27 January 2024

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. (MTSI) | Pilot

Edwards Air Force Base, CA, United States

Pilot - Part-time/Variable

Location: Edwards Air Force Base, California

Categories: Pilot

Req ID: 2023-8185

Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

Own Your Future.

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Pilot - Part-time/variable to support our operations at Edwards AFB.

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 .


Serve as Pilot-In-Command on single or multiple aircraft platform types to include L-39, Learjet 35, and Citation II at Edwards AFB and other CONUS locations. Plan, coordinate, and conduct chase, ferry, and support of production and non-production aircraft. Create procedures and processes for MTSI operations and test support documentation. Ensure safety of flight and positive communications with external agencies based on real time operations considerations.

Responsibilities as an MTSI Pilot may include:

  • Functions as Pilot-in-Command and supervises all flight air crew members. Performs aircrew duties per aircraft flight manuals.
  • Communicates flight details and conducts pre- and post-flight briefings.
  • Verifies weight & balance specifications. Determines adequate aircraft performance for all phases of flight.
  • Performs as a member of an integrated team to ensure safe and efficient operation of the aircraft(s) by adhering to the principles of crew resource management and company/regulatory guidance.
  • Plans and conducts inflight pilot duties of production aircraft. Directs and executes required maneuvers to verify system configuration, aircraft navigation and performance.
  • Validates aircraft operation and configuration to meet approved production flight test requirements.
  • Performs instructor pilot duties. Instructs pilots during upgrade, recurrent and transition training.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work with irregular hours and workdays.



Type Rating in Learjet 35, Citation II or L-39 Training Certification + recent flying experience in associated type

Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Job requires FAA commercial certificate (SE Land and/or ME Land, Instrument Airplane) with the appropriate endorsements.
Minimum of FAA Class II medical certificate.
1,500 hours total flight time
Maturity and professionalism to interface with a team of discipline engineers in Mission Control Room.
Work well in either a team environment or independently.
Position requires willingness to accept changing and evolving roles & responsibilities in support of customers’ requirements and need.

Graduate of military pilot training course.
FAA flight instructor certification.
Minimum of 100 flight hours as a commercial pilot in command during in the last 12 months.
Minimum of 100 flight hours in turbine/turboprop aircraft.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree is desired.

Approximately 10 - 25% travel may be required.

Clearance Requirements:
Active Secret desired. SAP Eligibility may be required.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

The pay range for this position in California is $/hour to $/hour; however, base pay offered may vary depending on established government contract ranges, 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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