Senior Program Manager

Location: Lorton, VA
Job Code: 1464
# 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 Senior Program Manager with experience in DoD system development and excellent communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA location.


The successful candidate will serve as the Senior Program Manager for one or more optical hardware systems and technology development projects.

The candidate will oversee all aspects of the assigned contracts and programs to ensure compliance with technical requirements, schedule, and budget. The candidate will lead interdisciplinary teams of engineers and other technical staff, and interface with the customer and other third parties via Integrated Product Teams (IPTs). The Senior PM will prepare reports for upper management regarding project status and mitigate risks to ensure a matrixed workforce successfully fulfills program requirements. The candidate will also prepare monthly CDRLs, and develop technical and cost proposals, and support company sales, profit and growth objectives.


  • BS (Engineering degree preferred) 

  • Minimum of ten years’ experience managing DoD or Federal Agency funded programs

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills, and ability to manage multidisciplinary teams (including MTEQ and subcontractor personnel) within an IPT process

  • Prior Experience with R&D, system development, and/or rapid prototyping contracts

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience developing Bases of Estimates (BOE’s) and estimating levels of effort and cost for developmental services and products

  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project proficiency

  • Experience as a Capture Manager for new business


  • PMP or PgMP Certification
  • Experience in Soldier Systems
  • Experience in creating technology and product roadmaps
  • Business Development experience
  • Prior experience managing personnel

  • Prior experience with sensor development, integration and fabrication

  • Engineering or DoD technology background

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Active Secret Clearance Required


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 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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