MTEQ Software Test & Evaluation Engineer in Lorton, Virginia

Software Test & Evaluation Engineer

Location: Lorton, VA

Job Code: 619

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Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that provides superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and commercial customers. We have more than 25 years of specialized experience in system development, electronics fabrication, and full-scale tactical prototyping, and systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, and the recruitment and development of a superior workforce.

MTEQ is seeking a Software Test & Evaluation Engineer with extensive knowledge and strong communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Lorton, VA Office.


MTEQ is seeking a highly motivated individual who has strong software test and evaluation skills/experience to serve as a key member of our software development team. Primary responsibilities will be the design, development, and execution of software test plans cross referenced to system and software requirements for both Linux and Windows based applications. A successful candidate will be responsible for developing software test plans for sensor based software systems ensuring adherence to interoperability standards/protocols. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with clients and be attentive to customer satisfaction and will be required to work closely with engineers of various disciplines in a team environment.


  • Three-Five (3-5) years’ experience /expertise in designing, developing and executing software test plans

  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Create, refine and adhere to formal software development processes

  • Develop software documentation, including software test plans and reports

  • B.S. in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or applicable engineering or science field

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance, therefore U.S. Citizenship is required


  • Experience/familiarity with DoD C2 (Command & Control) Systems and various DoD messaging standards/protocols/services (e.g., VMF – Variable Message Format, SEIWG, DDS – Data Distribution Service, ISA – Integrated Sensor Architecture)

  • Experience employing software requirements tools (e.g., FogBugz, Jira, DOORS) to successfully manage and test software applications/systems.

  • Software Tester Training and/or Certification (e.g., ISTQB/ASTQB, QAI Global Institute CSTE – Certified Software Tester, CAST – Certified Associate in Software Testing)

  • Experience/Expertise in various software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum)

  • Hardware and software system integration experience/expertise


Ability to obtain Security clearance preferred. Active Security Clearance a plus


SCHEDULE: Full time

MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 2 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.