Spectral Scientist

Location: Springfield, VA
Job Code: 1106
# of Openings: 1


Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that has provided superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and Commercial Customers.  We have accrued over 18 years of specialized experience in customized initial concept design, electronic fabrication/prototyping, and sensor systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications.  MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes superior quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.  


MTEQ is seeking a Spectral Scientist to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Springfield, VA Office.



MTEQ, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Spectral Scientist to support remote sensing programs in Springfield, VA.  Candidate will conduct imaging sensor data analysis, including algorithm development, develop signatures of target materials and produce spectral data libraries.  Other responsibilities will include supporting data collection with spectrometers, performing field work,  and delivering technical presentations or reports.



  • 10+ years of experience in remote sensing
  • Airborne and ground collection experience
  • Experience with spectral signatures and signature analysis
  • Experience with spectrometer operation
  • Experience with ENVI+IDL, Python or MatLab
  • Minimum of a BS or MS in Physics, Electro-Optics, Electrical Engineering or other related science discipline



  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance REQUIRED, Active clearance at Secret or higher level preferred.



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 staffing@mteq.com or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 



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