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Radar Sustainment Engineer

Location: Huntsville, Alabama Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-7068 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Radar Sustainment 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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  • Assess and implement sustainment plans and procedures for terminal mode AN/TPY-2 radars sustained by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
  • Provide input into weekly Cross Product Team (CPT), Integrated Product Team (IPT), and Health and Status meetings with Raytheon (prime contractor) and MDA THAAD project office in order to solve pressing engineering issues.
  • Analyze proposed AN/TPY-2 maintenance actions and provide recommendations to leadership for changes to proposed maintenance plans. Review Quarterly Maintenance Period (QMP) plans and provide recommendations for approval to leadership.
  • Verify and validate change actions against requirements including specifications, unique performance measures and Missile Defense Agency Mission Assurance Provision (MAP) requirements.
  • Travel to radar sites to support and assist in implementing QMP actions. Analyze and solve issues, which arose during QMP actions as the official MDA representative on-site.
  • Travel to radar sites to support development and sell-off of new radar hardware. Provide analysis and recommendations to leadership to assist in determining acceptability of new radar hardware prior to acquisition by the government.
  • Support the 24/7 Engineer On-Call rotation. Provide immediate engineering assistance during radar downing events.
  • Oversee hardware and software verification and validation testing.
  • Provide technical support to Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), Design Reviews (PDR, CDR, FDR)
  • Evaluate contractor performance analysis and perform their own data assessments as required
  • Review and understand Development Contractor’s Statement of Work (SOW) requirements and deliverables/Objective Evidence (OE) such as contract data requirements lists (CDRLs)


  • Working knowledge of Radar Hardware
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Fielding of an operational asset (Preferably for MDA)
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical hardware drawings
  • Experience with quality control
  • Manufacturing and production
  • Competent in the MS Office software suite (Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel) with SharePoint experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills while networking across organizations within MDA
  • MA/MS in a related Engineering field - with 5 years’ of related Hardware experience


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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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