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Airspace Expert

Location: Beavercreek, Ohio Categories: Other Req ID: 2023-7336 Potential to Telecommute: Yes
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Job Description

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MTSI is a 100% employee owned by more than 1,300 engineers, analysts, and professionals dedicated to providing high caliber services to aerospace and defense and intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join us as we grow.

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. Eligible new co-workers start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days/year, 10 holidays/year, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in annual tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

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Airspace Expert for AFWERX, the center of innovation for the Air Force. Oversees the integration of unmanned and manned vehicles in military restricted airspace and FAA-controlled airspace.


Work with military, federal, state, and local government, academia, and industry partners on Airspace Integration, Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM), and Advanced Air Mobility efforts.

Work with military and FAA personnel to help plan, set up, execute, and report on tests of autonomous vehicles in the Springfield Certificate of Authorization (COA) restricted airspace.

Provide expert analysis of proposed UTM systems, air traffic control operations, and ground and flight operations of manned and unmanned aircraft within these proposed systems.

Manage projects and contracts on these efforts.

Perform analyses and create briefings, white papers, and other products explaining these analyses.


U.S. Citizenship is required.

Secret Clearance is highly preferred. People with no security clearance will be considered.

6+ years of operating in or managing DoD and civilian airspace is highly desired.
FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and Remote Pilot Certificate (FAA Part 107) is desired.

Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent is desired.

Experience in performing technical analyses and reporting on them is desired.

Experience with DoD acquisition is desired. Must be able to interact with DoD subject matter experts in all areas of the acquisition process.

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the DoD Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) and the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) processes.

Demonstrate a detailed understanding of Airspace Management; Regulations & Standards; Communication & Control, Navigation, Surveillance; Airspace Security; Weather and Vertiport/AAM Infrastructure.

Able to operate independently with little supervision.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or an aviation field from an accredited college/university.


This position requires being onsite at frequent Springfield Ohio meetings and test events and requires occasional travel to other government and industry locations but allows teleworking otherwise.



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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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