System Engineer - Wireless Technologies

System Engineering Fort Meade, MD


** Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required.** 

For over 10 years Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Communities toughest software and analysis challenges. Our staff enjoy the benefits and career growth opportunities of an established organization with the amazing culture of a small company. We are an employee-owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.

Are you’re a systems engineer who enjoys working with wireless technologies, and driving the design and integration of software tools for traditional computers and mobile devices? Do you like working in small teams to tackle tough challenges? Are you familiar with product development and enjoy the reward of seeing annual releases to end users? Visionist is seeking individuals that have a passion for engineering and integrating products that work with today’s cutting-edge wireless technologies. In our mission to support our customer’s advanced wireless technology needs, we seek systems engineers who are enjoy technology research and analysis, developing approaches and plans for WiFi enabled software, enjoy evaluating hardware platforms, mobile applications testing, and integration with other platforms and frameworks using 802.x standards-based technologies.


  • Analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.
  • Guide users in formulating requirements, advise alternative approaches, and conduct feasibility studies. Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and wireless technology; incorporating new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations.
  • Develop technical documentation including system architecture and system design and use them to guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration, and test plans.
  • Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.
  • Be responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility.


  • 7+ years of experience providing design and engineering support to product development teams.
  • BS from an accredited college or university in SE, CS, IS, Engineering Science, Engineering Management or related field is preferred. 5 years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a degree.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with mobile platforms/development wireless communications.
  • Knowledge of 802.11 specifications. 

Who We Are:

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services to the Intelligence Community. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develop a wide range of products, from high level software UX/UI design to low level reverse engineering and spans everything in between. Our tools are used throughout the agency and our expertise is sought out by industry leaders. Our focus in cyber (CNO), data science and analytics, and user experience design has made the tools we create unlike any in the world. If you’d like to join a group of individuals supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Our collaborative work environment harbors creativity and innovation which makes us the front runners in our field. The mission is our focus, and our people are our passion.

Benefits Highlights:

  • 15% retirement combined contribution (5% matching + 10% additional) to 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year.
  • 4 weeks paid time off.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Carefirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Continuing education via tuition reimbursement, training and conferences.
  • $7,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take-out meals and more.
  • Lifestyle reimbursement (fitness, tech and/or charitable matching).
  • Annual raises and bonuses.

U.S. Citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain/maintain a government security clearance. Visionist Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.