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Modeling & Sim Engineer (Aviation Specialist)

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States


Work Where it Matters

RiverTech, an Akima company, is not just another federal professional solutions contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At RiverTech, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , RiverTech provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , RiverTech provides innovative solutions to complex engineering and operational challenges and delivers wide-ranging services for mission support, systems engineering, and IT.

As a RiverTech employee, you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC) at Kirtland AFB, NM is seeking a motivated, formerly rated individual to design realistic operational level scenarios for Command and Control training events hosted by the 705th Combat Training Squadron (Air Combat Command).

The DMOC mission is to operate a synthetic training environment for interactive simulation across a distributed network. Primarily concerned with Command and Control tactics, techniques and procedures, the DMOC also connects to Research and Development distributed nodes, is a regular partner for Fleet Synthetic Training and Marine Air Wing training, conducts events with DoD FVEY partner nations and conducts Air Defense Artillery Fire Control Officer/Assistant (ADAFCO) certification training for the US Army ADAFCO course.


Job Responsibilities:

Primary duties in support of DMOC include producing scenarios and constructive entities in a variety of "best in breed" environmental generators (Modern Air Combat Environment, Next Generation Threat System, Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation, etc). Developing required documentation for the exercise to include Air Operations Directives, Air Tasking Orders, Airspace Control Orders, Specific Instructions, Joint Prioritized Target Lists, etc. Requires indepth knowledge of military aviation, military planning and military processes.

  • Designs and implements simulation solutions for company modeling applications.
  • Analyzes test results to configure model parameters and materials.
  • Identifies development problems and provides technical solutions backed by analysis.
  • Develops product documentation for designs and test procedures.
  • Generates and maintains diagrams for simulation hardware.
  • Develops engineering calculation programs to support simulations.
  • Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years rated service in a combat coded aircraft and instructor qualification in that weapons system.
  • Current active Secret clearance.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of DMO or Weapons Systems Trainer experience.

Desired Qualification:

  • Air Force Weapons Officer or similar qualification (Top Gun, Strike Lead etc).

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Military Specific Occupations

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: RiverTech

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8871