Aircraft Survivability Subject Matter Expert

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


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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking an Aircraft  Survivability Subject Matter Expert 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, cybersecurity, space and 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 our industry.  Eligible 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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Support the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Program Manager with all aspects of developing and designing aircraft survivability:


Provide subject matter expertise in theory, design, development, integration  test, and training  of aircraft survivability equipment.

Provide advisory services including, but not limited to, decision support analysis, independent assessments of technical issues, review of acquisition strategies; analysis of requirements definition, documentation, and validation.

Translate indistinct stakeholder  requirements to precise contractual specifications and deliverables.


Provide subject matter expertise in aircraft radio frequency (RF) signature management, countermeasures, and expendables.


Provide subject matter expertise in aircraft infra-red (IR) signature management, countermeasures, and expendables.


Provide subject matter expertise in aircraft acoustic and visual signature management and remedies; ballistic and non-ballistic vulnerabilities and protection to include directed energy, laser, CYBER, and CBRN.


Assist with determination of aircraft holistic survivability effectiveness, cost, suitability, and maintainability.


Manage and support survivability IPTs and working groups. Document discussion, decisions, and rationale.

Attend vendor technical interchange meetings, design working group meetings, technical review boards, safety review boards, and meetings for air worthiness requirements.

Assist with proposal evaluation, prioritization of trade space, analysis of alternatives and course of action development.

Develop executive level informational and decisional briefings.


  • This expert must have a working knowledge of currently fielded and developmental DoD survivability systems specifically Army related aircraft systems. 

  • A working knowledge of the Army's rotary wing fleet of aircraft and their associate survivability systems is highly desirable. 

  • Prior experience with integrating and testing aircraft survivability systems is required.

  • BS (minimum) 


  • A security clearance, minimum secret, is required for this position.



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