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Modeling/Sim Engr Principal

Job ID: 2214019
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Modeling and Simulation Engineer to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Nuclear Enterprise Directorate. This position would specifically support the Nuclear Surety Division, a dynamic and growing organization within the Nuclear Enterprise. We are looking for a person with experience using Dante and AVERT (Automated Vulnerability Evaluation for the Risk of Terrorism) or similar force-on-force simulation software, operation of software, and use of 3D modeling software. We are looking for a person to:

Collect data and extract data points from software to be used in analyses.

Create, modify, and update 3D terrain models.

Modify data libraries used by software engines.

Write behavior scripts and add security features (equipment and personnel) to be used in 3D modeling.

Conduct 3D modeling and simulation planning, administration, operation, and analytical support to the overall nuclear weapons surety program Operating and monitoring software runs and providing assumptions/analyses of modeling results.

Produce reports of model and simulation studies.

Utilize statistical modeling software incorporating 3D Auto Desk rendered terrain models with pH/pK data tables.

Determine future physical security system effectiveness at DoD locations using statistical and physics based models to employ pathway and combat modeling, used for tabletop exercises (TTX) as well as site familiarization.


- Bachelors and nine (9) years or more of related experience; Masters and six (6) years or more experience;

- Experience creating realistic, accurate 3D models and textures from photographic sources

- Experience with 3DS Max or similar 3D modeling software

- Experience with Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, or similar photo editing software

- Experience with Unity 3D, Talansoft Valkyrie, or similar 3D real time game engines

- Experience with Dante, AVERT, or other force-on-force simulation software

- Experience with XML, Javascript, C#, or other scripting/programming languages preferred

- Clearance: Top Secret

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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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