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Staff Operational Engineer, #4136

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking full-time degreed engineers graduating in December 2019 or May 2020 to join our team at our office in Chantilly, VA. Entry level engineers will be teamed with a senior engineer supporting National level challenges in the areas of Secure Communications, Analysis, Cloud-computing, Artificial intelligence, Avionics and technology R&D.  Interested new college graduate candidates should thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, and work well in a team environment.  The candidate must be able to think differently and be able to identify unique technologies to solve both DoD and Intelligence Community customer challenges.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, leadership abilities, organization, and understand the value of providing strong customer service. 




  • Working as a team, you must be able to continuously identify and embrace new technologies and leverage you’re findings to exploit the technologies weaknesses and capabilities to assist our customers in gaining a competitive advantage. Your work will directly impact investments and operations. Working as a team, you will developing new techniques which exploits technology, provides insight to enhance warnings, avoid surprises and achieve true decision advantages empowering end-users. Working as a team you will study, assess and develop emerging technologies for immediate and long-term implementation through rapid identification of novel technologies, unique methodologies and advancement in data analysis via experimentation, studies, prototyping software development and integration.
  • Support engineering teams coordinating, supporting and assessing requirements, develop CONOPs and architecture products, assessing system schedule and risks, supporting test and verification strategy and system integration of new initiatives in support of expanded mission capabilities.
  • Assist in establishing requirements for future space communications programs and/or provide
  • Support the development and modification of software tools (i.e., Model Based System Engineering, 3-D modeling) to resolve technical issues.



 Required Skills:

  • BS in engineering, computer science or mathematics.
  • General understanding of R&D methods, System Engineering, S/W development and Data Analytics
  • Ability to present findings via white-papers and presentations
  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance with a poly


Preferred Skills:


  • 1-3 years of Agile software development, Cloud experience and/or data analytics
  • 1-3 years or coursework in machine learning, neural networks, virtual environments and prototyping new ideas/technologies


Required Experience: 

  • BS degree
  • 0-5 years of experience supporting R&D or requirements development


 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
Chantilly, Virginia
United States
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