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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Scientist/Engineer in Huntsville.  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 run deep across a multitude of areas to include Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance, Integration, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Acquisitions & Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, cyber security, space and homeland defense.


Join MTSI this year in celebrating our 27th consecutive year in business and consecutive growth. 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 our industry.  All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO plus 10 federal holidays, 6% 401k company 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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We are seeking a Scientist/Engineer to join a high performing and dynamic team supporting an MDA research program developing next generation sensors and automated target characterization algorithms for Ballistic Missile Defense. The team is currently addressing the development and test of novel airborne and ground-based sensor systems, along with data collection, data exploitation, and simulation and modeling efforts for various applications. The goals of these efforts range from laboratory demonstrations to development of field-deployable systems.

Job Description:

Candidate will work collaboratively in a team to assist in developing of robust algorithms for target discrimination, scene and event characterization, learning and estimation, sensor-to-sensor handover, and sensor signal and image processing.  As part of such development, candidate will participate with pre-mission sensor HW calibration and analysis as well as conduct post-test assessment of sensor and algorithm performance.  Candidate will be expected to interface with FFRDC and industry partners and sponsors, and to work productively in a team environment.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Understanding of diverse EO/IR sensor regimes and phenomenologies
  • EO/IR data analysis experience
  • Algorithm development, implementation, testing, and evaluation
  • Experimental optics experience desired
  • Proficient with a high-level prototyping software language (e.g., Matlab)
  • Ability to clearly present technical concepts to a wide spectrum of audiences
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Physics (or equivalent) and 5+ years of relevant experience preferred.

Clearance Requirements:

An active secret clearance is required.


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





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