Flight Test Engineer, TC, Global Hawk Program

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. Edwards Air Force Base , CA 93524

Posted 7 months ago


Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for a Senior Test Engineer to join our team of more than 950 employee owners. MTSI is dedicated to providing high caliber services to Department of Defense and Intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join our TEAM of highly skilled professionals.

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.

Join MTSI this year in celebrating our 25th 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 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.

For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com


To support the Global Hawk (RQ-4) program. Possess the ability to understand air vehicle system architecture, design and subsystems integration and mission systems avionics. Understand and track system operation limitations and ensure test execution is accomplished within the constraints of vehicle system limitations. The selected candidate must have 1+ years' aerospace experience (salary will be competitive, based on experience):

  • Understanding of mechanical/electrical aircraft systems, sub-systems, and components to support proper test plans and data collection in flight test

  • Supports test program for design reviews, scheduling, liaison with test ranges. Etc.

  • Supports flight test of avionics systems, weapons, live fires, and sensor testing.

  • Maturity and professionalism to develop as a Flight Test Engineer with the long term objective to lead the execution of a flight test missions, briefings and oversee team of discipline engineers in Mission Control Room as a Test Conductor.

  • Desired: Experience in Electronic Warfare and RF/IR CM.

  • Desired: Experience with Air to Air and Air to Ground weapons

  • Desired: Experience as aircrew member (Pilot, EWO, NAV, etc.)

  • Experience in Mission Systems and/or Aero Performance/Flight Envelope Expansion and Vehicle Subsystems performance is a plus.

  • Private Pilot license is a plus but not required.

  • Work well in a team environment as well as independently.

  • Support generation of post flight mission reports and other detailed formal reports.

  • Position requires willingness to accept changing and evolving roles & responsibilities in support of customers' requirements and need.


An understanding of aviation principles, excellent organizational skills, exceptional maturity, reputation of being a team player and passion for flight test.

Education Requirements:
BS in technical field or equivalent with number of years of experience determining level of position filled.

Clearance Requirements:

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Flight Test Engineer, TC, Global Hawk Program

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.