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Junior Engineer / Foreign Military Sales FMS

Company: Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Junior Engineer specializing in Foreign Military Sales (FMS) within the Department of Defense (DoD), specifically U.S. Space Force/Space Systems Command (SSC)/CGN (Narrowband SATCOM Acquisition Delta) located in San Diego, CA. You will play a vital role in facilitating the transfer of defense equipment, services, and training to international partners.



Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

Interesting Work: Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.
Values: 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.
100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers. It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.
Great Benefits - Most Full-Time Staff Are Eligible for: Starting PTO accrual of 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
Flexible schedules
6% 401k match with immediate vesting
Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
Other company funded benefits, like life and disability insurance
Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan


Track Record of Success: We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is a 100% employee-owned engineering services and solutions company that provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Transformation, Modeling and Simulation, Rapid Capability Development, Test and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, Cybersecurity and Mission Assurance.



MTSI delivers capabilities to solve problems of global importance. Founded in 1993, MTSI today has employees at over 20 offices and field sites worldwide.



For more information about MTSI, please visit www.mtsi-va.com.

Responsibilities:

As a Junior Engineer specializing in Foreign Military Sales (FMS) with MTSI, and within the Department of Defense (DoD), specifically U.S. Space Force/Space Systems Command (SSC)/CGN (Narrowband SATCOM Acquisition Delta), you will play a vital role in facilitating the transfer of defense equipment, services, and training to international partners. Your responsibilities will primarily involve technical support, coordination, and liaison activities to ensure the successful execution of FMS programs. You will work within a dynamic team environment, interfacing with various stakeholders both within the DoD and with foreign governments and defense organizations.



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

Technical Assistance: You will provide technical expertise and support of defense systems, equipment, and services for potential FMS cases and collaborate with senior engineers and program managers.
You will provide systems engineering support services in delivering Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) access in an FMS case to ensure compliance with technical specifications and requirements.
Under the guidance of a senior engineer, you will provide systems engineering project management support and subject matter expertise in support of requirements development/review, CONOPS and Use Case development, and planning and support of verification and validation events.
You will conduct engineering review and analysis of technical documentation.
Documentation and Reporting: You will assist in the preparation and review of technical documentation, including specifications, drawings, and technical manuals, required for FMS cases.
You will generate reports on technical assessments, progress, and challenges encountered during the execution of FMS programs.
You will assist in the analysis of data supporting both internal and external data calls, including collating and summarizing data to analyze cost, schedule, performance for MUOS in general.
Customer Liaison: You will serve as a point of contact for foreign customers, addressing their technical inquiries, providing clarification on technical aspects of proposed systems, and facilitating communication between the customer and internal stakeholders.
Coordination: You will collaborate with external agencies, such as the TCNO, DISA, NIWC Pacific, and SSC/IA, to navigate technical requirements and resolve issues related to FMS cases.
You will participate in program management/project meetings, conferences, and reviews, including preparing agendas, meeting minutes, and tracking action items, developing, preparing, and providing graphics support for executive level briefs and presentations.
Training Support: You will assist in the development and delivery of technical training programs for foreign military personnel on the operation, maintenance, and support of MUOS access acquired through FMS.
Quality Assurance: You will participate in quality assurance activities to ensure that delivered defense equipment and services meet the specified technical requirements and quality standards.

Qualifications:

Minimum 7 years' of relevant work experience supporting specializing in Foreign Military Sales (FMS) within the Department of Defense (DoD), specifically U.S. Space Force/Space Systems Command (SSC)/CGN (Narrowband SATCOM Acquisition Delta).
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to assess technical requirements and propose practical solutions.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Proficiency in technical writing and documentation, with attention to detail and accuracy.
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed to support FMS programs and activities.
Experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software and other engineering tools used in the design and analysis of defense systems.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor of Science degree preferably in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Network Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or Physics.

Clearance Requirements:

Active DoD Secret clearance to start.
Active Top-Secret Clearance, (Desired).
U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

The pay range for this position in California is $134,000/year to $160,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on established government contract wages, job- related knowledge, skills, and experience, and other factors. MTSI also offers a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via MTSI's internal or external careers site.



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