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Senior Modeling and Simulation Engineer

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Job ID: 2113442
Location: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, United States
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2022
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:
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Modeling and Simulation Engineer to develop and conduct vehicle dynamics modeling, simulation, and analysis of systems and sub systems for current and next generation commercial and military ground vehicles.

Note: This role offers limited, temporary work from home/ remote/ virtual work at home due to COVID-19.  Eventually the work will go back on site in Sterling Heights, Michigan


  • Conduct a range of modeling, simulation, and analysis in areas such as operational mission scenarios, maneuvers, and situational awareness
  • Scope M&S architecture to include cloud based computing, physical integration labs, and virtualization to develop approach
  • Develop and mature analysis software tools to meet need
  • 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
  • Development of virtual vehicle and subsystem models
  • Setup virtual vehicle test runs analyzing parametric values weight, CG, tire pressure, driveline locks, track tension etc.
  • Analyze and report on results using M&S data processing tools and efficient processing techniques
  • Communicate technical approach and status to senior management and customers


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and fourteen (14) years or more experience; OR Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; OR PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD Secret security clearance. 
  • Experience with MATLAB, STK, AFSIM, Simulink, Model Center, or other comparable modeling and simulation tools
  • Experience with CREO or similar CAD tools, including experience with 3D scanning tools and software for generating point clouds, surface models, and parametric CAD geometry
  • Experience with ANSYS, Nastran or similar general purpose FEA software packages
  • Experience with ADAMS, DADS, or similar dynamic analysis software packages
  • Familiar with Dytran, LS-DYNA, or similar software packages for analyzing complex nonlinear behavior
  • Knowledgeable in automotive fundamentals and vehicle systems
  • Strong technical background in vehicle and robotic mechanics and dynamics
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to collaboratively create solutions to address Customer needs
  • Contribution to the preparation of presentation materials, white papers, proposals as to support growth initiatives. 

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


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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