Job ID: 214378
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
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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The Missile Defense Modeling and Simulation team at SAIC is seeking a Modeling and Simulation (M&S) software developer lead to support the customer in a fast paced environment with simulation-driven assessments and products. This position will be performed in Arlington, VA. The candidate will be expected to lead a team to maintain and develop new capabilities for a simulation used for integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) analysis. We are seeking an experienced software developer able to understand current and future missile defense architecture functionality and implement advanced concepts, capabilities, and behavior into the simulation. Ideal candidate would also participate in studies by utilizing M&S tools and providing insightful analysis.
SAIC’s has been a leader supporting the IAMD community for more than thirty years, beginning with the engineering behind President Reagan’s vision of the Strategic Defense Initiative for ballistic missile defense and the OSD/USAF Air Defense Initiative. SAIC’s involvement in IAMD covers performance analysis, technology recommendations, advanced sensor concepts, emerging architecture evaluation, and systems engineering/integration. SAIC’s M&S tools span the spectrum from very high fidelity engineering tools to perform component assessments to force-on-force level simulations to examine architecture level performance. Our engineering support to the IAMD community includes MDA, JIAMDO, OSD, Services, CoComs, STRATCOM, and DARPA. Today we are integral members of the team defining and testing the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).
· Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university in engineering, physical science, computer science, operations research, mathematics, or other STEM fields is required
· US Citizenship is required
· Minimum of 9 years of experience in BMDS and/or IAMD
· Experience in computer programming in C++ and best practices
• A programming background with MATLAB, Mathematica or Fortran is a plus
• Knowledge in physics, aerospace engineering, and/or mathematics is a plus
• Knowledge of Linux/Unix commands would be helpful, but not required
• Knowledge of radar, signal processing, control theory, and/or optics
• Experience writing technical briefings and papers would be helpful, but not required
• Strong leadership and time management skills and ability to work in a team
Security Clearance Requirements:
·Clearance is not required to apply for the position. Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance is required upon employment
Education and Experience:
Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience. ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
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.