Radar Systems Engineer

Location: Lorton, VA
Job Code: 1368
# of Openings: 1


MTEQ is a lead sensor system integrator focused on providing advanced sensor technology to address C4ISR mission requirements. MTEQ provides a broad range of technical support across two divisions. Our Technical Services Division provides research, development, analysis and field service support to advance the architecting and fielding of advanced sensor systems for ISR and Force Protection missions. Our System Division provides the engineering design, development of complete and integrated solutions from hardware to software for sensors, systems and command and control architecture.

MTEQ is seeking a Radar Systems Engineer with extensive knowledge and strong communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA Office.


Serve as a key member of our engineering development team as a highly motivated individual with strong radar systems engineering experience. Primary responsibilities will be to architect, develop, engineer, and support radar and electro-magnetic systems and technologies for both existing and future programs. These programs include ground-based and airborne (air-to-ground) radar systems used in ISR applications. The successful candidate will support radar systems engineering, signal processing, test and evaluation, and data/performance analysis, recommending and implementing system improvements. Support the development and use of radar system performance models and signal processing algorithm test beds. The candidate also will assist in preparation of white papers and proposals, providing subject matter expertise for radar technology and system engineering.  Additional requirements include:

  • 5-10 years of experience/expertise in radar systems engineering for military applications
  • BS Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable engineering or science field
  • Knowledge of radar signal processing and analysis
  • Proven ability to contribute in a team environment to develop creative solutions to technical challenges
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Communicate effectively with customers and multi-disciplinary engineering teams through participation in project design reviews and peer reviews for all phases of a development task
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to develop and present technical briefings


  • Hands-on experience with hardware/software integration
  • Coursework and/or experience with digital signal processing, probability theory, stochastic signal processing, and electromagnetic theory
  • Experience creating, refining and adhering to formal software development and documentation processes
  • Working knowledge of Matlab and/or one of the following programming languages: C, C++, Java, or Python
  • Experience in various software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum)

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance; active security clearance preferred.


SCHEDULE: Full time             


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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