Modeling & SImulation Engineer

Dallas Ft. Worth, TX

Posted: 02/05/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 2712 Pay Rate: Based on Experience

Job Description

Ranger Technology specializes in recruiting top notch tech professionals in the areas of Engineering and IT.  We have a large aerospace client in the Dallas Ft Worth area actively recruiting for a full time Modeling and Simulation Engineer to join their  Future Vertical Lift (FVL) Engineering team supporting next generation military helicopters for the  US Armed Forces.

The Modeling & Simulation Engineer is responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining a lifecycle management framework for aircraft and fleet simulation models used to optimize aircraft design and sustainment concepts to meet program and customer-defined requirements. The Modeling & Simulation Engineer will be an integral part of the overall IPT structure, working closely with customers and subcontractors.
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Inventory and assess current models and simulations against requirements.
  • Define, design, and build a modeling & simulation framework to support program and customer requirements.
  • Document and communicate approach to ensure alignment across teams.
  • Develop a technical approach and project plan for implementation and funding of the modeling & simulation framework.
  • Develop and coordinate framework for Configuration Management (CM) and Verification, Validation and Accreditation (VVA) for developed software models, input decks and simulation results.
  • Provide status updates for major program milestones.
  • Coordinate across program integrated project teams and vendors.
Qualifications   Education and Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science is required.  Engineering, Math, and Physics degrees may be considered with applicable experience.
  • 5 years’ experience in developing aerospace simulation models is required.
  • Requires experience in multiple programming languages (e.g. C++, FORTRAN).
  • Requires scripting language experience (e.g. Python).
  • Requires Linux/Unix and Windows development environment.
  • Requires source control of developed software (e.g. Git, Subversion).
  • Desired experience developing Matlab/Simulink models.
  • Desired familiarity with AR 5-11 Management of Army Models and Simulation and RTCA DO-331, Model – Based Development and Verification Supplement to DO-178C/DO-278A, and MIL-STD-3022 Documentation of VVA for Models & Simulation.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and work assignments.
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Must be able to build and maintain effective relationships with customers, internal and external suppliers, as well as horizontal integrations across the other teams.
  • Must have effective and clear communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated Communication Skills needed to brief top-level management, customers and/or large groups on an occasional-to-frequent basis.
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Security clearance.


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