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Advanced Air and Missile Engineer

Location: Huntsville, Alabama Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-7105 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Advanced Air and Missile Engineer in Huntsville, AL.

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 where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future! 

MTSI’s core capabilities run deep across a multitude of areas to include Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance, Integration, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Acquisitions & Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, cybersecurity, space and homeland defense.

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 our industry.  Eligible new co-workers start with 20 days PTO plus 10 federal holidays, 6% 401k company 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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  • The system assessment team supports engineering specialist in the assessment of capabilities and limitations of the Missile Defense System (MDS) to enable well informed decisions. The candidate will work closely with Missile Defense Systems Elements engineering staff, other functional groups, and data analyst to deliver high quality and accurate information to facilitate decisions by the highest level of MDA leadership and Geographical Commanders. Ensure system under test is correctly characterized, capabilities and limitations accurately documented and understood.
  • Develop plans and requirements to support testing and assessments of glide phase intercept and hypersonic missile development
  • Assess technical performance for flight and ground test analysis
  • Provide recommendations on the additions and improvements of the Missile Defense Systems
  • Candidate must be familiar with Air and Missile Defense concepts
  • Candidate must be familiar with the MDS
  • Candidate must have experience in requirements development, development of verification objectives, and development of test objectives, support the Joint Analysis Team (JAT) and serve as system engineering interface to external teams.
  • Contributes to and may lead the planning and implementation of large programs in the function, and regularly interfaces with senior management and executive leadership.
  • Plays a role in overall functional strategic planning.


  • Master's degree (STEM-engineering, math, science, or Information Technology)
  • 12+ years experience in engineering for missile defense related programs.
  • Active US Secret clearance (TS/SCI preferred).
  • Ability to plan and to execute required support, develop clear and concise written products, and present MDS technical matters to MDA senior leaders and MDA warfighter working group meetings in support of MDA/System Assessment.
  • Applicable experience includes Ballistic Missile Defense, Missile Defense System, Integrated Air and Missile Defense, Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Homeland Defense, THAAD, AEGIS BMD, C2BMC, Hypersonic Missile Defense, System-level Engineering Analysis, Architecture Assessment, Threat Analysis, International Engineering
  • Ability to create a positive, collaborative working relationship with representatives and stakeholders for external organizations
  • Demonstrate understanding of system architecture and system
  • Ability to think critically (i.e., research, understand, analyze, synthesize and critique)
  • Experience with missiles interceptors, hypersonic/RF/Radar Sensors, detection/tracking, hypersonic vehicles.
  • Familiarity and experience with the GMD Weapons System


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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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