Junior Level Threat System Modeling & Simulation Analyst

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Threat System Modeling & Simulation Analyst to join a diverse team primarily focused on the modeling, simulation, and analysis of aerospace weapons, sensors, and related command-and-control entities.

The employee in this role will perform all-source intelligence analysis of foreign threat systems, with the potential for work on fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), defensive surface-to-air missile systems (SAMs) and other defensive systems. The position also offers the possibility for work with radar & sensor systems and command-and-control systems.

Regardless of the specific threat system, the employee will discover and exploit all available sources of technical information to develop detailed system and subsystem models and performance assessments. This will require a fundamental understanding of vehicle dynamics and controls, flight mechanics, aerodynamics and propulsion, coupled with a solid base of programming experience and strong technical writing skills.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. A degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related technical field is preferred.

  • Experience performing analysis for the Scientific and Technical Intelligence community (NASIC, MSIC, ONI, NGIC) or other intelligence agencies is preferred.

  • Proficiency in computer programming (e.g. MATLAB, Python, C++) is preferred.

  • Candidate must have strong written communication skills, possess good people skills, demonstrate strong attention to detail and have the desire to work on a highly focused technical team of engineers, analysts, and scientists.

  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville – North Alabama area.

Other Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering is preferred. Special consideration is made for applicable experience in lieu of advanced degrees.

Security Requirements

U.S. Citizenship and a current Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. Must possess active SCI clearance with current investigation (within last 4.5 years) and be able to maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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