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Senior Test Engineer

Location: Beavercreek, Ohio Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2023-7556 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Test Engineer in Dayton, OH.

The Test Engineer will support our Air Force Life Cycle Management Center customer at WPAFB, OH. The customer organization is responsible for capability development and development planning. The Test Engineer will work with internal and external stakeholders to plan, execute, assess, and document Developmental Testing (DT) and Operational Testing (OT) of tactical command and control (C2) systems. This position will be co-located with the customer at WPAFB, OH. The position will include up to 1 week of travel per month to vendor sites and test exercises.

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 - Most Full-Time Staff Are Eligible for: 
    • Starting PTO accrual of 20 days PTO/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, like life and disability insurance
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is a 100% employee-owned engineering services and solutions company that provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Transformation, Modeling and Simulation, Rapid Capability Development, Test and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, Cybersecurity and Mission Assurance.

MTSI delivers capabilities to solve problems of global importance. Founded in 1993, MTSI today has employees at over 20 offices and field sites worldwide.

For more information about MTSI, please visit


Duties to be independently executed include but are not limited to:

• Standup Integrated Test Team (ITT) Charter for developing and managing the T&E Strategy, Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) and other required documentation, as well as forming subgroups and identifying T&E resource requirements.
• Assist in developing the T&E Strategy that integrates policy, program requirements, cost & resource estimates, evaluation framework, and overall schedule to accomplish program goals.
• Coordinate the planning, management, and oversight of DT/OT activities and maintain oversight of Contractor and Participating Test Organization (PTO) T&E activities supporting the program.
• Document test activities, including writing test reports, analyzing test data, and making recommendations to the Lead Engineer and leadership.
• Support developmental hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) and software-in-the-loop (SIL) testing in a digital environment, as well as live fire testing (LFT) in an operational environment.
• Establish trusted and influential relationships with customers, vendors, and other stakeholders.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to coordinate with both internal and external organizations to accomplish common goals.
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


• Minimum 15 years of engineering experience, with a focus on developmental test or operational test (DT/OT).
• B.S. in Engineering or other relevant technical discipline.
• Experience in SIL/HIL testing
• Active Top Secret security clearance, current within five (5) years.
• Knowledge of DoD T&E policies, practices, procedures.
• Ability to travel to vendor sites and test exercises as needed.
• Experience in writing/translating test documents such as TEMP, DT/OT plans
• Experience with ACAT I/II acquisition programs is highly desirable
• Must be a team player and be able to work within all levels of a project team.
• Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated ability to shift from one project to another in a dynamic, agile work environment.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to clearly translate client technical needs into technical specifications.
• Demonstrated ability to independently execute, lead, and complete tasks; drive projects to closure, assimilate and correlate project information in a fast-paced environment.
Desired Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Government policies, directives, standards, handbooks, and pamphlets as well as DoD-adopted industry standards relating to security is highly desired.
• Specialized knowledge in any of the following areas: tactical sensors, missile defense effectors, tactical data link networks, sensor/effector integration
• 15 years of DT/OT engineering experience.
• Knowledge of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s framework, directives, and policies.
• Experience working on-site in a government client environment.

Security Clearance Level Required: Top Secret
Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required.


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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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