Servo Controls Engineer

Location: Lorton, VA
Job Code: 1518
# 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 experienced Servo Controls Engineer with extensive knowledge of precision stabilization system design, modeling and testing to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA engineering center and Corporate headquarters. The successful candidate will join a team involved in the development of electro-optic sensor systems for government and commercial applications.



  • Perform design, analysis and testing of stabilized gimbal and pointing mirror subassemblies. These may include:
    • Gimbal and Mirror Assembly designs, to include structures, motor selection, servoamplifier specifications, etc.
    • Use of Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) / Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)
    • Use of embedded processors/DSPs to implement servo control algorithms
  • Support and analyze system specifications, define system architecture, and develop component/subsystem requirements.
  • Develop and implement servo control algorithms for various gimbal modes to include scanning, Geo-stabilized pointing, and others
  • Participate with other engineering staff in mechanical designs including: sizing and selection of hardware for gimbals, stabilized/steering mirrors or similar devices.
  • Develop prototype hardware for demonstration and testing.
  • Develop, simulate, code, test, and integrate new servo control algorithms.



  • BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or equivalent
  • Prior experience implementing precision stabilization and feedback mechanisms
  • Experience with modeling and simulation software, or creation of simulation models using tools such as Matlab and Simulink.
  • Minimum of (5) years of experience in an engineering role post degree.


SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to obtain security clearance REQUIRED; active secret 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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