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Modeling and Simulation Engineer

Job ID: 2017324
Location: HILL AFB, UT, United States
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
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

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Modeling & Simulation Engineer to join our team of ICBM weapon system analysts. Commit your talents to the critical Department of Defense (DoD) mission of nuclear deterrence by helping sustain and improve the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) leg of the United States Nuclear Triad.  This position will be located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

 
Job Duties:
  • Review and validate contractor missile six degree-of-freedom (6-DOF) simulation and error models
  • Develop, implement, and maintain missile 6-DOF simulation and error models based on designs, ground test results, flight test results, and missile subsystem simulations
  • Develop, implement, and maintain missile 6-DOF simulator guidance, navigation, and control (GN&C) emulation by coupling contractor flight software source code to missile 6-DOF simulator source code
  • Perform missile 6-DOF simulations to assessmissile GN&C performance under nominal, stressed, and Monte Carlo flight conditions
  • Perform GN&C covariance analyses to estimate performance of missile GN&C subsystem
  • Perform studies to estimate missile weapon system performance as a result of changes to error models
  • Prepare presentations, reports, and other contract deliverables related to analyses performed


Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor’s in aeronautics/astronautics, mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, or a related discipline with 9+ years' of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with one or more of the following scientific computing languages: MATLAB, FORTRAN, C++, Python (preference given for multiple languages)
  • Experience with one or more of the following: missile and/or aircraft dynamics, missile and/or aircraft GN&C, feedback control theory, estimation theory, inertial navigation, Global Positioning System (GPS) (preference given for multiple skills)
  • May require up to 20% travel
 Desired Qualifications:
  • MS or PhD in aeronautics/astronautics, mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, or a related discipline
  • Strong background in computer science, to include object-oriented programming, compilers, and shell scripting in a Linux environment
  • Experience with design validation and/or verification of missile and/or aircraft GN&C systems through 6-DOF simulation and/or covariance analyses
  • Experience in giving presentations and interfacing with USAF customers
  • Experience with ICBM weapon systems


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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