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Modeling and Simulation Engineer

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Job ID: 2213971
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Modeling and Simulation Engineer to support the Army Trainer Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) training solutions with the Joint Technology Center/Systems Integration Laboratory (JSIL) in Huntsville, AL

This position will perform simulation development support in the development and sustainment of Army training simulation products located in Huntsville, AL. Duties will include requirements definition/analysis, system design, software/hardware development support and testing. Position will require strong background in mathematics and training or experience in one or more engineering fields; including the ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple contractors and teaming partners. Selected candidate will need to possess strong communication skills with respect to providing customer facing design reviews, and must be a self-starter able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.  The focus of this position will be the development of digital twin models of existing and future UAS and/or their subcomponent items using Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and system identification approaches.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design solutions that meet requirements for UAS training solutions in the scope of deployment methodologies, and benchmark validation of system prototypes.
  • Support systems integration, test, documentation, and delivery of the UAS training solutions.
  • Work with multiple contractors and team partners to continuously deliver value to our customers.
  • Candidate will review, verify and validate system specifications and other design-related documentation.
  • Support architectural design and analyze customer requirements.
  • Support unit and component test cases
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced development environment with other teams/team members to resolve technical issues that may arise during development and testing.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience; four (4) years of experience are accepted in lieu of a degree.

Required Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance to maintain employment

Required Skills:

  • Experience with MATLAB and Simulink products.
  • Experience with C/C++ programming.
  • Able to review system and subsystem specifications and interface documentation for completeness, accuracy, and applicability. 
  • Experience working with Windows Operating System.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience Army tactical systems, 6-DOF (6 Degrees of Freedom), Motion Models, and/or Flight Models.   
  • UAS Vehicles and relative Payloads or Sensors background/experience.
  • Army and Army Training background/experience.
  • Experience with model to code generation processes using Mathworks products.

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.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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