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Modeling, Simulation & Analysis Engineer, Senior

Job ID: 2110996
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Jul 23, 2021
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: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

 

Make a difference for national security by joining a team of dedicated professionals in El Segundo, CA who assist the U.S. Air Force and Space Force in developing and deploying the next generation of satellites and ground systems for missile warning (MW) and space-based environmental monitoring (SBEM). These systems alert senior military officials when missile launches occur around the globe, as well as enable global naval vessel and troop movements by providing mission-critical weather data to ensure safe passage.
 
 
Our Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team has an immediate need for a Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis Engineer with experience assessing space and ground system architectures and system performance. We are looking for innovative, creative, and highly motivated individuals to develop models and simulations that effectively capture system and system of systems effects in complex 
 
 
This role provides systems engineering and integration expertise in support of the Space and Missile Systems Center's (SMC) MW and SBEM mission areas. Primary responsibilities include: 
  • Developing modeling solutions for each phase of the find, fix, target, track, engage, and assess chain using sensor, effects, and communications technologies. 
  • Developing algorithms, writing simulations, and analyzing key performance parameters associated with space and ground sensor system design. 
  • Supporting analysis activities by integrating performance models with MBSE models and tools.
  • Quantifying performance impacts and sensitivity to changes in CONOPS, scenarios, and/or threats. 
  • Developing and briefing data packages that provide analysis results to inform the government decision-makers. 
  • Working closely with the government customer to understand needs and collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. 
 
Qualifications - External
Required Qualifications 
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of demonstrated system engineering and integration experience (equivalently a similar Masters Degree with 3+ years, or PhD with 0+ years)
  • Experience with modeling, simulation, and mission analysis techniques and tools, including Matlab and System Toolkit  
  • Experienced at self-starting, seeking solutions, and working well in a team environment     
  • Experience scripting for analysis purposes 
  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment, with space and/or ground systems 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organization and interpersonal skills
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
Desired Qualifications 
  • Active TS with SSBI
  • Experience working in an Agile team/framework 
  • Experience with AFSIM, MODTRAN, SSGM, or other comparable modeling and simulation tools 
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience using Sparx Enterprise Architect, NoMagic Cameo or other comparable tools 
  • OPIR and SBEM Mission experience is highly desirable

Clearance Requirements:

  • Current Secret clearance with ability to upgrade 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
  • Experience in systems integration and systems engineering
  • Relevant DoD experience
  • Experience using model based system engineering concepts
  • Experience with systems integration throughout the lifecycle
  • Experience with space-ground systems architectures and lifecycle support
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing requirements and tasks
  • Possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Active Secret Clearance

Desired Education, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in engineering, science or related technical field
  • Experience in large Government systems acquisition
  • Thorough understanding of space systems design, integration and test requirements and test execution, including test equipment support.
  • Active TS or TS/SCI Clearance
  • OPIR Mission experience is highly desirable

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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