Simulation Engineer (636930)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


The Electronic Warfare Division has an immediate need for a Missile System Simulation Software engineer.

This is a technical senior or principal engineering position performing integration of missile component models (guidance, navigation, control, aerodynamics, seeker, etc.) into a missile software simulation. The candidate will apply their knowledge of software to a) continue development of an existing framework architecture, b)) integrate component model

software developed in heterogeneous (Matlab/Simulink, FORTRAN, C++) development environments into a C++ missile system simulation, and c) support use of the missile system simulation for ground test verification.



External Referral Eligible


Complexity: develop innovative solutions to complex missiles simulation software integration by best practices. Employ ingenuity and creativity to develop and integrate new capabilities to achieve customer performance objectives.

Communication: Must communicate daily with customer program leadership, Leidos, and a mixed contractor / industry team. Ability to perform in a team environment is required. Must develop a clear understanding of customer goals and objectives and shape work activities to satisfy them. Must present both verbal and written status on a regular basis.

Knowledge: Experience with missile simulation modeling and simulation at the Six-Degree-of-Freedom level; and proficiency in MATLAB/Simulink and C++ are required. Demonstrated experience working in a classified environment is required.

Education: Requires a Master degree in Computer Science, Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent, and 10+ years’ experience in missile simulation software.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICBJMETA ICGP400