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Joint Simulation Environment - Deputy to the Chief Engineer

Location: Edwards Air Force Base, California Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2023-7369 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

Own Your Future.

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking Deputy to the Chief Engineer to join our growing team developing the new Joint Simulation Environment at Edwards AFB in Lancaster, CA.

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


Act as deputy to the Joint Simulation Environment Chief Engineer
o Assist the customer with organizational leadership
o Represent the interests of JSE at stakeholder meetings
o Assist in shaping the architecture, vision, and use cases for the Joint Simulation Environment
o Assist the customer with defining department roles and responsibilities

Participate system design and architecture development
o Reads and understands customer requirements documents (test plans, training plans, etc.)
o Translates customer requirements into requirements simulation architecture
o Assists in writing and reviewing system requirements documents, support plans, and other execution materials
o Assist with evaluating vendor proposals for procurement

Plan data analysis and development of reporting products for customers
o Creates data requests per organization standards. Delivers these data requests to data management personnel
o Processes, conditions, or analyzes raw simulation data per test/training support plans and/or associated data analysis plans
o Assists with data packaging and delivery to customers per test/training support plans or associated data analysis plans


Required Qualifications
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an engineering discipline
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired qualifications
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in flight test (operations engineer, test conductor/director, or discipline engineer)
• Experience using Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) or Digital Integrated Air Defense System (DIADS) simulator software.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program

Travel Requirements
Up to 20% travel may be required.

Clearance Requirements
Active Secret security clearance granted within the last six years, with the ability to gain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance. Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility desired.

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.

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