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Company Overview:

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 capabilities.

Benefit Overview:

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
    • 401k Plan
    • Unlimited Time Off
    • Tuition & Professional Development Assistance
    • Student Loan Repayment & College Savings
    • Parental Leave
    • Family Forming Support
    • Child/Elder Care Support
    • Gym Stipend
    • Wellness Perks
    • 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 partners.

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. 


Job Responsibilities

  • 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 principles.
  • 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. 

Job Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; PE’s interact regularly with government partners, portfolio companies, and across IQT.
  • 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 infrastructure technologies
    • AI/ML applications
    • Data analytics
    • Large-scale data systems
    • Multilingual translation tools
    • Cryptocurrency
    • Geospatial analytic tools
    • Computer vision
    • Video analytic products
    • SaaS products
    • Cybersecurity solutions
  • Skills with one or more of the following is a plus:
    • AWS
    • Linux
    • Python
    • Software development
    • DevSecOps
    • Network security
    • 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 functions.


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 protected veteran.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 64916391
  • Location:
    Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Project Engineering - Software
  • Company Name For Job: In-Q-Tel
  • Engineering Discipline: Computer Software
  • Job Function: Circuits and Systems,
    Computer Engineering,
    Computer Programming/Systems,
    Control Systems,
    Design/Development Engineering,
    Engineering and Physical Science,
    Information Technology,
    Quality Control,
    Software Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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