and mitigation strategies related to vulnerability assessment, emergency operations, and related emergency management technologies.
4. First Responder Operations, Emergency Operations Center, and Regional Operations Center.

Lead Engineer
(Full Time)
1. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The lead engineer will be the engineering functional lead and chief engineer for a small team providing multi-disciplinary support to a large government system acquisition program management office. Will serve as a senior advisor to government personnel. Duties will include planning, executing and controlling engineering efforts for Marine Corps tactical wheeled vehicles, and serving as the principle quality control lead for engineering. Strong communications and interpersonal skills essential. Will work with senior government personnel on a regular basis, and will frequently be called on to provide briefings and lead large meetings. Will be responsible for engineering quality management, to include monitoring and responding to customer feedback; development of procedures for system engineering and management and quality control; planning for and monitoring major system engineering deliverables; developing and managing to budget; and developing appropriate metrics for tracking and communicating performance on engineering tasks to the customer. May participate in business development and proposal preparation activities, to include identifying and responding to new business opportunities. Will plan and assist in efforts such as engineering analyses and trade studies; development of requirements and specifications, evaluation of engineering documentation; conduct of technical reviews; and other tasks related to system engineering.
2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
Tactical wheeled vehicle engineering experience
Ten years relevant experience (education may substitute for experience)
Department of Defense program office experience
CM Pro and/or Windchill experience
Competency with standard engineering software and MS Office Suite
3. PREFERRED SKILLS
Master’s degree in engineering

Senior Engineer
(Full Time)
CORTEK, Inc. – Aberdeen, MD/ Quantico, VA/ Fort Belvoir, VA
1. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The lead engineer will be the engineering functional lead and chief engineer for a small team providing multi-disciplinary support to a large government system acquisition program management office. Will serve as a senior advisor to government personnel. Duties will include planning, executing and controlling engineering efforts, and serving as the principle quality control lead for engineering. Strong communications and interpersonal skills essential. Will work with senior government personnel on a regular basis, and will frequently be called on to provide briefings and lead large meetings. Will be responsible for engineering quality management, to include monitoring and responding to customer feedback; development of procedures for system engineering and management and quality control; planning for and monitoring major system engineering deliverables; developing and managing to budget; and developing appropriate metrics for tracking and communicating performance on engineering tasks to the customer. May participate in business development and proposal preparation activities, to include identifying and responding to new business opportunities. Will plan and assist in efforts such as engineering analyses and trade studies; development of requirements and specifications, evaluation of engineering documentation; conduct of technical reviews; and other tasks related to system engineering.
2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
Ten years relevant experience (education may substitute for experience)
Department of Defense program office experience
Competency with standard engineering software and MS Office Suite
3. PREFERRED SKILLS
Master’s degree in engineering

Junior Engineer
(Full Time)
1. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The junior engineer will support customer efforts in the development and evaluation of designs, analyses, and plans related to USMC tactical wheeled vehicle programs and interface with the customer engineering, logistics, acquisition, and training development leads. Assist in the development of system specifications and train other team members on technical issues. Coordinate and work closely with other functional area leads and organizations as a member of IPTs. Will be required to develop, review and maintain technical documentation and drawings. Will develop and deliver briefings in support of acquisition and system development activities, to include acquisition milestone and technical reviews. Will coordinate frequently with internal and external organizations involved in the development process. This position is located in the Fredericksburg VA office.
2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
Microsoft Access experience
3. PREFERRED SKILLS
DoD program office experience
CM Pro and/or Windchill experience
Experience with tactical wheeled vehicles
Microsoft Office Suite

Junior Engineer
(Full Time)
CORTEK, Inc. – Aberdeen, MD/ Quantico, VA/ Fort Belvoir, VA
1. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The junior engineer will support customer efforts in the development and evaluation of designs, analyses, and interface with the customer engineering, logistics, acquisition, and training development leads. Assist in the development of system specifications and train other team members on technical issues. Coordinate and work closely with other functional area leads and organizations as a member of IPTs. Will be required to develop, review and maintain technical documentation and drawings. Will develop and deliver briefings in support of acquisition and system development activities, to include acquisition milestone and technical reviews. Will coordinate frequently with internal and external organizations involved in the development process. This position is located in the Fredericksburg VA office.
2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
3. PREFERRED SKILLS
DoD program office experience
Microsoft Office Suite

