Flight Test Engineer, Test Conductor, Bomber Programs

Job Locations US-CA-Edwards AFB
# of Openings
Test Engineering
Clearance Required


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MTSI is seeking a Flight Test Engineer to support Bombers flight testing at Edwards AFB, CA. Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is co-owned by more than 1,200 engineers, analysts, and professionals dedicated to providing high caliber services to aerospace and defense and intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join us as we grow. 

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.

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. All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 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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To support the Bombers program.  Possess the ability to understand air vehicle system architecture, design and subsystems integration and mission systems avionics. Understand and track system operation limitations and ensure test execution is accomplished within the constraints of vehicle system limitations. The selected candidate must have 3-10 years' direct hands on experience (salary will be competitive, based on experience) in following phases of test planning preparation, execution and reporting:

  • Performing mechanical/electrical review of aircraft systems, sub-systems, and components to ensure proper test plans and data collection in flight test
  • Experience flight test of avionics systems, weapons, live fires, and sensor testing.
  • Maturity and professionalism to lead the execution of a flight test missions, briefings and oversee team of discipline engineers in Mission Control Room.
  • Previous experience in flight testing fighter or bomber aircraft.
  • During flights monitor performance parameters of experimental and operational systems
  • Participate in development of the overall plans such as the TEMP, Test Points, test cards, etc
  • Provide integrated engineering support for design reviews, test planning working groups, test card prep, execution, and post flight reports.
  • Participated in and supports test program for design reviews, schedule meeting, liaison with test ranges. Etc.
  • Experience in Electronic Warfare and RF/IR CM desired.
  • Previous experience with Air to Air and Air to Ground weapons
  • Previous experience as aircrew member (Pilot, EWO, NAV, etc.) desired.
  • Previous experience in Mission Systems and/or Aero Performance/Flight Envelope Expansion and Vehicle Subsystems performance is a plus.
  • Private Pilot license is a plus but not required.
  • Work well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Generate post flight mission reports and other detailed formal reports.
  • Test Pilot Graduate a plus but not required for this mid-level FTE position
  • Position requires willingness to accept changing and evolving roles & responsibilities in support of customers’ requirements and need.


  • 3+ years of direct hands on experience in all phases of planning, executing and managing flight tests and a reputation of being a team player and passion for flight test.
  • BS in technical field or equivalent with number of years of experience determining level of position filled.

Please Note:  U.S. Citizenship is required for most MTSI positions.


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