Senior Technical Advisor

Analysis, Development, Director, HTTP, Management, Modeling, Programming, SAP, Scientific, Security, Simulation
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor to join our team. You will serve as a senior technical advisor for the MDA Director for Engineering (DE) and MDA Systems Engineer (DE/E), addressing strategic level (National, DoD Agency) issues and solutions for DE and DE/E through the conduct of studies, analyses, and special projects as directed.

At MTSI, our more than 1000 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 were 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 25 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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MTSI is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor to serve as a senior technical advisor for the MDA Director for Engineering (DE) and MDA Systems Engineer (DE/E), addressing strategic level (National, DoD Agency) issues and solutions for DE and DE/E through the conduct of studies, analyses, and special projects as directed. This positions will be located on Fort Belvoir, VA.

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • Assist the DE IMTP Technical Lead in strategic planning and development of the BMDS IMTP and its Special Access Program (SAP) to include:
    • Collaboration with all engineering and test organizations at OSD and MDA System and Element levels in establishment of test requirements for the BMDS test program to ensure that assessments for BMDS technical capability declarations and operational capacity baselines decisions are supported with necessary and sufficient test data.
    • Analysis of test designs to ensure traceability to test requirements and objectives to support assessment and fielding decisions.
    • Development of recommendations for threat representative scenario design and target selection.
    • Prioritization of flight tests to support POM and budget development.
    • Development of presentations on recommendations of the above items for briefing to senior MDA leadership.
    • Preparing DE and DE/E for executive level IMTP reviews.
  • Assist the DE Program Management & Integration (PM&I) Lead in the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process to include:
    • Collaboration across the MDA enterprise to develop Agency priorities for POM development.
    • Collaboration across MDA for strategic alignment of the BMDS technical baseline, test plans, and budgets to Agency priorities.
    • Development of MDA Issue Papers to support OSD reviews for development of the Department's annual budget submission.


  • 15+ years' of DOD industry, GOVT, or military experience with minimum of ten 10+ years experience with BMDS.

  • Address strategic level (National, DOD Agency) issues and solutions for the Director for Engineering.

  • Prepare and present test and evaluation concepts, strategies, and plans.

  • Support BMDS test requirements and objectives development process including trace to system level assessment requirements and element program priorities, development of threat representative test scenario design and modeling, development of target system solutions to meet test requirements, analysis of test design to satisfy test requirements and objectives, and support of test working groups and Test Directorate committee efforts.

  • Execute activities with technical accuracy, responsiveness, timeliness, and quality for strategic planning of events in compliance with MDA BMDS test policy and Department of Defense (DOD) policy, procedures, codes, regulations, and standard operation procedures.

Travel Requirments:

Travel to other sites in the U.S is required. Should not exceed 20% annually.

Education Requirements:

MS or MA degree in a scientific or engineering discipline

Clearance Requirements:

Top Secret security clearance.

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



Dice Id : RTL041421
Position Id : 2019-3554
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