Senior Modeling and Simulation Engineer

  • Job Reference: 373350337-2
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2021
  • Employer: CAE
  • Location: Centralia, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Job Title: Senior Modeling & Simulation Engineer

Job Code: AS-59731

Job Location: Arlington, TX

The principal activities include extending the capabilities of our Modeling & Simulation system, utilizing high-performance computing environments that include Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), massive memory and visualization capabilities, high-speed internal networks and interoperability with external virtual and live systems. Other activities include all-spectrum geospatial and dynamical entity constructive modeling in all domains (undersea to space, cyber, and EM), analysis of systems and sub systems for current and next generation real-world systems, scenario definition, simulation setup and conduct, results analysis, and adjustment and validation of the models until required results are obtained. These simulations will support military system design/trade studies, performance assessment, and system test.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and maintain Software requirements, as well as unit test code for real-time computer Software UnitsIntegrate and compile software components into builds and test in target environmentPerform limited troubleshooting of defects and proposes solutions to problemsExecute test procedures and documenting test results are desirableLearn via On-the-job training across multiple Lab Test Engineering roles and functionsDevelop mathematical modelsDesign and analyze experiments to validate modelsImplement new features targeting dynamic simulationDevelop vehicle/sensor/environment simulation using constructive and virtual simulation toolsWork with the customer to define and create relevant simulation scenarios within Constructive and Virtual environments and toolchains to support M&S of next-generation platforms, avionics, sensors, etc.Produce analytic briefings using Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and present to fellow engineers, program managers and leadership, and L3Harris customers

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study in computer science, software engineering, aerospace engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, or other quantitative discipline with demonstrated technical experience (e.g. Applied Mathematics)Minimum 10 years of prior relevant experience or post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.Obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearanceWorking with AFSIM and/or other military and COTS model, simulation, decision support tools to support operations assessment; as well as lessons learned development/refinement experienceStrong analytical, coordination, and communication skills (oral and written) and ability to work independentlyWith Matlab and Simulink

Preferred Skills

Current active security clearance a plus.Knowledge of Joint and individual service Doctrine, CONOPS, TTPsScripting languages such as python, bash, and perl desirableKnowledge and experience of virtual machine and/or Docker container configuration and development is desirableAgile development methodology and Atlassian toolsMachine learning, data analysis, and advanced algorithm design and developmentKnowledge of computer networking and Internet technologies (TCP/IP protocol stack)Knowledge of data transport standards such as Data Distribution Standard (DDS), protobuf, etc.Strong analytical, quantitative, problem solving and conceptual skillsFamiliarity with one or more DoD and COTS M&S frameworks, e.g. AFSIM, NGTS, MACEIntermediate to advanced programming skills or experience in one or more of the following areas: Java, .net,, PHP, Python, Objective C, C#, C/C++, Perl, XML, JSON, UML, JavaScript, Visual Basic, HTML, SQL, PL/SQL, Shell scriptsFamiliarity with one or more 3-D gaming engines (Unity, Unreal)Experience performing MS&A on solutions using Cloud-based technologies.Experience with structured and unstructured Big Data and applications to Machine LearningWorking knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages.

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

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