Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer

Full Time


    • Modeling
    • Simulation
    • Systems
    • Engineer
    • Engineering
    • Director
    • IBM
    • Management

    Job Description

    Job ID: 2302031-HUNTSVILLE-AL

    Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, US

    Date Posted: 2023-02-13

    Category: Engineering and Sciences

    Subcategory: Systems Engineer

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

    Potential for Remote Work: No


    SAIC is actively seeking a Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO! In this role you will get to provide systems engineering expertise and support to enhance the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) enterprise. *This position is Hybrid Remote and will require 1-2 days on-site*

    Daily responsibilities Include:
    • Provide technical assistance to the Director of M&S Enterprise Engineering (M&S EE), who is responsible for chairing design reviews, establishing architecture and design standards, managing
    • Enterprise Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), and synchronizing M&S across the Agency.
    • This position performs engineering duties to elicit stakeholder requirements and mission needs, define functional requirements, draft, and review technical documents, serve as executive agent for technical reviews, facilitate M&S and digital engineering transformation initiatives, and represent M&S EE in agency tiger teams and working groups.


    Required Skills:
    • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field and 14+ years of relevant experience; Master's degree in a STEM field and 12+ years of relevant experience
    • Active Secret Clearance
    • Demonstrated understanding of systems engineering, software engineering, hardware/software integration, and data engineering disciplines across the system lifecycle (i.e. requirements, design, development, test, and deployment
    • Experience with analysis, test, and systems engineering for one or more elements (subsystems) of the MDS (i.e. Aegis, THAAD, Patriot, IBCS, GMD, Sensors, or C2).
    • Experience gathering and specifying system requirements through internal and external stakeholder coordination and collaboration
    • Exposure to requirements, architecture, and descriptive modeling tools such as IBM tools suites (i.e., DOORS NG, Rhapsody, Engineering Workflow Management)
    • Ability to think critically (i.e. research, understand, analyze, synthesize, and critique), creating solutions to new and one-of-a-kind program challenges and issues as they arise
    • Ability to lead and create a positive, collaborative working relationship with representatives and stakeholders from functionally and geographically dispersed internal and external organizations
    • Clearly communicates complex ideas; produces and presents clear, well-organized presentations, in relevant terms for audiences at all levels
    • Skilled in using Microsoft Office products to communicate technical and programmatic information

    Desired Skills:
    • Experience with requirements, design, development, integration, validation, test, or operations of M&S used in test and evaluation or performance assessment of complex weapons systems or system of systems.
    • Experience working in or with the Missile Defense Agency and understanding of its organizational structure and mission
    • Experience performing trade studies, technology refresh and insertion planning and maturity assessments
    • Experience writing, presenting, and coordinating product and engineering plans, policies, and procedures

    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.