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Simulation Software Engineer ( R-00076335 )


Software Engineer



Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos has a career opening for a Simulation Software Engineer located in Reston, VA.

Job Description:
The Leidos Office of Technology (OOT) has an opening for Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Software Engineer to support the Operational Effectiveness Modeling & Simulation Center of Excellence (OE M&S CoE).
We are looking for an experienced software engineers with a background in developing and using engagement/campaign level M&S to be a part of a team to guide the use of M&S across the company. You will be on the forefront of maturing M&S capability, processes, tools, procedures, and analysis techniques in support of the Leidos enterprise. The CoE team will facilitate, advise, and train the Leidos Line organizations and enterprise on the use of OR analysis methodologies, techniques, and M&S capabilities to:
•Define and characterize the military and intelligence utility and mission benefit of Leidos capability and technical discriminators, using metrics used and appreciated by Leidos Customers
•Support the demonstration of the differentiated value of Leidos capabilities and technology – by demonstrating how our solutions provide improved military and intelligence utility and mission benefit over that provided by other solutions
•Support Customer marketing and requirements shaping activities

Primary Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be part of a team that facilitates, advises, and train all Leidos business areas that use and derive benefit from OR analysis and M&S capability, such as:
•Technical solutioning and system trade studies
•Systems Engineering - Design and development, Test and Evaluation, and Verification, Validation, and Accreditation
•Digital Engineering and Model-Based System Engineering
•Operational effectiveness analysis at the engagement, mission, and campaign levels - and how this level of ORSA and M&S capability is built upon basic physics, systems, and sub-system M&S capability
•Training and trainer capability

The CoE team will define and maintain a set of standard OR analysis and M&S playbooks, templates,
processes, tools, and procedures - to include lessons-learned and best practices with proper feedback

Required Qualifications:
•Masters and 15+ years experience in Computer Science or related STEM field
•8 - 12 years of experience in developing M&S in C/C++ or Java:
oExperience in translating technical capability/technical discriminators into M&S requirements
oExperience architecting changes to existing M&S
•Experience developing and/or integrating models into M&S used by DoD and intelligence communities to assess an emerging concept of operations or technology
•Ability to work with Customers and Leidos teams to discern key customer requirements and "hot buttons", and translate how to best demonstrate the military utility and operational benefit of Leidos solutions
•Familiarity with ORSA concepts, analytic techniques, and methodologies such as mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, mathematical optimization, simulation, stochastic-process models, decision analysis, and economic models
•Strong oral and written communication skills, along with excellent public speaking skills. You will be working with senior management to influence/persuade others and articulate M&S assumptions and limitations
•Active TS with ability to obtain SCI
•Travel: 25%

Preferred Experience and Skills:
•Experience working for or at one of the military analysis centers: N81; USAF Studies, Analysis and Assessments; Center for Army Analysis, etc. - and their standard and "trusted" models (e.g. AFSIM, STORM, etc.)
•Experience federating simulations using HLA
•Experience developing Python scripts

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