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Space Modeling and Simulation Engineer

Job ID: 2117698
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Modeling/Sim Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an individual for an Orbit Analyst and Space Modeling and Simulation role to join the Space Systems Technology Group. This group provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. You would support the cutting-edge programs in national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.

This Space Analyst and Space Modeling and Simulation role will work in a collaborative team-focused environment in prototyping, designing, and integrating niche tools which will be used in modeling and simulating space vehicle missions.  This position will help progress, establish, incorporate, and advance current and promising concepts to inform tactical decision making timelines. Your role will be to provide needed expertise and proficiency to develop algorithms, support modeling and simulation efforts and provide orbit analytic skills to conduct analyses to support physics-based modeling.  This position is available immediately and is in direct support to the community’s space situational awareness mission. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Conduct analysis of mission data applicable to promoting awareness and understanding about space threats and vulnerabilities
- Formulate and interpret problems in mathematical or computational terms
- Design, develop, use, and evaluate mathematical models, methods, and algorithm application to explore concepts and solve problems for the customer
- Develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software algorithms (e.g. processing-intensive analytics, novel process development, manipulation of large data sets)
- Advance and progress space-based models for integration into simulation scenarios

- Research analysis products and tools for possible integration to enhance Modeling & Simulation framework

- Create new tools and applications using a variety of software languages, frameworks, and libraries
- Improve, support, and test a Modeling & Simulation framework to support other team member’s analysis work

- Refine and enhance existing applications to better meet the customer’s mission
- Code, test, and maintain internally developed mathematical software tools 

 

Qualifications

Required:
  • BS in a STEM related degree field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science and experience, and five (5) years experience or more, or Masters and three (3) years of experience or more or PhD and Zero (0) years experience or more.
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams
  • Active TS/SCI w/poly
Desired:
  • Experience using C, Python, R, SQL, postgreSQL, linux, TCL/Tk, MATLAB, VB, and/or STK
  • Experience modeling and simulating complex systems

 




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Overview

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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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