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Opportunities don’t happen, you create them with Quest Defense

Who we are

Quest Defense is a fast-growing team of exceptionally skilled and experienced engineers, innovators, data scientists, IT and business professionals, focused on creating the most disruptive solutions for our customers.
Based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, Quest Defense primarily focuses on the Aerospace & Defense industry in the United States. The company partners with several strategic players, helping them solve industry challenges by accelerating product design & development, supporting efficient production and supply chains, and providing product lifecycle solutions.

Build your future with Quest Defense

We at Quest Defense believe that getting the right people onboard is the first step towards achieving excellence. Hence, for those seeking new challenges and ways to go beyond the ordinary, QDSS provides the perfect opportunity.
Our team members are empowered to make decisions and take ownership of their teams and customer relationships. We are never satisfied with the status quo and are always in search of better and more efficient ways of solving problems. We value employee satisfaction and work-life balance, which forms the core of all our employee policies.

Employee Benefits

We offer competitive and comprehensive benefits that enable our employees to live a healthy and fulfilling life at and outside of work.

Competitive salary

401(k) match

Flexible schedules

Hybrid work from home/remote working options wherever possible


We have multiple hobby groups for employees to connect with others who enjoy similar interests. They range from Star Wars to Board Games, bread baking to woodworking. Our team has a monthly happy hour at a local brewery, and virtual ones for those not local to our offices.

Social Initiatives by Employees

Our employees are encouraged to pro-actively support various social initiatives to strengthen the community where we live and work. Some of our recent work includes volunteering at local animal shelters, supporting the Ronald McDonald house in Cincinnati by preparing and serving dinner to the families staying there.

Rewards and Recognition

We offer several rewards and recognition programs to keep our team motivated.

Employee Engagement

We have an active group comprising of employees and members of the HR organization that drives employee satisfaction (ESAT) initiatives and events throughout the year.

Sharing knowledge and excellence

Our employees are encouraged to create new frontiers, not just while working for our customers but also by contributing towards the larger technical fraternity. This includes publishing technical papers, attending conferences, internal R&D projects and Technology Demonstrator projects. We help employees to share their learnings through publications and conference presentations like the ASME IGTI Turbo Expo, or AIAA SciTech.

Employees are rewarded for contributing ideas to our “Innovation Portal” and creating solutions for continuous improvement for customers and the overall Quest Defense business.

We have partnerships with leading software/technology companies (Ansys, Nvidia and Microsoft) to deliver proof of concepts and ideas for innovative and next-gen solutions.

“I enjoy working with the (ever-growing!) team here at Quest. I like sharing my knowledge and experience and helping the younger engineers get up to speed on working with GE. It’s also great having the Consulting Engineers available to provide guidance and insight on projects. Finally, the monthly happy hours and team meetings  help me feel connected to the broader team here.”- Bill Lau

“I like working at Quest because of the people. Over the years, I’ve had a few different managers and I’ve enjoyed working for every one of them. Everyone is easy to talk to and open. And all of my coworkers have always been fun and supported. Everyone is always willing to help when there’s a problem that needs solved.”- Samantha Thaxton

“I enjoy working at Quest Defense because of the great team atmosphere. Everyone is willing to help each other out and share their knowledge, and that allows us to do our job better”-  Sean Bex