Sr. Systems and Project Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
# of Openings
Clearance Required


Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is hiring a Sr. Systems Engineer/Project Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, AL.  We are 100% employee owned and have grown every year since our founding in 1993.  


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.


We are seeking a Systems/Project Engineer in the Huntsville, AL area. 


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MTSI is seeking a Systems/Project Engineer in direct support to a Government (Missile Defense Agency) program office in Huntsville, AL. This position will apply the appropriate science, technology, and engineering support necessary to ensure capabilities are developed through all phases of the DoD acquisition program framework applying technical and technical management processes to integration of multiple systems ; interacting with program IPTs regarding the proper application of systems engineering processes; and using top-down design and bottom-up product realization.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and apply system engineering and technical management processes at the component, system or systems-of-systems levels
  • Plan, organize, conduct and/or monitor, and analyze engineering activities relating to the design, development, fabrication, installation, modification, and sustainment of systems or systems components across multiple functional specialties (i.e. Acquisition, Engineering, Modeling and Simulation, Operations, Test and Evaluation, etc.)
  • Utilize engineering skills to validate developer’s system functional design
  • Plan, conduct, monitor, evaluate and assess engineering activities relating to the design, development, and/or analysis of hardware and software technologies, sub-system components and systems.
  • Evaluate future operational system requirements, prioritizing system changes into technical roadmaps for spiral upgrades into fielded system(s).


Required Skills:

  • Motivated self-starter who is able to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment, often with minimal guidance and within rigid timelines.
  • Good analytic and critical thinking skills and the ability to apply them in a multi-tasking environment where more than one project may require his/her participation at any given time (typically one primary project and one or two ancillary projects).
  • Outstanding communication skills in conveying complex technical issues and in providing comprehensive written, oral and/or digital products. The candidate must also have outstanding technical writing and presentation development skills.
  • 7+ years of directly related technical engineering experience

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with DoD acquisition/systems engineering processes
  • MDA experience preferred


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Physics or Operations Research preferred


  • Top Secret clearance with in-scope SSBI (SCI eligibility); experience working on classified and special access programs

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




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