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T-7 Flight Test Engineer / Test Conductor

Location: Edwards Air Force Base, California Categories: Test Engineering Req ID: 2022-7059 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description


Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a T-7 Flight Test Engineer / Test Conductor to join our growing team at Edwards AFB in Lancaster, California.

At MTSI, our more than 1,500 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 where 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.

Recognized as an "employee comes first" company with over 27 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 accrue 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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This position coordinates flight test activities among multiple engineering disciplines in support of a wide range of T-7 related test programs. This individual should possess the ability to understand air vehicle system architecture, design and subsystems integration, and mission systems avionics. 

Tasks and responsibilities are inclusive of but not limited to:
• Support the execution of flight test missions as Test Conductor (TC) or Test Director (TD), overseeing a team of discipline engineers in mission control room
• Monitor performance parameters of experimental and operational systems during flights
• Participate in development of the overall plans such as test points, test cards, etc.
• Provide integrated engineering support for design reviews, test planning working groups, test card prep, execution, and post flight reports
• Participate in and support test programs for design reviews
• Schedule meetings and liaison with test ranges, etc.
• Perform mechanical/electrical review of aircraft systems, sub-systems, and components to ensure proper test plans and data collection in flight test.
• Generate post flight mission reports and other detailed formal reports


This individual will be a team player and have a passion for flight test. This position requires flexibility and the ability to adapt to responsibilities that may change and evolve, as to support the customers’ requirements and needs. This position requires professionalism and the ability to interact with all levels. This individual will be required to work both in a team environment as well as independently.

Education Requirements:
Bachelors in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical or a related field)


Experience with aircraft flight test is desired.  

Clearance Requirements:
Current Secret or Top Secret security clearance (desired)


Travel is required for this position.

U.S. Citizenship 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.

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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