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Senior Engineer for Joint Warfighting Capabilities

Location: Alexandria, Virginia Categories: Other Req ID: 2022-7170 Potential to Telecommute: Hybrid
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Job Description

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Engineer for Joint Warfighting Capabilities.

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

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As the Senior Engineer for Joint Warfighting Capabilities, you will provide technical expertise for warfighting capability development, integration, and transition of new technologies that close time-critical gaps in high-priority, multi-component warfighting missions.

Daily work is conducted as an integrated team member of the Multi-Domain Joint Operations (MDJO) Directorate under the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Mission Capabilities (DCTO(MC)) within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).

Work locations are in the DC metropolitan area with opportunities for situational telework.

Primary responsibilities are to:

  • Provide subject-matter expertise in joint warfighting technologies and capabilities.
  • Deliver technical assessments and analysis to provide recommended innovative approaches, technologies, and capabilities to address critical joint warfighting capability gaps.
  • Provide technical analysis and advice to inform capability requirements development and validation through the JCIDS process.
  • Provide technical expertise to inform mission engineering studies, prototype development, experimentation, and global integrated wargaming.
  • Collaborate with Service, Joint Staff, and OSD stakeholders to support the transition of technologies from prototypes and joint experimentation activities to Service programs of record.
  • Prepare and deliver reports and briefings to DoD leadership.


  • Master’s degree in Engineering or a related technical field.
  • Technical expertise in Joint Fires, Joint Command & Control, Joint Information Advantage, and/or Joint Contested Logistics.
  • Experience leading the planning and execution of complex engineering and systems analysis efforts for the DoD and/or IC.
  • At least 15 years of relevant work experience.
  • Executive presence with highly effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop high-quality, professional briefings and written reports to succinctly capture key issues for DoD decision-makers.
  • Self-starter, able to take initiative and accomplish work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • JCIDS experience working with the Joint Staff in the military requirements process is desired.
  • OSD, Joint Staff, and/or Service Staff experience is desired.
  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) and Special Access Programs (SAP).

NOTE: the information in the job announcement has NOT been reviewed and approved by the referenced Government customer/program office/team



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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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