Junior Acquisition Logisticians
(Full Time)
CORTEK is seeking an Acquisition Logistics Analyst to provide support to Department of Defense (DoD) tactical wheeled vehicle programs. The position is located in Fredericksburg, VA. The individual will provide direct support to the Government customer in the planning and execution of numerous acquisition program logistics efforts for legacy and future systems as well as technical refreshes/upgrades. Preparation of correspondence, documents and reports will be required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the drafting of logistics analyses, trade studies, Life Cycle Support Plans and Cost Estimates, training plans, development and/or review of technical manuals, and other tasks related to logistics support. Ensures that all logistics support documentation is prepared in accordance with current Service and DOD directives and policies. Duties may include implementation of Performance Based Logistics and support of ILS and maintenance planning; research and draft strategies for supply support, test and support equipment, packaging/handling/storage/transportation, personnel and training, and facilities.
Positions are located in Fredericksburg, VA.
Job Requirements:
• Acquisition/DoD program office experience
• Experience with tactical vehicles

Program Protection SME
(Part Time on call)

Bachelor of Arts or Science and 15 years relevant experience, preferred skills in personal support. Secret Security Clearance is required. The position requires 10% travel. This position required significant subject matter expertise in the following areas:
a) Program Protection Plans (PPP)
b) Anti-tamper (AT) Plans
c) Criticality Analyses (CA)
d) DODAF Architectures
e) Information Support Plans (ISP)
f) Net Ready Key Performance Parameters (NR KPP)
g) OPSEC

Cyber Engineer

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or Computer/Software Engineering from an accredited institution (or at least ten (10) years of specialized experience in the following areas) plus at least four (4) years of directly related experience in three of the following areas:
a. Technical cyber defense issues to include Computer Network Attack (CNA), Computer Network Defense (CND), Computer Network Defense-Response Actions (CND-RA), Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) and Computer Network Operations (CNO).
b. Analysis of advanced cyber threats, network defense environments and Intelligence Community capabilities.
c. Vulnerability analysis and assessments for cyber missions.
d. Computer Network Defense (CND) Infrastructure Support, Penetration Testing, Computer Forensics, Reverse Engineering, Information Assurance Compliance, Systems Requirements Planning, Systems Development, Software Engineering, Test and Evaluation, Enterprise Architecture, Network Services, Systems Security Analysis.

Senior Cyber Analyst

Five (5) years specialized experience performing work in at least four of the following areas:
a. Defense Information System Agency (DISA) network management tool sets that are utilized to monitor and manage the Defense Information System Network (DISN) and other enterprise services.
b. DoD Computer Network Defense (CND) data and tool sets.
c. Network Management and Network Operations Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).
d. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and other Industrial Control Systems and analyzing and assessing these systems.
e. Network management tool sets used to monitor and manage Commercial Provider enterprise services.
f. Comprehensive gap analysis of policy, procedures, and configurations.
g. Analysis of advanced cyber threats, network defense environments and Intelligence Community capabilities.

Cyber Analyst

Two (2) years of specialized experience performing work in at least two of the following areas:
a. Defense Information System Agency (DISA) network management tool sets that are utilized to monitor and manage the Defense Information System Network (DISN) and other enterprise services.
b. DoD Computer Network Defense (CND) data and tool sets.
c. Network Management and Network Operations Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).
d. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and other Industrial Control Systems and analyzing and assessing these systems.
e. Network management tool sets used to monitor and manage Commercial Provider enterprise services.
f. Comprehensive gap analysis of policy, procedures, and configurations.
g. Analysis of advanced cyber threats, network defense environments and Intelligence Community capabilities.

If interested in a position, you can contact:

Melanie McCauley
Recruitment
CORTEK, Inc.
Email: mmccauley@cortek.com
Phone: 540-891-8315
Fax: 540-891-5320