SAIC Junior Missile Defense Modeling Engineer Job in Mclean, Virginia

Junior Missile Defense Modeling Engineer (Job Number:430634)


Job Description:

SAIC has a job opening for a Junior Systems Engineer to support the Training & Simulation Service Line in McLean, VA.

Candidate will work as a modeling and simulation analyst in support of the Missile Defense Agency Director of Engineering. Physical work location is located in McLean VA in SAIC offices, but will require 6 month rotation at Ft. Belvoir VA.


  • Candidate will provide analysis support for the Missile Defense Agency architecture studies.

  • Candidate will be expected to support the customer in a fast paced environment with modeling assessments and products.

  • He/She will participate in study teams and perform the following activities: problem identification; study planning; data collection; data consolidation; model setup; model execution; data extraction; data analysis; study briefing generation and presentation.

  • Code generation/modification in MATLAB will be required. Participates in systems engineering activities which include: Concept of Operations Formulation, Requirements Definition, Analysis and Engineering, Validation and Verification, System & Operational Performance Analysis.


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university in engineering, physical science, computer science, operations research, mathematics, or other technical fields is required.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • MATLAB coding

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Familiar with/have experience with elements and segments which comprise the Missile Defense capabilities.

  • In particular, it would be a plus if the candidate has experience in one or more of the following element areas; weapons systems; sensor systems; and/or BM/C3 and platforms.

  • A programming background with MATLAB, C++, Java or Fortran would be a plus.

  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix commands would be helpful.

Security Clearance Requirements: Ability to obtain Secret

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Sep 13, 2017, 7:09:59 PM

Primary Location: United States-VA-MCLEAN

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time