DTS Sim/Stim Systems Integration Engineer
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
 Huntsville, AL

Overview

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a DTS Sim/Stim Systems Integration Engineer in Huntsville, AL. At MTSI, our more than 1,200 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 where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company's future!

MTSI's core capabilities run deep across a multitude of areas to include Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance, Integration, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Acquisitions & Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, cyber security, space and homeland defense.

Join MTSI this year in celebrating our 27th 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 our industry. All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO plus 10 federal holidays, 6% 401k company 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

Responsibilities

MTSI is seeking a DTS Simulation/Stimulation (Sim/Stim) Systems Integration Engineer supporting the C2BMC Distributed Training System Simulation & Stimulation (DTS Sim/Stim) development, integration, fielding, and sustainment activities at Redstone Arsenal, AL. The DTS Sim/Stim is a system of systems consisting of distributed training and exercise frameworks as well as weapons systems and sensor modeling applications. The DTS Sim/Stim is the primary driver that provides the stimulus needed to enable Warfighters to train on their operational BMD systems at their warfighting location.

The primary responsibility is the integration & interoperability of the Distributed Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) framework, weapons and sensor models, and Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) provided by the various element program offices into the DTS Sim/Stim product.

The qualified Systems Integrator will be responsible for coordinating the development and interoperability of the C2BMC Distributed Training System. Responsible for maintaining, installing and planning the current and future iterations of the DTS Sim/Stim equipment.

Responsibilities will require involvement in the planning and coordination of software updates among Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and other organizations to facilitate seamless integration of evolving components within the product suite. Tasks include loading, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting the various Modeling & Simulation components within the DTS Sim/Stim environment. Integration efforts will include the analysis and troubleshooting of various tactical messaging protocols such as TADIL-J/Link16, VMF, B-Series, BXS/XML, and ADIP formats. Knowledge of networks, protocols, and RHEL commands will be required in the troubleshooting of various interfaces within and external to the DTS Sim/Stim Product Suite.

The DTS SimStim uses a RedHat operating system. Administration experience with Linux based Operating Systems, System Security, and maintenance of Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTs) products such as Java and MySQL is highly preferred. Experience operating within a Linux based environment is required.

Additional tasks include aiding team members in troubleshooting, configuration management, architecture and integration of Blue Force Lay-downs (BFL) in accordance with directives.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Proficient in System Administration, configuration management and operations. Experience in operating a Linux based systems is a must. Aptitude for rapidly learning various operating systems and commands. Must be able to adapt to short term deadlines and work well under pressure. Excellent interpersonal and written communication/presentation skills. Must have a DoD Secret security clearance. Must be Security

  • certified or have the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire. Must also possess or obtain a Linux
  • or comparable Operating System certification. The candidate must be able to work well within a small team of two to four engineers, but also be self-motivated, able to take the initiative to run a task from start to finish without constant supervision and be able to relay findings in a timely and clear manner. Communication and documentation skills must be key traits that the candidate possesses. Must be comfortable to provide briefings and demonstrations or generating documents and artifacts on system capabilities and architectures. Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of relevant experience.

Desired Experience:

Knowledge of BMDS. Previous experience in an operations center. Previous experience working with SSF, OSF, OSM, EADSIM, JSAF, MDST, FOXSIM, BOA, C2BMC, GFC, PDS-M, or other real-time simulations. Familiarity with DIS, TCP, UDP, and Multicast. Familiarity with VMF, TADIL-J, S-TADIL J, IBS, ADSI, CNIP, TDACS and other Tactical Data Links. Network connectivity/troub