Mission Focused. Mission Driven. Mission First.

Services

We only hire the best.

You can trust that when you work with Clear Ridge Defense, you’ll be partnering with a body of knowledge that quickly helps your Command meet and exceed warfighter needs. Our experts have strong experience supporting the Service Cyber Components and we bring that to the table every day, so that our lessons learned can be your successes.

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    Strategic & Performance Management

    By using our holistic approach consisting of the strategy to design through implementation, which encompasses people, process definition, information content and technology transformation, Clear Ridge can help link performance measures with strategic and operational goals. These measures can then be applied in a timely, cost-effective manner, while delivering role-based intelligence to executives, managers, and information consumers. Our total performance management stresses forward looking goal setting and influencing progress toward achievement.

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    Clear Ridge professionals have expertise to include:

    • Strategic Management
    • Performance Based Budgeting
    • Corporate Planning
    • Quarterly Program Review (QPR) Support
    • Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) Development
    • Lean Six Sigma / ITIL
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    Intelligence Analysis & Reporting

    CRD provides mission critical support to our clients by providing various Intelligence Analysis support. We help the client determine mission strategy and priorities by recommending courses of action to meet customer needs. We are experienced in providing multi-disciplined analysis and reporting for Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency, and Counter narcotics.

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    We are knowledgeable in various types of telecommunications including convergence technologies. We are experienced in identifying training gaps and filling those needs with a tailored methodology for developing, designing, implementing, and testing curriculum for both instructor led and computer based training.

    We work with SIGINT analysts and software developers to determine requirements for new tools or improvements of existing tools. We are highly experienced in using SIGINT tools, databases, methodologies, and reporting vehicles to provide strategic intelligence to policy makers and actionable intelligence to military commands.

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    Program & Acquisition Management

    Clear Ridge’s Program and Acquisition Management support services are centered on providing our customers with the broad range of professional services needed to establish program management offices, governance, and standards.

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    Clear Ridge professionals are experienced or certified in project management tools from industry leaders such as Microsoft Project and Primavera, Project Management Institute (PMI/PMP) and Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM).

    Clear Ridge professionals have expertise to include:

    • Planning, Programming and Budget Execution (PPBE)
    • Acquisition Support (A-C Milestone Preparation)
    • Acquisition Documentation (DoD 5000)
    • Training and Education
    • Program Planning and Tracking
    • Risk Management; IPBS/CBJB & Program Build
    • Deployment Management
    • Primavera and MS Project, SharePoint Expertise
    • Requirements Management
    • Test and Evaluation Oversight
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    Cyber Mission Support

    Clear Ridge Defense has strong, niche, subject matter expertise to provide a range of professional, technical, and engineering services – including cyber operations, situational awareness, mission mapping planning, exercises/training, future S&T engineering, and more.

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    We strive to not only recruit top experts in their fields, but to continually invest in their specialized expertise so that the Department of Defense remains and grows as a leader in technology and intelligence.

    At the end of the day, we all serve the same mission in support of our warfighters. This support requires the commitment from dedicated experts knowledgeable in very specialized tactics, techniques and procedures to engineer and deliver capabilities to make those warfighters successful.

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    Systems Engineering & Software Development

    Clear Ridge Systems and Software Engineering Services are focused on providing our clients with the broad range of systems and software engineering services needed to realize successful, integrated capabilities in a secure, systematic, and disciplined manner. These services include technical development and management processes to minimize risk and ensure requirements are met.

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    Clear Ridge professionals understand the client, their unique mission, and the technical solutions to enable success. We also understand the need to protect our information and offer technical support to information assurance projects.

    Clear Ridge professionals have expertise to include:

    • Systems Architecture (multiple security levels) and Deployment
    • Network Engineering & Analysis
    • Network Encryption & Secure Communications
    • Penetration Testing
    • Usability Engineering
    • Test & Evaluation
    • Requirements Expertise
    • Business Process Engineering
    • Configuration Management
    • Agile and Rapid Deployment
    • Technology Insertion
    • Systems Integration and Regression Testing
    • Test Discrepancy Reports and System Test Plans & Procedures
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    Business & Financial Management

    Government Managers must determine the most efficient way to allocate resources for strategic goal achievement. Deciding how to balance and apply the many options for achieving the goal is a complex job. Financial resources must be managed in a way that ensures that desired outcomes are achieved, compliance requirements are met, and the government receives the maximum value on investment.

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    Clear Ridge provides support to management by analyzing needs, priorities, and solutions to improve resource management. Our assistance and partnership enable the government to transform the goals of a strategic plan into executable programs that make a difference.

