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SETA GEOINT Test Engineer

SETA GEOINT Test Engineer Position - Chantilly, VA

ElementX is an emerging Systems Engineering Technical Adviser (SETA) contractor supporting the intelligence community. We are looking for talented, innovative, and knowledgeable professionals for our GEOINT Test Engineer Role in Chantilly, Virginia. Element X is looking for GEOINT experts to be a part of our team to be a part of something extraordinary from the beginning. We offer an excellent benefits package and an opportunity to grow with us. Our benefits include healthcare, work-life balance, security, and personal achievement opportunities. Below, we go in-depth into GEOINT, the job responsibilities, and the skill requirements necessary for the role. 


GEOINT, Geospatial Intelligence, is information derived from an analysis of images and data associated with a particular location. GEOINT uses imagery to survey and assess human activity and physical geography anywhere on Earth to solve a wide range of problems and provide solutions. Geospatial Intelligence involves precision location data, data analytics, remotely sensed information, virtual and augmented reality, and other initiatives. Many industries can benefit from Geospatial intelligence, including commercial enterprises, the automotive and agricultural sectors, firefighters, and the military. 

Geospatial Intelligence Engineer
Intelligence Satellite

The GEOINT Test Engineer Role

The Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance (SETA) will be a member of the End-to-End systems engineering team. They will be responsible for developing enterprise and system-level test plans and procedures, reviewing segment-level test scenarios and test reports, leading test working groups across multi-organizational groups, and conducting and leading segment and system-level test events. The individual will also be required to track project execution, identify and mitigate risks, brief senior government customers, and work collaboratively in a multi-contractor, FFRDC, and government environment.


  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly

  • Bachelor's (or equivalent) in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline

  • Domain experience in Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), or Commercial IT programs

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to facilitate meetings with multi-organizational stakeholders, understanding explicit and implicit deliverables

  • Proficiency in applying SE&I (e.g., processes, IV&V, and transition, risk and readiness management)

  • Self-starter, proactive in responding to customer needs, ability to work independently and within team environments

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to relate professionally with customers and colleagues

  • Ability to operate in a highly dynamic environment

  • Responsible, reliable, and flexible

  • Passion for learning and knowledge transfer

  • Experience with cross-organizational integration and test activities and conduct

  • Ability to analyze test requests to ensure compliance against requirements, operational scenarios, and test objectives


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The wellness of our team and their families is our prime concern.

  • Medical

  • Rx

  • Dental

  • Vision


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We are proud to help our employees provide financial security for their families.

  • Life Insurance

  • Short & Long-Term Disability

  • SEP

Life-Work Balance

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It's not easy so we have policies to help.

  • Flexible Hours, Days and Cacation Time

  • 220 Hrs Off Annually

Personal Achievement

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We are active advocates of career advancement and recognition.

  • Continuing Education

  • Matching Donations

  • Eligible for Annual Bonuses

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