Careers at LGS


LGS Innovations is seeking leaders and professionals in engineering, research and development, program management, the sciences, and systems architecture who are committed to addressing our customers’ communications challenges. We are a rapidly growing company looking for creative, intelligent, and entrepreneurial individuals who place great value on their work and contributions both to the company and to the nation. We work to develop our talent from within, and promote diversity across our workforce.

LGS Innovations is a technology company delivering mission-critical communications products, R&D, and supporting services to U.S. defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies, state and local governments, critical infrastructure operators, and commercial customers around the world. We create advanced solutions in wireless communications, signals processing and analysis, optical networking, photonics, routing and switching, and spectrum management.

These solutions drive mission success in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR), cyberspace operations, and network assurance. By incorporating best-in-class commercial and custom technologies with a full suite of offerings in research and development, engineering, integration, and product applications, our solutions improve efficiency, reduce costs, and provide an information advantage to our customers.

LGS has a history and culture of innovation, and maintains strong ties to our Bell Labs legacy of inventive development. Our intellectual curiosity keeps us on the cutting edge of technology and leverages our 75-year history of creating next-generation communications solutions to support critical operations.

LGS Innovations is a U.S.-owned company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices across the U.S. and overseas. We employ more than 1,000 associates around the world, including 750 scientists and engineers. Do you have a passion for innovation? So do we.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



At LGS, we recognize that being happy in your work and life is easier when you join an employer that understands your personal and professional needs.

LGS Innovations provides its employees with competitive compensation packages and a full array of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, an immediate and robust Paid Time Off plan, paid parental leave (for moms and dads), tuition assistance, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), among other leaves and perks.

We also think beyond standard 401(k), medical/dental, and PTO offerings – we know today’s workforce leads dynamic lives outside the office that enable them to produce creative, innovative work in the office. Not only does LGS provide all the standard benefits you would expect from a rapidly growing organization, but we also offer additional incentives like periodic access to free professional sports tickets and employee discounts on automobiles, electronics, travel packages, and entertainment. And with a tuition reimbursement plan well above industry average, LGS is always encouraging employee growth and education – and because we know that everyone has a life outside of work, the majority of our employees are eligible to take part in flexible work schedules and a bi-weekly flex time program.

LGS Innovations benefits include:

  • Medical – (HSA and PPO)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid time off (PTO) starting at 20 days
  • 600 hours of carry-over PTO balances per year
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Discounts

Company Culture

LGS Innovations offers flexibility, entrepreneurial spirit, and opportunities for growth along with the ability to apply this insight and expertise to address the networking and communications needs of government and commercial organizations worldwide, ensuring that customers receive the highest quality products, services, solutions, and research and development.

Our company culture provides the opportunity to think outside the box and work together to create state-of-the-market communications technologies and cost-effective networking solutions.  At LGS Innovations, we put a high priority on:

Ideas: We place great value on our most valuable asset - the creative personnel who have helped to shape our history of innovation and vision for the future.  The LGS Innovation Initiative encourages employees to submit their ideas for corporate investment and development. Employee idea generation and cultivation leads to technological advancements that will enable greater customer satisfaction, establishing a corporate culture of creativity while driving the innovation from the core.

STEM Education: LGS Innovations has worked with organizations like the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the Colorado School of Mines, and many other organizations to support crucial academic developmental skills in the sciences and help build the future of our country’s engineering workforce. We help promote early involvement and cross discipline studies within the STEM fields through:

  • Internship and recruiting programs with over 24 educational institutions across the nation.
  • Executive involvement on multiple university advisory boards to encourage and advise on interdisciplinary STEM curricula.
  • “Recruiting Tomorrow’s Engineers Today” pilot program with the Colorado School of Mines
  • $5,000 annual scholarships for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students enrolled in ABET-certified STEM curricula programs

Community Involvement: From school supply drives, to human services activities, to work with local and national organizations that seek to better the lives of those in the community, LGS employees look for ways to benefit those around them. Various drives and fundraisers hosted by LGS Innovations contribute to local needs and services such as food assistance, utility assistance, shelter assistance, transportation to job interviews, and financial counseling.

