• Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2104

Modeling & Simulation Engineer
Clearance:
Top Secret (TS/SCI Preferred)
Chantilly, VA

We are looking for team-members with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of Modeling and Simulation Engineer to will work collaboratively in order to create plans, execute modeling and simulation systems development projects, possesses, and apply knowledge about simulation methods and tools for analysis of complex systems and designs and develops simulation systems and modeling of simulation objects leveraging industry standard tools and/or programming languages.

Tasks will 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.

Roles and responsibilities potentially include:

  • Develop modeling and simulation tools and/or use industry 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, sensors, 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 and software development
  • Satellite systems
  • Orbit determination
  • Systems Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Data Analytics
  • Image processing
  • Statistics

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field.
  • Requires 8+ years of job-related experience, or a Master’s degree plus 6 years of job-related experience.
  • Agile experience preferred.
  • Strong background and experience with Digital engineering, developing architectures using digital modeling and simulations of space and ground architectures
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams

Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong background and experience with Digital engineering, developing architectures using digital modeling and simulations of space and ground architectures
  • Experience modeling and simulating complex systems
  • Experience using modeling languages and tools such as C, Python, R, SQL, PostgreSQL, Linux, TCL/Tk, MATLAB, VB, and/or STK

 

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