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VMS Engineer

Location: Beavercreek, Ohio Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2023-7436 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Modeling and Simulation Systems Analyst to support the Advanced Programs Branch Sensors Directorate (AFRL/RY) at WPAFB, Ohio.

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


  • Advise and assist in managing the development, integration and sustainment of advanced aircraft weapon systems, subsystems, devices and support equipment with a particular emphasis on avionics.
  • Provide engineering application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes to the acquisition, development, and sustainment of phased radar array systems, including distributed receiver/exciters, processors, operating system, middleware, sensor manager, and active electronically steerable array (AESA) elements.
  • Work with Government personnel to oversee complex radar work, such as electronic circuits, circuit elements, equipment, systems, and associated phenomena concerned with electromagnetic or acoustical wave energy or electrical information, resulting in a wide area surveillance (WAS) system for military operations.
  • Apply experimental theories, new applications or developments to improve operations and/or resolve unique or complex/controversial problems, conditions or issues.
  • Provides technical engineering expertise in both written and oral form for airborne radar systems for the design, development, production, and procurement of avionics subsystems and integration into air vehicles.
  • Demonstrates significant technical knowledge and understanding of airborne radar principles and associated theory through modeling and technical briefs and paper.
  • Applies broad engineering knowledge in analyzing and developing solutions to a wide variety of airborne radar technology issues: receivers, transmitters, antenna design, resolution, mode development/techniques, computer processing and software algorithms.
  • Knowledgeable of state of the art and advanced airborne radar sensor technologies and constituent components.
  • Applies technical engineering expertise of radar system integration with other sensors, systems, and pilot-vehicle display
  • Provides technical expertise to reduce technology, engineering, integration, manufacturing, sustainment, schedule, and cost risk, and conducting the systems development and integration effort.
  • Defines technology maturation, technical risk reduction, test conditions and objectives, and other system activities.
  • Evaluates and manages requirements, functional and physical architectures, and interfaces.


Required Knowledge Skills Abilities:

  • Engineer with at least 10 years of experience  
  • Familiarity with MIL-HDBK-516, Airworthiness Certification Criteria
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-1796, Avionics Integrity Program
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly desirable to have aircraft weapon system, subsystems (especially avionics), electronics and technical data experience on ACAT I aircraft acquisition program(s) across the DoD

Education Requirement:  Requires a Bachelor's degree in electronics/electrical engineering, or related technical field

Clearance Requirements:  Must have relevant experience with SAP/SAR or TS/SCI program content within last five (5) years (e.g. briefed into special access information)

Note: US Citizenship is required for this position due to contract requirements

Travel within CONUS may be required up to 20%.




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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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