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Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2023-7425 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

Own Your Future.

MTSI is seeking a qualified Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO.

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


Provide technical assistance to the Director of M&S Enterprise Engineering (M&S EE), who is responsible for chairing design reviews, establishing architecture and design standards, managing Enterprise Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), and synchronizing M&S across the Agency. This position performs engineering duties to elicit stakeholder requirements and mission needs, define functional requirements, draft, and review technical documents, serve as executive agent for technical reviews, facilitate M&S and digital engineering transformation initiatives, and represent M&S EE in agency tiger teams and working groups.


  • Master’s degree in a STEM field. 12+ years of relevant experience 
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Demonstrated understanding of systems engineering, software engineering, hardware/software integration, and data engineering disciplines across the system lifecycle (i.e. requirements, design, development, test, and deployment)
  • Experience with analysis, test, and systems engineering for one or more elements (subsystems) of the MDS (i.e. Aegis, THAAD, Patriot, IBCS, GMD, Sensors, or C2).
  • Experience gathering and specifying system requirements through internal and external stakeholder coordination and collaboration
  • Exposure to requirements, architecture, and descriptive modeling tools such as IBM tools suites (i.e., DOORS NG, Rhapsody, Engineering Workflow Management)
  • Ability to think critically (i.e. research, understand, analyze, synthesize, and critique), creating solutions to new and one-of-a-kind program challenges and issues as they arise
  • Ability to lead and create a positive, collaborative working relationship with representatives and stakeholders from functionally and geographically dispersed internal and external organizations
  • Clearly communicates complex ideas; produces and presents clear, well-organized presentations, in relevant terms for audiences at all levels
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office products to communicate technical and programmatic information

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with requirements, design, development, integration, validation, test, or operations of M&S used in test and evaluation or performance assessment of complex weapons systems or system of systems.
  • Experience working in or with the Missile Defense Agency and understanding of its organizational structure and mission
  • Experience performing trade studies, technology refresh and insertion planning and maturity assessments
  • Experience writing, presenting, and coordinating product and engineering plans, policies, and procedures


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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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