    Clear Ridge provides seasoned business and financial management professionals, who understand the problems faced and offer successful best-practice solutions. Clear Ridge professionals have expertise to include:

    • Financial Analysis
    • Spend Plan Tracking / Budget Build
    • Cost Estimating / Analysis
    • Earned Value Management
    • Budget Monitoring and Tracking
    • Basis of Estimate (BOE)
    • Financial Presentations

Our Mission

  • To support the warfighter; Mission first
  • To exceed needs with extreme haste and least cost
  • To become a trusted partner of the Department of Defense (DoD)
  • To foster a reputable name by employing only a cadre of skillful experts
  • To adapt to growing technologies that will help the warfighter adapt to new threats

About Us

Clear Ridge Defense is a premiere service solutions provider in Cyber Mission Support, Strategic Management, Systems Engineering & Development, and Intelligence Analysis – delivered by highly talented and focused team members; all supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture.

We are a small business mission-focused on supporting the warfighter. We believe in delivering true results as fast as possible. We believe in craft beer and Bow Tie Thursdays. We believe in one team, one fight – mission before everything.

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Careers

The heart and soul of Clear Ridge Defense is its employees. When you join CRD, you’ll be joining a family that focuses on the mission and knows how to have fun (we rock and roll).

Our intent is to foster an environment built around you. You have the niche, you have the expertise – and that’s what you enjoy doing. We want to enable you, and be your platform for success.

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    Check out some of our featured listings below:

  • Cyber Tool Developer

    This is a very specialized skill set: cyber capability developers. The right candidate will develop and maintain low-level application and operating system projects related to software protection and host-based personal security tools. Often times, the candidate may work analyzing binary files to uncover potential threats and then quickly develop prototype demonstrations of the risk. Projects will be undertaken in small teams with close coordination with our customers to quickly analyze executables and data-files and prepare proof of findings in assembly, C, and scripting languages. B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline. Preferably 5+ years supporting US Government CNO missions, 5+ years of C/C++ development for Windows and Linux, 3+ years developing or analyzing x86 and x64 Assembly, Assembly programming and analysis (of any major architecture), 5+ years of experience working with debuggers and disassemblers, and a strong understanding of low-level operating system internals and drivers.

    • Location: Ft. Meade, MD
    • Clearance Level: TS/SCI + CI Polygraph
    • Salary Range: $125,000 - $185,000
    • Starting Date: Immediately
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  • CPT Systems Engineer

    The right candidate will support as a systems engineer / information assurance engineer / systems architect, performing as a key member of a Cyber Mission Force (CMF) Cyber Protection Team (CPT). You’ll be responsible for providing guidance and oversight with assessing the security infrastructure, networks, and systems design to ensure system and network security. As well, you’ll work to identify security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications, and new technology initiatives. You must have a BS or BA degree with a minimum of 5+ years experience in technical aspects of systems architecture or systems engineering, including security infrastructure, networks, and systems design – experience conducting vulnerability assessments, with knowledge of Windows and UNIX operating systems. A Security+ or CISSP is required, and experience with forensics is preferred.

    • Location: Quantico, VA
    • Clearance Level: TS/SCI + CI Polygraph
    • Salary Range: $75,000 - $115,000
    • Starting Date: Immediately
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  • Cyber Project Manager

    Clear Ridge is looking for a smart, independent employee to be a Cyber Project Manager to perform as a key member of a cyber component team. The right candidate will be responsible for the successful management of cost, schedule, performance, and risk of a Naval deployable system. The candidate will gather and derive requirements for a future Program of Record from a very technical client-base in the form of system requirements documents and other requirements definition products.

    • Location: Ft. Meade, MD and Quantico, VA
    • Clearance Level: Secret; TS/SCI + CI Polygraph preferred
    • Salary Range: TBD
    • Starting Date: Late 2016, Early 2017
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Interested in working with Clear Ridge but don’t see a specific opportunity that fits above? Send over your resume to resumes@clridge.com, where we’re constantly looking for leaders and experts who can make a difference.

Transitioning Military? Ask about our “New Uniform” Program.

Benefits

We take care of our employees.

  • Generous Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Fully-Covered Life & Disability Insurance

  • Employee Wellness Program

  • Competitive 401(k) Matching & Profit Sharing

  • 5 Weeks Paid Time Off, "No Work" Birthdays, Day After Thanksgiving, & 1 Paid Snow Day

  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend

  • Bonus Structure for Performance, Client Expansion, Referrals, Certifications, Publications, & Living in a HUBZone

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