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Large Exercise and Flag Event Project Officer

Location: Eglin Air Force Base, Florida Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-7140 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description


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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Large Exercise and Flag Event Project Officer to support our operations at Eglin AFB in Niceville, FL.  

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

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The Multi Domain Test Force requires a Senior or Principal engineer to serve as project officer at Edwards AFB [Eglin AFB] to plan and execute flight test operations in support of large exercises and flag events.


Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years of direct hands on experience in all phases of planning, executing and managing developmental or operational flight tests
• Minimum of 4 years as a mission commander or test director or air boss for large force exercises or test events (>25 aircraft)
• Minimum of 4 years as an instructor or evaluator in a tactical major weapons system or mission control room
• Previous experience with multi-domain integration
• Previous experience in "Flag-level" mission planning processes
• Reputation of being a team player and possess a passion for flight test
• Possess maturity and professionalism to lead the execution of a flight test missions, briefings and oversee teams of engineers/operators in a control room or aircraft
• Willingness to accept changing and evolving roles & responsibilities in support of customers’ requirements and need
• Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently

Desired Qualifications:
• Test Pilot School or Weapons School graduate a plus
• Previous experience as an aircrew member (Pilot, WSO, EWO, etc.) desired

Education Requirements:
A bachelors degree in a STEM field of study is required.

Clearance Requirements:
Active Top Secret Clearance required. SCI and SAP eligibility required.

20% travel may be required.

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.

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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