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Senior Systems Engineer - Survivability

Location: Northern View Estates, Virginia Categories: Systems Engineering Req ID: 2022-6855 Potential to Telecommute: No
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Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer and Technical Advisor (SETA) in Survivability.  You will support a small, highly empowered team in our National Capital Region (NCR), where every member is directly responsible for mission success.  You will provide expert technical guidance to support the development and sustainment of advanced low observable aircraft

At MTSI, our more than 1,500+ 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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MTSI is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer and Technical Advisor (SETA) in Survivability in the National Capital Region (NCR). The individual will provide expert technical guidance to support the development and sustainment of advanced low observable aircraft.

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

  • You will providing Technical Program Management support to USG Program Manager.
  • Lead and perform technical evaluation of prime and sub-contractor proposals
  • Provide Systems Engineering Support:
    • Assist engineering teams in developing aircraft specifications.
    • Review and assess requirements verification plans.
    • Review and assess test and evaluation plan.
    • Review and assess test data and report evaluation findings.
  • Provide coordination and guidance to various-disciplined engineering teams supporting the development, integration and test of advanced low observable aircraft.
  • Provide performance assessments.
  • Support the development of support subsystems that enhance aircraft survivability and maintainability.
  • Provide coordination and guidance to contractors and government engineering and test personnel.


  • 10+ years of experience demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of all technical aspects related to military aircraft survivability (e.g., visual, audio, infrared and radio frequency). 
  • 10+ years experience in the design, development, integration and testing of processes, technology and subsystems related to military aircraft survivability in low radar cross section technology.
  • Specific knowledge of classified development, integration, test and evaluation capabilities used to develop advanced aircraft with low radar cross section characteristics.
  • Recent experience providing program management or SETA support to ACAT I program.
  • General knowledge of budgeting processes, integrated master schedules and earned value management systems.

Education Requirements:

  • M.S. in engineering or related advanced degrees in physical sciences.
  • PhD in related discipline and/or National Stature within the military aircraft survivability community, (DESIRED).

Clearance Requirements:

  • TS/SCI (top secret/SCI) 
  • 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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