Martin Defense Group

Integrated Project Team Lead

Job Locations US-HI-Honolulu | US-MI-Ann Arbor | US-ME-Portland | US-RI-South Kingstown | US-VA-Arlington
Program/Project Management
Full Time


Martin Defense Group, a privately-owned defense contractor, is looking to add an Integrated Project Team (IPT) Lead to its technical family. The incumbent will join a group of talented Engineers, Scientist, and Innovators with tremendous top-side potential devoted to solving novel technological problems with national defense implications in the fields of Autonomy and Naval Architecture among others. This position can be located in our Honolulu, HI (PREFERRED); South Kingstown, RI; Arlington, VA; or Portland, ME offices. If you think this opportunity is aligned with your career interests, do not hesitate to apply!


Job Summary 


An Integrated Project Team (IPT) Lead, or Technical Point of Contact (TPOC)  will be responsible for directing medium sized teams of engineers (5-10+) from concept design through development of prototype systems.  This individual will communicate with DoD Technical Points of Contact (TPOC), and will work closely with the MDG Project Management team to provide regular technical status updates, resource estimates, and collaboration across cross-functional teams.


Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Work with Lead Engineers and Systems Engineer to derive design specs for systems, or subsystems.
  • Work closely with the Systems Engineer to structure these requirements/design specifications which will drive the specific designs to actual verification of the deliverable performance.
  • Provide regular updates to the DoD customer on the technical status for the work that the IPT lead oversees including meeting briefs and written status reporting.
  • The IPT lead will work with the MDG engineering organization to identify the team of engineers and skill sets needed to take ownership of various design aspects under his/her supervision.
  • The IPT lead will engage, oversee, and conduct regular meetings with his/her delegated engineering team
  • The IPT lead will be the primary technical point of contact (TPOC) for the engineering team assigned under them. The IPT will assign the work assignments and provide mentorship and oversight to ensure the work is executed effectively.
  • The IPT lead will engage regularly with the PMO to review status on the engineering budget, schedule, and resource needs along with variances that occurs with work projections. These meeting will allow for spend plan updates, and realignments to the baselined work budgeted.
  • The IPT lead will take initiative to work with cross-functional IPT leads to ensure the interfaces, requirements, and design integration are being met.
  • The IPT lead shall maintain flexibility in design changes upon customer requests, or program shifts, while evaluating the risk to budget, schedule, and technical merits. Examine how any changes could impact the overarching system of systems. Final decision authority for these potential changes resides with the PMO.



  • Good attitude; must be a team player, but also efficient working individually.
  • Possess the interest and flexibility to be involved with interdisciplinary engineering tasks
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and possess time management skills to meet deadlines
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance


  • Experience with maritime mechanical systems design and engineering
  • Experience in automation of industrial systems, embedded software engineering, development, and implementation.

  • Experience designing launch and recovery mechanical systems
  • Experience with designing large mechanical connections
  • Experience with configuration management of CAD assemblies



Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, or equivalent from an accredited college or university and 5+ years’ experience in a Mechanical Engineering position.




Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, or equivalent from an accredited college or university and 7+ years’ experience in a Mechanical Engineering position.


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