Electronics Engineer Lead

Location: Lorton, VA
Job Code: 1517
# of Openings: 1


MTEQ is a lead sensor system integrator focused on providing advanced sensor technology to address C5ISR 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 provide 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 Electronics Engineer Lead with a solid understanding of electronic engineering and an aptitude for rapid acquisition of knowledge and skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA office.



The Electronics Engineer Lead role oversees our experienced engineering staff in the design and development of EO/IR Sensor Systems and Embedded Electronics/Computing Systems for military applications. The selected candidate will work with a dynamic team of Electrical, Electronic and Firmware Engineers in the prototype development and transition/fielding of leading edge technologies supporting MTEQ’s military customer base. The candidate will work in a fast-paced R&D environment, utilizing sophisticated technologies to support the rapid development of prototype systems for military, federal and commercial projects primarily involving EO/IR Sensor Systems. The candidate will oversee the design, development and testing of these systems, alongside leading experts in their field as part of a multi-disciplinary development team.



  • Knowledge and skills in Electrical and Electronic design methods.

  • Experience leading a matrix engineering team.

  • At least 10 years' post degree experience in electronics design.

  • Ability to interpret and understand engineering drawings, documents, and procedures.

  • Create preliminary concepts and schematics for custom electronics designs.

  • Must be proficient in Altium tools.

  • Select electronic components for new designs.

  • Conduct and lead internal and customer design reviews.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines to develop new hardware designs.

  • Familiarity with equipment and methodology for testing, troubleshooting, and diagnostics of electrical and electronic equipment and systems.



  • Design and development of custom electronics hardware targeting FPGAs, SoCs, and microcontrollers.
  • Familiarity with Camera Link, GigE Vision, and CoaxPress cameras and framegrabbers.

  • Experience in the specification, design, and development of custom circuit card assemblies to realize needed system interfaces and capabilities.

  • New product design and development engineering.
  • Use of imaging sensors and systems.

  • Embedded form-factor computing hardware.

  • Strong attention to detail and independent work ethic.

  • Experience managing multiple schedules and program milestones to ensure program timelines are met.



  • BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent discipline.

  • Minimum of 10 years' related experience.


SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to obtain Security Clearance required.  Active Security Clearance a plus




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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