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Systems Engineer

Location: Huntsville, Alabama Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2023-7406 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineer to support a Missile Defense Agency (MDA) acquisition program office in Huntsville, AL.  The candidate will support software and hardware development activities, system and sub-system integration, sustaining engineering, test and evaluation, and system operations for missile defense technologies and applications.

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

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is a 100% employee-owned engineering services and solutions company that provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Transformation, Modeling and Simulation, Rapid Capability Development, Test and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, Cybersecurity and Mission Assurance.

MTSI delivers capabilities to solve problems of global importance. Founded in 1993, MTSI today has employees at over 20 offices and field sites worldwide.

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As a mid-level Systems Engineer with MTSI you will support software and hardware development activities, system and sub-system integration, sustaining engineering, test and evaluation, and system operations for missile defense technologies and applications. This position will be located in the Huntsville, AL area. 

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • You will Monitor and Coordinate hardware/software development activities and provide technical guidance on the implementation of requirements.
  • Analyze software and hardware baseline as a result of operational needs, technology obsolescence, and/or system enhancements to maintain operational effectiveness and readiness.
  • Support sustaining engineering activities such as emplacing and operating system platforms, monitoring system performance, O-level repairs, and operator training.
  • Support test events and provide engineering and validation assessments to ensure systems meet the intended purpose and have operational utility.
  • Support test readiness reviews, technical interchange meetings, technology readiness assessments and levels, system design reviews (PDR, CDR, FDR), and Agile software design processes.


  • 5+ years' of related system engineering experience.
  • Capable of performing as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems.
  • Self-starter with enthusiasm and capacity to learn in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (25%) CONUS and OCONUS.

Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience with Missile Defense systems and applications.
  • Familiarity and experience with Linux Operating systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with RF technologies and hardware

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field. 
  • Master’s degree in a STEM field, (DESIRED).

Clearance Requirements:  

  • Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

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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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