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Senior Aerospace Engineer

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JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC has a need for a Senior Level Systems Aerospace Engineer with modeling and simulation experience to support development of a 6 degree of freedom (6DOF) aircraft crew trainer for the suite of Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). This person will participate in development and maintenance of various UAS 6DOFs ranging from the Gray Eagle to the Shadow UAS as part of a team Responsibilities Include:

+ Reviewing of system requirements, design documentation, and other technical documentation to support the development of a 6DOF simulation.

+ Creating, maintaining, and updating elements of the engineering simulation in MATLAB and Simulink

+ Managing of feature development to support overall project timelines and objectives

+ Working with other crew trainer teams for the integration of the 6DOF solution into the overall crew trainer



+ The successfully candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree from and accredited college/university in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with an emphasis on Aircraft modeling and simulation.

+ Required Skills:

+ 9+ years of Aircraft Modeling and Simulation Experience

+ Demonstrate a working knowledge of programming languages such as MATLAB, C++, C#, Simulink

+ Strong Written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with ability to interact well in diverse team environments.

+ The successful candidate will be a self-starter, capable of multi-tasking, and have initiative to attack and solve problems with minimum supervision

+ Active Secret Security Clearance


+ Master’s Degree in Aerospace Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering is preferred

+ Experience with Army Aviation systems, processes and data

+ Knowledge of requirements management tools such as Team Foundation Server or JIRA

+ Demonstrate working knowledge of Model Based Development (Matlab, Simulink)

+ Demonstrate an understanding of aircraft flight mechanics, dynamics and controls.

+ An interest in Unmanned Aircraft Systems


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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