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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Lead Systems Engineer
Lead Systems Engineer

Lorton, VA

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Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that provides superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and commercial customers. We have more than 25 years of specialized experience in system development, electronics fabrication, and full-scale tactical prototyping, and systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, and the recruitment and development of a superior workforce.

MTEQ is seeking an experienced System Engineer. The Systems Engineer identifies system requirements and works with other engineers and staff to oversee system design, development, integration, and product verification testing at the component and system level. Establishes and maintains processes for configuration management of systems. Develops and documents system architecture, including relevant user cases. Interfaces with host platform PMs and vendors to ensure requirements are met and expected availability and performance levels are achieved. Develops security procedures for design reviews, and for operational monitoring, recording, and responding to security events. Advocates for program performance that meets the requirements of PM TS System Engineering policy requirements. Recommends future direction or projects to management. Originates and delivers technical and program briefs to government and contractor personnel at all levels. Responsible for providing technical support and system engineering assistance to other elements at the direction of the System Acquisition Manager (SAM). A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Required Skills:

+ A minimum of ten years of experience leading multi-functional technical engineering support services teams for large Systems of Systems projects.

+ A master's degree in an Engineering discipline.

+ Participate in the developing training programs, requirement definition architecture evaluations, T&E support and plans for various sensor and C4ISR systems. Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Performs lifecycle systems engineering for Electro Optical and Infrared sensors on various manned and unmanned aerial platforms.

+ Provides system engineering support and advice for team integration on new and existing platforms when required at system level for cost/schedule/ performance impacts.

+ Interfaces with all aspects of the team to resolve system engineering issues and actions.

+ Tracks user requirements and their translation into system requirements and specifications.

+ Demonstrates a working knowledge of optical, electro-mechanical, and software systems and their application in an operational environment.

+ Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of new capabilities.

+ Provides system engineering support and advice for system integration on new platforms when required. Evaluates project initiatives, designs, and design changes at the system level for cost/schedule/performance impacts.

+ Experience organizing, directing, and managing technical support functions involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks.

+ Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization.

+ Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate, review, and execute technical requirements and engineering-related task plans, studies, analyses, reports and deliverable items.

+ Interfaces with all members of a multi-disciplinary product team to resolve system engineering issues and actions.

Desired Skills:

+ DAU Level 3 certification in Engineering or International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE) certification (Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)).


A current CBP background investigation public trust suitability determination or higher is required.

SCHEDULE: Full time

MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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