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Modeling and Simulation Engineer Principal

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Job ID: 2312430
Location: HILL AFB, UT, United States
Date Posted: Dec 29, 2023
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: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an exceptional individual to support the Air Force's next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) weapon system acquisition. Our customer is the Sentinel Program Office located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. We are seeking a Systems Engineer with a modeling and simulation background and a willingness to learn and contribute in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity to work on the most exciting and challenging development and acquisition effort in the DoD with a great company. This position requires the ability to work efficiently under minimal supervision, exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance of assigned tasks. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Assist the United States Air Force manage its internal modeling and simulation efforts for Sentinel program
  • Evaluate the Prime contractor’s modeling and simulation data modules
  • Verify the correctness of models
  • Prepare reports for model validation
  • Develop support documents, summaries, reports, presentations and other designated products in support of Government senior leaders


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field with 9 years' modeling & simulation experience, or M.S. in a STEM field with 7 years' experience
  • Proactive person with a positive attitude and a “team player” mentality
  • Highly organized with acute attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated self-discipline to plan and prioritize their own work 
  • Skilled in conducting quantitative analysis, learning new and exciting concepts, and effectively communicating sophisticated ideas to a variety of partners
  • Must have current Secret security clearance (adjudicated within the past 6 years) or higher
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DoD Security Clearance 


  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with senior military and civilian leaders
  • Experience with agile development 
  • Familiarity with Python, MATLAB, C/C++, or JAVA
  • Experience in air vehicle survivability is desired
  • Top Secret security clearance
  • ICBM Weapon System experience 

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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