Modeling & Simulation Engineer

    • Full Time


    • RF
    • Presentations
    • Communication
    • Linux
    • Policies
    • DoD
    • FOCUS
    • Scripting
    • SIM
    • Modeling

    Job Description

    Job ID: 2300621

    Location: CHANTILLY, VA, US

    Date Posted: 2023-08-07

    Category: Engineering and Sciences

    Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: No

    Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

    Potential for Remote Work: No


    SAIC has a funded need for a Modeling & Simulation Engineer to support a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer with cutting-edge programs within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA.

    Note: The role offers a flexible work schedule, but we ask our team to be available for team meetings during core business hours (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.).

    Job Overview:
    • Perform orbital mechanics modeling including orbit determination, orbital maneuvering, and spacecraft flight dynamics
    • Supporting Sensor phenomenology (optics/radar/RF)
    • Utilize and develop cutting-edge mod / sim tools and algorithms to help address some of the most challenging issues regarding Space Situational Awareness (SSA) for the Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DOD).
    • Develop code / scripts to develop algorithms, perform analyses, and automate data processing to model space conflict scenarios for system evaluation and mission effectiveness
    • Work in a collaborative team environment studying and analyzing a wide variety of interesting and complex problems in the Space domain.

    • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM related field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Aerospace, Computer Science, etc. and nine (9) years of experience; OR Masters and seven (7) years of experience ; OR PhD and four (4) years of experience.
    • Active Top Secret/SCI w/Poly Clearance
    • Experience using one or more of the following: C++, Python, R, SQL, PostgreSQL, Linux, MATLAB, VBA, or STK
    • Engineering analysis (collecting, organizing, analyzing data) experience
    • Excellent communication skills that will allow the presentation of findings to internal and external customers

    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.