HWIL Simulation Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Eglin Afb
United States


SAIC is looking for a Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) Simulation Engineer to support the design, development, and operations of simulators in the AFRL/RW Kinetic-Kill HWIL Simulation (KHILS) facility. The KHILS facility houses Electro-Optical, Infrared, and Radiofrequency (EO/IR/RF) sensors, hardware target simulators and real-time computation systems used to accomplish HWIL testing of advanced EO, IR, and RF weapons systems, subsystems and integrated concepts. 

  • Develop, document and support a virtual environment 
  • Provide technical analysis and presentation of each project’s results



  • BS degree in aero or mechanical engineering
  • 5 or more years’ experience working with real-time HWIL simulations as applicable to air/space based weapon systems
  • Must qualify for a U.S. government SECRET security clearance (existing SECRET security clearance preferred)
  • Modeling of weapon systems, subsystems and the environments they operate in
  • Guidance, Navigation and/or Control systems
  • Hardware/software integration
  • Hardware interfaces (e.g., ethernet, serial, etc.)
  • Object-oriented software design
  • Software: C++, Windows, Linux, MATLAB, Simulink


  • Software: Python, GUI design, 2D and 3D modeling

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.