Modeling and Simulation Engineer
- Military veterans preferred
2020-08-21 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Chantilly Virginia 20151 United States
SAIC is seeking an individual for a Modeling and Simulation Engineering role to join the Space and Missions Group (SMSG). SMSG provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. You would support the cutting-edge programs in national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.
The Modeling and Simulation Engineer plans and executes modeling and simulation systems development projects. Possesses and applies knowledge about simulation methods for analysis of complex systems. Designs and develops simulation systems and modeling of simulation objects. Duties may include performing analysis applying appropriate scientific and engineering processes and modeling techniques to the life-cycle development of systems; performing analysis and trade-off studies related to operational issues; reviewing plans for system integration, operation, and maintenance and assisting in the development of training for operational personnel. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee). Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives. Work is reviewed by supervisor/lead to measure meeting objectives.
Roles and responsibilities potentially include:
Develop modeling and simulation tools to assist with analysis of complex, technical problems relating to a wide variety of spacecraft and systems
Work side-by-side with existing subject matter experts in orbital mechanics, spacecraft design, optics, communications, and/or modeling and simulation
Work with the customer to explore new missions, Concept of Operations (CONOPs), and architectures to solve some of the hardest intelligence problems facing the nation
Develop algorithms to perform analysis and produce much-needed data products
Maintain and improve large scale simulations to support multiple missions
Integrate existing models from mission partners into simulations
Model dynamic agent behaviors
Evaluate complex results and determine engineering recommendations based on analysis
Quickly translate user needs into effective software solutions
Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, brief government and industry as required
Areas of Technical Interest:
Electro-optical, communications, and radar sensor systems
Modeling & simulation software development
BS in a
STEM related degree field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or
Computer Science and experience, and five (5) years experience or more, or Masters and three (3) years of experience or more or PhD and Zero (0) years experience or more.
work with multidisciplinary teams
Due to Federal Laws, you must be a citizen to obtain a clearance.
**Must be willing and able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI security
clearance including polygraph**