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Model Based System Engineer

Location: Huntsville, Alabama Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-6807 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Model Based System Engineer  in Huntsville, AL and Colorado Springs, CO.  At MTSI, our more than 1,300 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 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, cyber security, 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.  All new co-workers start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days 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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Model Based System Engineers will provide modeling and engineering support to the MDA for Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) development as part of enterprise architecture.   This position provides Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) support to enhance the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) enterprise architecture. The MBSE modeler works with MDA engineers to capture system behavior and structure, and to explore potential improvements to the system. The position participates in the development of a system-of-systems architecture model, ensuring M&S requirements drive an integrated (System-level) M&S capability.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies
  • Support analysis of BMD governance documents for periodic updates


Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical discipline
  • 3 - 15 years directly related experience. Additional relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Demonstrated understanding of systems engineering experience with M&S systems and their uses
  • Practical experience with MBSE (SysML) (not just UML)
  • Experience with MBSE tools (eg EA Sparx, IBM Rhapsody, Magic Draw) integrated with requirements management tools (eg DOORs) and CM tools (eg SVN, Clearcase)
  • Prior experience supporting development of technical publications
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group
  • Ability to effectively participate and collaborate with functionally and geographically diverse teams of engineering professionals with differing perspectives, skills, and backgrounds
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to non-technical stakeholders and non-MBSE trained people, both in written and spoken forms
  • Ability to provide significant contribution in the areas of creative thinking, problem solving, analytical thinking, strategic thinking and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Energetic, motivated, self-starting

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of the BMD system implementation
  • Previous experience in any of the BMD subcomponents activities
  • Experience working with systems-of-systems or family-of-systems, preferably in a DoD context
  • Experience in the use and analysis of M&S data for complex systems, preferable for the BMDS
  • Ability to lead functionally and geographically dispersed teams of engineering professionals with differing perspectives, skills, and backgrounds

Clearance Requirements:

Active secret clearance required.

Please Note:  U.S. Citizenship is required for most MTSI positions.



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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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