ATSS Congressional SME

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
# of Openings
Systems Engineering
Clearance Required


Job Posting w benefits 720x352 data


Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking an ATSS Congressional SME with experience working across a diverse team leading end-to-end assessments of integrated advanced capabilities for the DoD. 


At MTSI, our more than 1,200 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.

As a recognized "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 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.

For additional company information, please visit:


  • Support a Presidentially Appointed Senate Confirmed official and staff with congressional support and analysis based on
    • Systems, system elements, and interfacing systems for complex developmental and operational major defense acquisition programs
    • Executive-level technical, acquisition, and analytic analyses
  • Task out, review, and obtain approval on a wide range of programmatic and engineering Defense-related congressional products to include:
    • Reviews of Authorization and Appropriations committee reports and bills
    • Testimony preparation and hearing preparation
    • Work with OSD/LA and customer staff to schedule and prepare principal technically and programmatically for congressional engagements
    • Assign and track Congressional reporting requirements
    • Informal views of proposed legislative provisions as they align with Acquisition and Sustainment priorities
    • Statements of Administration Policy and Appeals
    • Impact Statements
    • Review of DoD-prepared Legislative proposals
  • Coordinate and oversee personnel actions to include:
    • Ability to prepare and revise position descriptions to include those for the Senior Executive Service
    • Ability to initiate fill actions for civilian vacancies
    • Support to military personnel actions including tracking and processing of evaluations, awards, and backfill requests.


Education and Experience

  • Expert knowledge of the Department's legislative process. This includes the ability to review Congressional committee reports and identify impacts to customers, coordination of Requests for Information, Informal Views, appeals, assignment and coordination of Congressional reporting requirements, and identifying the impact of NDAA provisions.
  • 15+ years of experience, especially as it pertains to the Department of Defense developmental or operational weapon systems
  • DAWIA Level 3 in Program Management desired
  • Must be analytical with a demonstrated ability to meet goals and deadlines accurately and on time in a fast paced environment
  • DoD legislative affairs experience a plus
  • OSD or Service Staff experience desired
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills suitable for senior executives
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including occasional weekends if needed.
  • Masters Degree 

Clearance Requirements:

Current TS clearance with current SCI Eligibility. Active TS/SCI (DESIRED)


Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.





Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.