5th Generation Fighter Subject Matter Expert/Systems Engineer (SME/SE) - Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI)

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a 5th Generation Fighter Subject Matter Expert/Systems Engineer (SME/SE) to join our growing team at Edwards AFB, CA.

This individual will be an integral part of the Joint Simulation Environment (JSE) Systems Engineering (SE) Team in the Edwards AFB Project Office (PO).  The 5th Gen Fighter SME/SE will participate in Systems Engineering activities across all phases of simulation environment development, acquisition, operation, and sustainment for both F-22 and F-35 models.  The 5th Gen Fighter SME/SE will possess the ability to understand F‑22 and F‑35 air vehicle system architecture, design and subsystems integration, and mission systems avionics.

As a 5th Gen Fighter Subject Matter Expert/Systems Engineer, a successful applicant will possess subject matter expert level knowledge of F-22 and F-35 mission systems design and integration through recent experience as a pilot or engineer in either a test unit (DT or OT), or developmental organization (Air Force or contractor).  Using this knowledge, the 5th Gen Fighter SME/SE will act as the local expert on 5th generation fighter systems, Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures, and system use cases.


  • 5+ years of direct hands-on experience with designing, operating, or testing aerospace systems, including a minimum of 3 years working on 5th generation fighter aircraft
  • B.S. in technical field or equivalent with number of years of experience determining level of position filled
  • Top Secret clearance and ability to attain SCI and appropriate program access required


  • Experience with or knowledge of systems engineering processes and procedures
  • Developmental Test and Operational Test operations experience
  • Experience planning or executing test programs at the AFTC or other Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB)
  • Graduate of an accredited Test Pilot School
  • Experience leading cross functional teams comprised of engineering, program management and technicians to successfully execute development and fielding of complex products

Please apply online at:  MTSI - 5th Generation Fighter SME/SE, Req. 5325