Weapons Development Analyst
Shreveport, LA
Job Description
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for a Weapons Development Analyst to join our team of more than 850 employee owners. MTSI is dedicated to providing high caliber services to defense, aerospace 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


Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidate will work in a MAJCOM staff role and be responsible for managing the development, acquisition and fielding of advanced weapon concepts for AFGSC bombers. Candidate will investigate current and future weapons needs, will assist in developing and advocating for AFGSC bomber weapon priorities, and will work with weapon program offices to develop and acquire next generation bomber weapons. This activity includes tracking and analyzing trends; user requirements; and other key issues by applying acquisition, requirements, mission planning knowledge and operational experiences. The candidate shall assist in developing, preparing and monitoring applicable bomber CONEMPS/CONOPS, as well as JCIDS and PPBE documents/processes/activities related to AFGSC bomber weapons programs. The candidate will support, monitor and assist in defining developmental (DT) and operational (OT) testing with regards to weapons procurement, testing and fielding processes and provide recommendations to the Government for priority, funding and range scheduling. The candidate will work closely with bomber platforms Weapon System Teams (WST) and System Program Offices (SPO) to coordinate the development of new systems, retrofit of advanced technologies and modifications to existing systems and to identify/resolve problems associated with and related to system deficiencies. The position requires frequent travel to provide command inputs for advanced program acquisition decisions through technical interchanges and meetings with contractors, Program Managers, other MAJCOMs and HAF. Candidate must be a high-performer, comfortable operating in multidisciplinary teams of industry, government and military personnel consisting of engineers, analysts, scientists, pilots and other aircrew.


Required Skills:
Candidate must have a background in bomber operations and weapons employment to include a solid understanding and experience with planning and employment of DoD weapons in accordance with Joint Munitions Effects Manual (JMEM). Candidate should have knowledge and understanding of national, DoD and US Air Force statutory and regulatory policies, directives and procedures relating to acquisition, PPBE and JCIDS activities as well as HAF/MAJCOM/NAF experience with programs entering the Materiel Solution Analysis (MSA) phase and continuing through the acquisition lifecycle (ICD, AoA, Milestones, PDR, CDR, IOT&E, etc.). Eighteen (18) months Special Access Program (SAP) experience is required. Candidate must have a strong ability to work in a team environment with demonstrated leadership and customer interface skills. The successful candidate should have good analytic skills, be capable of operating in a multi-tasking environment, and must have strong verbal and written communications skills. Candidate must be able to travel monthly.

Desired Skills:
Prior bomber/fighter flight and test & evaluation experience highly desirable. A USAF Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) or Test Pilot School (TPS) graduate is highly desired. Recent knowledge and understanding of national, DoD and US Air Force statutory and regulatory policies, directives and procedures relating to acquisition, PPBE and JCIDS activities, as well as flight test and/or weapons test experience is desired.

Education Requirements:
  • B.S. degree is required, preferrably in technical discipline is required, preferably in aeronautical engineering, electrical engineering, or computer science.
  • Masters degree in a technical discipline is desired.
Security Clearance:
Must be a US Citizen possessing an active Top Secret SCI Security Clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI), SSBI Periodic Reinvestigation (SSBI-PR), or a Phased Periodic Reinvestigation or equivalent investigation current within 6 years. Additionally, requires (18) months experience working with Special Access Programs. Candidate will be subject to a polygraph and drug testing upon request as a condition of employment.

Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for most MTSI positions.



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Job Type Full-time