Modeling and Simulation Engineer III-IV with Security Clearance

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions
Arlington, Texas
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 22, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: Work in the modelling and simulation group that help develop the latest in unmanned tactical air vehicles and target drones. Be part of a team that works in a fast paced dynamic environment that takes concepts through design, development, production, test and delivers the state of the art capability to the customers. Perform a diverse array of engineering tasks related to the simulation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and associated subsystems modeling in support of software and hardware integration and test environments. Push the technology envelope to deliver affordable tactical drone and unmanned airial targets to the customer. This position may consider remote candidates DOE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Modeling and Simulation Engineers.A Modeling and Simulation Engineer is expected to demonstrate proficiency in these duties: Simulation of airframe dynamics, systems, subsystems, and environmental conditions.
Generation and maintenance of six degree of freedom (6DOF) simulations.
Support integration with software in the loop (SWIL) and hardware in the loop (HWIL) simulations.
Support various hardware/software design, test, troubleshooting, and documentation activities.
Analyses in support of requirements generation, verification, and validation.
Prepare formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. design documentation, test plans, technical reports, etc.).
Prepare and present design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
Support customer training activities.
Foreign and domestic travel to support test activities. Modeling and Simulation Engineer III Performs complex engineering tasks as assigned by their manager.
Supports program planning of engineering activities through detailed scope definition.
May act as System Engineer to help communicate top level requirements to subsystems and determine proper verification and validation methods.
Reports progress on engineering efforts to technical leadership.
Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Modeling and Simulation Engineers.
Establishes and maintains best practices for design, analysis, and testing responsibilities held by the Flight Sciences group.
Mentors Level I-II Modeling and Simulation Engineers. Modeling and Simulation Engineer IV Provide oversight to the Modeling and Simulation group to help prioritize and delegate group work given the company's programmatic requirements.
Manages the engineering team's effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
Acts as key liaison for programs (both internal and external) on all matters having to do with aerodynamic design and performance, propulsion, modeling and simulation, and verification.
Stays current on the "state-of-the-practice" through training and industry involvement/exposure, and mentors the Modeling and Simulation group with this knowledge.
Mentors Level I-III Modeling and Simulation Engineers. Other Job Functions: Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: No Experience and Skills KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Highly self-motivated.
Versatile and adaptable to diverse engineering problems.
Demonstrated strength in one or more of the listed essential job functions.
Demonstrated focus on customer satisfaction.
Demonstrated strong communication skills.
Must be able to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
Ability to travel as necessary to perform job duties.
Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.
Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.
Ability to adhere to workplace rules. PREFERRED: MATLAB and Simulink experience strongly preferred.
Familiarity with C/C++ is strongly preferred.
Familiarity with unmanned aircraft systems and operations is preferred.
Experience with software in the loop simulation is preferred.
Experience with hardware in the loop simulation is preferred. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Modeling and Simulation Engineer III Requires BS degree in Engineering (Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering preferred).
6 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.
3+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry. Modeling and Simulation Engineer IV Requires BS degree in Engineering (MS Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering preferred).
11 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.
6+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry. WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Office and or manufacturing environment.
Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.
Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key phones)
Frequent outside contact with customers and suppliers.
May work extended hours or weekends. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 10-25% May be required to support flight test activities, new business development, and customer maintenance occasionally. Job Benefits Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Coverage
Life/ADD & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Savings Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Paid Time-Off (PTO)
Education Reimbursement