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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: McLean, Virginia Categories: Analyst Req ID: 2024-9123 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

Own Your Future. Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer.

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


As an Senior Engineer supporting this customer, you will be responsible for providing program, systems engineering, and acquisition support to the government team lead. 


Provide engineering support for program management execution of an advanced USN platform program. Work with program teams to develop program objectives, integrated roadmaps, detailed schedules, and program budgets.  Support the development of technical documentation including, but not limited to, statements of work and specifications, leadership briefs, specific engineering briefs related to the subject matter.  Analyze manufacturer’s proposals as permitted by law and regulation. Facilitate and provide engineering support throughout the design, integration, and test and execution processes.

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

  • Providing program, systems engineering, and acquisition support to the government team lead 
  • Collect, complete, organize and interpret technical data relating to weapons system acquisition projects 
  • Engage with programs to assess performance-to-plan and technical risks 
  • Track program/project status and schedules  
  • Perform analysis of project status and generate high quality technical reports and presentations 
  • Communicate with Government team counterparts 



  • Knowledge of DoD systems engineering requirements, acquisition policies, and Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Systems (PPBS).
  • BS in a technical field such as engineering, mathematics or physics or equivalent experience.
  • 7 years of business/management/development/ integration experience with ships, aircraft, weapons, and/or operation


  • Knowledge and capability in planning, management, budgeting, coordinating technical requirements, and contract requirements.
  • 3 years of command and control (C2) experience.

Clearance Requirements:

  • TOP SECRET clearance with eligibility for SCI/SAP.


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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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