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Aegis Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Dahlgren, Virginia Categories: Systems Engineering Req ID: 2023-7304 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

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MTSI is seeking a qualified AEGIS Senior Systems Engineer in Dahlgren, VA.

At MTSI, our more than 1,400 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company were culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  

MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.

As a recognized "employee comes first" company with over 26 years of consecutive growth 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.  Day one all new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

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  • Direct support MDA Future concepts program office in the integration of a new technologies into the Aegis Weapons System.
  • Streamline the integration process to support schedule, cost, risk reduction.
  • Under the purview of MDA, provide support for requirement verification through onsite test observation and inspection.
  • Provide Data management and Configuration Management.
  • Provide technical support by reviewing changes and participating in Working Groups as needed.
  • Provide integration and validation support of mechanical, electrical, and integrated systems
  • Program management support for program lifecycle cost, program planning, schedule, and risk management
  • Support all elements of the systems engineering V


  • US Citizenship with Active Secret Clearance
  • Master’s Degree STEM
  • 12+ years of experience Works Independently, as a team member, or leading teams/tasks
  • Ability to apply Engineering rigor to solve engineering/scientific problems
  • Familiarity with Aegis Weapon Systems

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance 
  • Prior experience with Aegis Weapons Systems
  • Experience with Missile Systems Engineering Technical experience in one of the following areas:
  • Fleet operations, systems engineering, missile systems, Aegis Qualifications, etc.


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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.

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