Alexandria, Virginia

LinQuest is seeking a Jr. Engineer/Analyst to join our team in Alexandria, VA.

Join LinQuest as part of the Department of Defense Research & Development Enterprise. Be a team member supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense providing leadership creating far-reaching technology innovations. Setting a trajectory that creates military technical advantage. You would be part of the technical support team recognized for excellence and thought leadership.

The team is leading innovations across a wide spectrum of the newest technologies including; Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Networking for Command and Control, Bio-Technology, Hypersonic, Space resiliency and Directed Energy. You will be working with many of our nation’s leading scientists and innovative companies.


  • Experience developing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems.
  • Experience planning and executing complex mission and systems analysis efforts.
  • Experience conducting systems engineering tasks including Technology Analysis and Assessment, System Definition, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture development and architecture products, and Logistics support of Department of Defense
    (DoD) systems.
  • Expert in assessing threat kill chains operations and identifying exploitable vulnerabilities,
    analyzing mission threads and blue force system kill chains to identify capability gaps and solutions,
    developing system models, constructing and executing simulation and analysis plans, conducting trade
    studies and sensitivity analysis, interpreting and synthesizing results and translating them into concise and
    comprehensive artifacts for documenting and communicating to multiple audiences.
  • Support all aspects of a technical program management expertise in an Engineering or scientific related field to support the engineering development of prototypes across key technical areas.
  • Provide the technical support in engineering prototype development projects that will impose engineering technical rigor and best practices against projects.
  • Support development of systematic roadmaps with technical reviews, milestones, concepts, requirements and operational objectives for end-to-end prototyping development.
  • Will have experience in one of the technical areas identified below:
    • System Engineering
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Physical Science
  • Support System Requirements Review, System Functional Review, Test Readiness Review, and Program Reviews with interagency to assist in the cross-pollination across the stakeholders.
    Provide analysis and program management oversight to project execution (deliverables and funding obligation/expenditures) via project tracking tools, periodic (monthly) reports and financial products.
Minimum Requirements/Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a recognized engineering, scientific and or technical, discipline is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience is required.
  • Experience interfacing with Joint Staff, Services, and warfighters to coordinate engineering and
    analysis needs and analytic results is desired.
  • ActiveTop Secret with SCI eligibility is required to be considered for this position

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines:

As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members must comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which includes mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Alexandria, Virginia

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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