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Space Systems Full Stack Software Engineer - Junior

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Categories: Software Engineering Req ID: 2023-7302 Potential to Telecommute: Hybrid
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Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Junior level Full Stack Software Engineer to support the Air Force Research Laboratory/Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/RV's) as part of a team of software engineers dedicated to providing a “validated learning” environment for the next generation Space C2 Technology development. This is a full-time position located at Catalyst Campus in Colorado Springs, CO with opportunity to work a hybrid schedule or remotely.

At MTSI, our more than 1,600+ co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose from.  We support some of the most important and critical programs to our national security and defense within aviation, space, ballistic missile and unmanned systems.  We specialize in Systems engineering & integration, modeling & simulation, acquisitions & program support, test & evaluation, mission assurance & cybersecurity to name a few.

As an 100% employee owned company where culture matters we all have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers and we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  As our first core value stats, MTSI is an "employees come first" company with over 29 years of consecutive growth sense 1993 and a 91% retention rate across our entire organization, we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  Check out MTSI's 4.7 rating on GLASSDOOR

Day one all new co-owners start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days + 10 federal holidays/year with (flexible schedules), semi-annual bonuses, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, and eligibility to participate in our Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account.  We also offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement and an optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan.

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As a Junior level Full Stack Software Engineer with MTSI you will be part of the Defense Readiness Agile Gaming Ops Network (DRAGON) Army supporting the Joint Task Force Space Defense Commercial Operations (JCO) Cell in the development of software for both training and operations.  This is a full-time position located at Catalyst Campus in Colorado Springs, CO with opportunity to work a hybrid schedule or remotely.

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to developing:

  • Full Stack application development with emphasis on front-end/client-side experience.
  • Implementing user Interfaces from UI/UX design.
  • Working with data providers and back-end API developers for data access.
  • Using Agile methodologies to develop software.
  • Implementing software using Test Driven Development.


  • 0+ years' relevant experience developing applications with an emphasis on front-end development.
  • Experience developing in ReactJS, Typescript and Java or Python
  • Ability to work efficiently on small, distributed teams.
  • Familiarity with Agile principles.

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience with Containers (Docker, Docker Compose).
  • DevSecOps utilizing test-driven development in Java or Python.
  • Gitlab experience.
  • NiFi experience.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science or higher in Computer Science or related field.

Clearance Requirements:

  • None to start, (Secret Eligible)
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $75,000/year to $100,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on established government contract rates, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, and other factors. MTSI also offers a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via MTSI’s internal or external careers site.

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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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