Veteran’s Support: With a goal of supporting the nation’s troops and bettering the lives of veterans, LGS Innovations has implemented several donation campaigns and fundraising activities that benefit organizations such as Homes for our Troops®, Operation Support Our Troops, the Boulder Crest Retreat, and the Wounded Warrior Project®.

Why Work Here

LGS Innovations is devoted to creating cutting-edge solutions to our mission-driven investments and contracts. We have a history and culture of innovation, and our people advancements in C4ISR, cyberspace operations, and network assurance. By providing our employees the opportunity to think outside of the box and work collaboratively, we create state-of-the-market communications technologies and cost-effective networking solutions.

We invest in our employees, and together we have created a great place to work! As a three-time Washington Post Top Workplace, we take pride in what we have to offer the people who come to work for us. By encouraging innovative thinking at every level, our employees are constantly pushing themselves and their teams to advance the technology that makes a difference. Our entrepreneurial spirit offers opportunities for growth while addressing the networking and communications needs of government and commercial organizations worldwide, ensuring that customers receive the highest quality products, services, solutions, and research and development.

Don’t take our word for it, watch our employees share why they love working at LGS Innovations.

Want to hear more? Check out our YouTube channel to learn more about our innovative technology and inventive employees.

LGS is hiring at our offices across the country and abroad!

                                       Lisle, IL                                                                Florham Park, NJ                                                       Westminster, CO








Intern Program

Summer STEM Internships at LGS Innovations

Looking for a summer internship where you can apply your computer science, cybersecurity, or engineering knowledge on real-world programs? Want to learn how to build solutions in high demand by government and commercial customers? Look no further than LGS Innovations, the leader in advanced networking and communications solutions.

LGS Innovations offers paid summer internships at our offices across the country in a variety of advanced and exciting areas in wired and wireless communications, networking, optical systems, electrical/mechanical/aerospace engineering, and all manner of signal processing applications and systems/software development.

LGS summer internships are open to U.S.-based college students or recent graduates whose areas of study include the above areas as well as physics, mathematics, or similar STEM disciplines.

As an LGS Intern, you’ll enjoy:

  • Competitively compensated internships on world-leading R&D and product development teams
  • Leadership opportunities in individual or team-based projects
  • Eligibility for $2,500 ‘Star Scholar’ award

Summer interns may also have opportunities to attend lunch-and-learn sessions and social activities.

Sound interesting? Check out our open positions and make plans to visit us at one our recruiting events. Some of the schools we are visiting in 2017 include:

  • Georgia Tech
  • Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech.
  • Univ. of Colorado Boulder
  • Univ. of Virginia
  • NC State
  • Univ. of Illinois - Chicago
  • University of South Florida
  • NYU/Poly
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.
  • Cornell Univ.
  • BYU
  • Dartmouth College
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Fairleigh Dickinson/Drew Univ./College of Saint Elizabeth
  • Johns Hopkins Univ.
  • The College of New Jersey
  • Colorado State Univ.
  • N.Carolina Agriculture & Tech. St. Univ.
  • Virginia Tech
  • Cooper Union
  • University of Maryland- College Park
  • Stevens Institute of Technology

For more information on LGS Internships, please contact Krista Hadley at (303) 920-6686.

LGS Innovations is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


LGS Technical Engineering Career Invitationals Coming in July!

Upcoming Career Fair in High Point, NC!

Submit your application today and join us for an Invitational Career Fair on September 7 at our High Point, NC office!

Shape the future of technology and communications! We’re hiring in Colorado, New Jersey, Virginia, and North Carolina.
Are you an engineer with a creative technical mind? If you’re looking to take your career in an innovative direction, check out LGS – we have a unique approach to addressing our nation’s most difficult scientific and engineering challenges – and we’re hiring!

We are looking for the best and brightest engineers, scientists, designers, and developers to join us. Submit your resume for open positions in our offices across the country:

Westminster, CO  |  Florham Park, NJ  |  Herndon, VA  |  High Point, NC

Our challenges are interesting, the pay and benefits are great, and this year we are giving away a Tesla as an employee referral bonus. You have to be in it to win it!

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