Project Engineer - Software
Posted on: January 27, 2023
In-Q-Tel is an Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in
the workplace. EOE/M/F/disability/vets
Job ID 2022-1294
In-Q-Tel (IQT) is a not-for-profit that serves and powers the
national security interests of the U.S. and its allies, providing
the most sophisticated source of strategic technical knowledge,
insights, and capabilities. IQT powers its partners ahead of the
curve through cutting-edge research, strategic investments,
exploration and applied research, and acceleration of
IQT understands that life is more than your 9-5. We offer a wide
variety of benefits designed to support the whole person including
but not limited to:
Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
Unlimited Time Off
Tuition & Professional Development Assistance
Student Loan Repayment & College Savings
Family Forming Support
Child/Elder Care Support
Telework & Flexible Schedule
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Job Overview :
Ideal candidates want a broader view of technology across today's
software and hardware stack. Our Project Engineers (PEs) regularly
work with a range of software solutions that span a variety of
industries including cloud computing, data science, data
engineering, machine learning, IT operations, and cybersecurity.
The technologies emanate from early-stage start-ups that IQT has
identified, evaluated, and invested in on behalf of our government
This individual has experience working across many
technologies/projects and wants the chance to guide progressive
early-stage startups in supporting the Intelligence Community and
Department of Defense missions. It's ok if you consider yourself a
system engineer or a product manager, but you should have technical
experience in addition to systems thinking in a technology
eco-system. If you're looking to join a passionate team of
'go-getters' and the ability to work with cutting-edge
technologies, we'd love to meet you.
Apply systems thinking to effectively move technology from the
commercial space to our government partners.
Review and evaluate portfolio companies' products and/or services
to ascertain whether it is functional using systems engineering
Serve as a technical expert for multiple companies throughout a
development effort and government evaluation of the technology.
Monitor and react to any technical concerns or feedback throughout
the work program, while translating critical technical risks/issues
into an actionable plan as they arise.
Proactively address issues that help companies meet a range of
government partner needs and inquires.
Serve as a technologist for the organization; take creative ideas
from concept to design to operation.
B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
2+ years of relevant work experience.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; PE's interact
regularly with government partners, portfolio companies, and across
Eagerness and willingness to learn new domains and technologies
across the entire hardware and software spectrum.
Experience in one or more of the following is a plus: Cloud
Large-scale data systems
Multilingual translation tools
Geospatial analytic tools
Video analytic products
Skills with one or more of the following is a plus: AWS
Network traffic analysis
Candidates with active top-secret clearance preferred; at a
minimum, candidate must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S.
government security clearance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a
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