Missile Defense Acquisition Management

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


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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.

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Provides on-site support to the government on DoD strategic and space issues including warfighter capability, system acquisition, policy and programming for the office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information and Integration Portfolio Management (I&IPM).  Uses in-depth understanding of DoD system acquisition, programs and missile defense policy to evaluate issues and provide recommendations at the SES level on the Missile Defense portfolio which includes multiple interceptor systems, ground/sea/air/space-based sensor, and command and control.


Supports I&IPM acquisition oversight and portfolio management activity including working groups, integrated product teams, Missile Defense Executive Board (MDEB), multiple MDEB standing sub-committees. Develops issue papers and presentation for senior department executives; reviews and drafts congressional testimony, briefings and speeches; reviews acquisition documents, policy and briefings; provides staff support to community level working groups and inter-agency councils; prepares read ahead and talking points; supports program reviews and develops recommendations; support GAO reviews and develop responses; perform FOIA and security reviews, interface with industry; participate in reviews, studies, analysis of alternatives, and coordinate initiatives across external offices and agencies.


Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in engineering, science or business with 5+ years of experience in DoD acquisition or bachelor’s degree with 7+ years of DoD acquisition experience. Experience with Missile Defense programs or Major defense acquisition programs desired.
  • 10+ years of work experience.
  • Higher Headquarters experience working directly with SES and General officers desired. Pentagon experience preferred.• Excellent writing ability and experience with Microsoft Office (especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel) 

Clearance Requirements:

Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.





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