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SAR Integration Engineer - Senior Position at Element X

Do you want to work with highly skilled professionals in a company that is dedicated to emerging technology and solutions? Element X is based in Chantilly, VA, and is committed to using our specializations to provide dynamic solutions for companies. We are an innovative Systems Engineering Technical Adviser (SETA) contractor delivering tasking, collection, processing, and analysis solutions to our customers. We understand the importance of seamless integration in society and work to provide practical solutions to a wide range of industries.

Our staff is currently hiring for our SAR Integration Engineer - Senior position. This role is tailored for a professional with extensive integration experience. Element X offers professionals an opportunity to fine-tune their specialty and have a strong work/life balance with many other benefits. We are passionate about working with motivated individuals looking to grow with the team and their respective fields. From healthcare to personal achievement and security, Element X provides our team with excellent benefits. With an outstanding work/life balance, a limitless opportunity for growth and education, and a passion for delivering innovative solutions, we strive to emerge as one of the top contractors. Below, we break down the Senior Synthetic Aperature Radar Integration Engineer role.

What is a Senior Synthetic Aperature Radar Integration Engineer role?

Senior Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Integration Engineer will be a part of a dynamic team that will drive the development of programs/projects across the enterprise and determines integration/interface requirements. Applicant will be responsible for working with Software Developers, Solution Architects, and Systems Engineer to deliver end-to-end mission solutions to operations.

  • Provide a total systems perspective, including a technical understanding of relationships, dependencies, and requirements of hardware/software components

  • Lead and/or participate in all aspects/phases of development of complex ground systems

  • Plans, coordinates, and documents solutions to total systems using internally created and/or commercially available of-the-shelf products and cloud-based technologies

  • Analyses, designs, tests, and evaluates systems that handle Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data through the TCPED process

  • Plans and coordinates data management practices to treat and handle SAR data as a resource

  • Work and integrate across SAR Platforms/data sources and associated systems

  • Work collaboratively with a variety of customer, including technical, managerial, financial, and administrative, to implement sustainable technical, organizational, and logistical strategies

  • Identify, review, and assess new and existing system architecture to come up with new CONOPS to reduce product delivery timeline and time to market

  • Apply contemporary technologies such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, HPC, and AWS to engineering problems

Engineering Plans

Requirements for this position

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly

  • Bachelor's (or equivalent) in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline with 8 - 10 yrs of experience, or a Master's with 6 - 8 yrs of experience.

  • Experience in government or industry integration systems that process SAR data

  • Working knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools, and languages

  • Familiar with modern data science techniques, machine learning, and/or computer vision technologies

  • Prior experience, or current interest, with Cloud Services (AWS certification preferred)

  • Previous NRO, NGA, and/or other relevant work experience

  • Previous IC or DoD program/project work experience

  • Experience with TCPED process

  • Experience in Agile & Scrum practices and implementations



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


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

  • Flexible hours, days and vacation time

  • 220 hrs off annually

Personal Achievement


We are active advocates of career advancement and recognition.

  • Continuing education

  • Matching donations

  • Eligible for annual bonuses

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