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Flight Test Engineer

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Job ID: 2023-8519 Potential to Telecommute: No
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A 100% employee-owned and operated technology firm, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Engineering & Transformation, Space Systems, Unmanned Systems, Flight Test Engineering, Modeling and Simulation, Cybersecurity, and DevOps for advanced defense and intelligence special programs. MTSI delivers first-choice capabilities to solve problems of global importance. We are proud of our proven track record of outstanding service and customer satisfaction.

We work hard to protect our reputation by providing quality technical and programmatic work and employing ethical, honest, and fair business practices. Founded in 1993, MTSI today has employees at over 20 offices and field sites worldwide.

  • Full Time
  • Level: TS/SCI
  • Travel: Minimal (if any)

Success Profile

What makes a successful candidate? See if you have what it takes.

When you join our engineering team, you'll collaborate on some of the most advanced development programs for our Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence customers. Together as a team, you will typically work on-site with our government customers to go above and beyond to deliver effective solutions. Come and join a 100% employee-owned workplace that encourages you to take control of your career success.

  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Versatile

Our Culture

Since 1993, co-founders have collaborated to put employees first and make our customers successful. When you work at a 100% employee-owned company, you're empowered to think and act like an owner. Whether you're interested in learning new skills or taking your career to the next level, we put our employees first so we can help make your professional goals happen. We believe that by investing in our people, we're investing in our company's future.


  • Additional source of substantial retirement
  • Employees share in ownership of MTSI without any personal contribution or
  • Our ESOP is the best way to ensure we
    maintain an enduring company
  • Participants receive both allocations of the annual company contributions and growth in account value as the shares of stock may appreciate

I take pride in watching the contribution
that our people have made toward national priorities.

Phil Soucy
Chairman of the Board
and Co-founder

Own your environment

See what it means to lead the nation’s defense and security.


At MTSI, we want our employees to live their best lives – personally and professionally. That’s why we offer employee-driven, industry-leading benefits and compensation, so you can explore and pursue passions. Most full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:


Own Your Future.

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Flight Test Engineer to support our operations in Las Vegas, NV.  

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.

For more information about MTSI, please visit


MTSI is seeking a Flight Test Engineer to support aircraft system and subsystems testing on the B-21 Raider and B-2 Spirit. Duty location is Las Vegas but travel to other work locations will be required. This position can be filled at a mid to senior level engineer depending on the experience of the candidate selected.

• Work with customers to plan, execute, and report on B-21 Raider and B-2 Spirit flight test events
• Work with customers to plan and design test events to obtain necessary data to address flight test objectives
• Develop technically adequate test objectives, data requirements, data collection methodologies and go/no-go criteria to inform strategic platform requirements and modeling and simulation needs
• Perform reviews of aircraft specification requirements to ensure the data management and analysis plan (DMAP) provides proper data collection for real-time and post-mission data processing and evaluation
• Execute safe, secure, effective, and efficient elevated-risk flight test events that will stress the airframe outside of the heart of its flight envelope
• Collaborate with data analysts to oversee the data analysis process and build actionable executive-level test reports.
• Make quick decisions during test missions, direct real-time aircraft corrections, and coordinate rapidly with test team members to adjust the mission flow as necessary to meet mission data collection goals
• Conduct thorough mission debriefs to ensure all relevant mission events are understood and to identify lessons learned to be applied to future missions
• Assist in data analysis and review as required to facilitate correct interpretation of the mission data.
• Support the creation of test engineering documentation: Test plans, Safety Packages, Data Analysis Management Plans, Technical Review Board Briefs, Safety Review Board Briefs, Test Readiness Briefs, Test Cards, and Test Reports
• Capable and willing to work in a remote environment with a highly motivated team.


Required Skills/Experience:
• Minimum of 5 years of flight test experience
• Have a "Team" mentality towards providing integrated engineering support for design reviews, test planning working groups, test card preparation, disciplined test execution, and collaborate/author on post-flight reports
• Work well in a team environment as well as independently and have above average communication and writing skills

• Excellent communication, organization, analytical, and leadership skills, attention to detail
• Position requires willingness to accept changing and evolving roles & responsibilities in support of customers’ requirements and needs.
• Positive attitude, self-starter and an ability to work with little supervision

Desired Experience/Skills:

• B-21 Raider and/or B-2 Spirit flight test experience highly desired

USAF / Navy Test Pilot School Graduate (Pilot, NAV, or Engineer)
• Mission Control Room experience directing ground / flight test events while monitoring performance parameters
• Experience with Electronic Warfare testing
• Experience in coordinating and executing tests on various government open air test ranges
• Experience with "modeling houses" (e.g., MIT/LL, JHU/APL, GTRI, EZJA, etc) to reconcile differences between predicted and actual system performance
• Experience with data analysis tools (MATLAB, Python, etc)

Required Education:
• Bachelor and/or Master of Science (Aeronautical/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Math, Computer Science or Physics)

Clearance Requirements:
Current Active Top Secret clearance required.  

U.S. Citizenship is required


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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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