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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Lorton, Virginia Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-6961 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our growing team in Washington, DC.


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 are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.


Recognized as an "employee comes first" company with over 27 years of consecutive growth we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  Day one all new co-workers start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days, 6% 401k 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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For additional company information, please visit:  www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

As a Senior Systems Engineer you will support the development and operations of a complex, large-scale enterprise IT family of systems. This will consist of engineering projects that will develop and implement next-generation IT tools, systems, and capabilities for the warfighter.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Advise and engage with the Government PM regarding systems integration issues by evaluating components; developing and completing performance tests; analyzing test data; studying project requirements; analyzing user and potential user input; evaluating similar and related products and systems; develop technical documentation, system architecture, and system design documentation
  • Verify outcomes of designated programs’ development efforts by observing system function, reviewing measures against required performance, and ensuring traceability of accomplished system function to Required Performance Measures (RPM) or Key Performance Parameters (KPP)
  • Engage with Operational Test & Assessment team personnel; maintain awareness of status and schedule of programs of interest
  • Participate in reviews of systems and elements under development to ensure traceability of requirements
  • Analyze complex information and independently takes appropriate actions to resolve problems

Qualifications:

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Must have experience working with Special Access Programs (SAPs)

  • Master degree or higher in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a similar field

  • Minimum 12 years of experience developing system-of-systems functional mission architectures and capabilities using proven methodologies for complex DOD communications based programs including migration of legacy systems into modernized net-centric, service oriented architectures

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) required

Educational Requirements:

  • Master's degree Computer Science, Systems Engineering or equivalent technical degree required.

Clearance Required:

  • TS/SCI (top secret/SCI)

Location:

  • National Capital Region (NCR) 

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 jobs@mtsi-va.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

MTSI posts all open positions of employment here on our official website Careers page. MTSI Recruiters will always make direct personal contact with candidates by either speaking directly via telephone call, face-to-face video conference, or in-person, and will never conduct interviews or extend offers of employment via text or using messaging applications. If you believe you may be the victim of employment fraud, we encourage you to contact the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) thru their website: reportfraud.ftc.gov.