• Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 1 year ago(1/2/2018 3:44 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret SCI with Poly
  • Overview

    Do you want to join a fast-growing, dynamic company working on the latest technology contracts across the country?


    ISPA Technology is that company. We have been listed 4 years in a row on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies. We offer a great company culture, competitive salary & bonus potential, a superior benefits package, and much more!


    We have an immediate opening in Reston, VA


    Job Description:

    Full-time Systems Engineer position, providing systems integration expertise as part of a cross-functional team for terrestrial-based technical collection.

    Typical Duties Include (but not limited to):

    • Perform algorithm development and analysis to evaluate collection capabilities
    • Provide technical input into full project life-cycle including: CONOPs, requirements development and definition, oversight of system design and developer implementation, systems test and evaluation, deployment and operational implementation
    • Assess technical solutions provided by external developers and provide recommendations to the government
    • Support multiple teams and projects simultaneously
    • Take part in occasional CONUS and OCONUS travel


    Required Skills & Experience:

    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting DoD/IC
    • Expert level knowledge of sensor development process
    • Experience with EO/IR systems, optics, signal processing and image processing 
    • Knowledge of and previous experience defining technical requirements
    • Experience using Matlab, Python and signal processing tools
    • SETA experience highly desired
    • Knowledge of systems acquisition process highly desired
    • Self-starter who takes initiative
    • Quick to understand tasking
    • Flexible, organized, and understands the big picture
    • Ability to focus on mission critical details
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Critical thinker with proven problem-solving skills


    Education & Certifications:

    • BS degree or higher in an applicable engineering discipline (i.e., Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.)

    Security Clearance:

    • An Active Top Secret, with Active SCI, with in-scope Counter-Intelligence (CI) Polygraph is Required


    • National health, vision and dental plans
    • 4 weeks Paid vacations and (10) paid holidays
    • Life Insurance
    • Short and long term disability plans
    • 401(K) retirement plan
    • Incentive and recognition programs
    • Relocation opportunities


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