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Modeling & Simulation Engineer

Job ID: 210607
Location: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, United States
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a Modeling & Simulation Engineer to support an Army Combat Capabilities Development Command contract providing modeling and simualtion and software services.  This position is contingent upon contract award and will be located in Sterling Heights, MI. 

SAIC is pursuing a ground-breaking opportunity in support of the U.S. Army’s acceleration in development and fielding of new military ground manned and unmanned vehicle capabilities including autonomy and robotic applications. SAIC is looking for motivated, innovative, career and customer-oriented individuals to join our team in support of this military vehicle effort and provide modeling and simulation, systems design analysis with architecture concepts, systems, technologies, and capabilities that enable futuristic improvements for U.S. Army military vehicle capabilities. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness with the ability to apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts in support of the Army’s mission.

Plans and executes modeling and simulation systems development projects. Possesses and applies knowledge about modeling and simulation methods for analysis of complex human-machine systems and training. Designs and develops simulation systems and modeling of simulation objects. Duties may include performing analysis applying appropriate scientific and engineering processes and modeling techniques to the life-cycle development of systems; performing analysis and trade-off studies related to operational issues, and reviewing test plans to ensure measures of effectiveness to address operational requirements using modeling and simulation tools and techniques; reviewing plans for system integration, operation, and maintenance and assisting in the development of training for operational personnel.

Job Duties:

The candidate for this position will support the entire SAIC effort in support of systems design analysis, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Conduct a range of modeling, simulation, and analysis in areas such as operational mission scenarios, maneuvers, and situational awareness
  • Develop and mature analysis software tools
  • Provide technical expertise in the modeling and analysis of military vehicle systems and their broader system-of-systems architectures
  • Conduct trade studies and comparative performance assessments of system and architecture alternatives to inform customer investment decisions/recommendations

The candidate will be responsible for these specific duties:

  • Systems and subsystem design and analysis
  • Mission analysis and planning
  • System, ground vehicle, and payload trade studies
  • Ground vehicle system design
  • Positioning, navigation, and timing
  • End-to-End testing



  • Bachelor's Degree in Math, Science, or Systems Engineering with 15 years of demonstrated system engineering and integration experience (equivalently a similar Master's Degree with 7+ years, or PhD with 4+ years)
  • Provide thought leadership and innovative solution design addressing the operational mission
  • Strong technical background in vehicle and robotic mechanics and dynamics
  • Experience in SysML and UML modeling, simulation, and analysis
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with colleagues
  • Excellent written and oral (briefing) communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in teams
  • Experience working in an Agile team/framework
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience using Cameo Enterprise Architect, Rational Rhapsody, Sparx Enterprise Architect, or other comparable tools
  • Experience with MATLAB, STK, AFSIM, Simulink, Model Center, or other comparable modeling and simulation tools


  • Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance


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 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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