Systems Engineer

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


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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