Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: Lorton, VA
Job Code: 1516
# 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 an experienced Mechanical Engineer with extensive knowledge and strong communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA engineering center and Corporate headquarters.


Design and development of Opto-Mechanical Sensor Systems for commercial and government applications.  You'll join a dynamic team of multi-disciplinary engineers, production, and support staff.  The work involves mechanical design, modeling, tolerancing, drawing generation, assembly procedures, part procurement, environmental analysis, and testing for systems and subassemblies. 


  • Proven track record leading complex mechanical designs.
  • Ability to work within, and often lead, a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Electrical, Optical, and Software Engineers.
  • Work closely with Program Management and Functional Management to ensure project technical performance requirements are met as well as schedule and budget.
  • Demonstrated performance developing a rugged product design from customer requirements to a fully tested/compliant system.
  • Ability to translate requirements and develop a top down system level design including all sub-assemblies and components.
  • BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent.


  • Deep understanding of the following military standards: MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-461 or Automotive background.
  • Motion Control
  • Structural FEA
  • Airflow/Thermal CFD
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Precision motion and feedback mechanisms
  • Precision bearing, flexures
  • Experience with SolidWorks, Pro-Engineer, or similar CAD software

‚ÄčSECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to obtain 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 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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