Toyon is seeking a Space Systems Modeling and Simulation Engineer with experience in C++ and Python programming languages to support department of defense modeling and analyses. Ideal individuals will also have experience in the following, though not a requirement: systems-level analyses in missile defense, including feasibility studies, requirements analyses, operations research, effectiveness and utility evaluations, concept validation, and technology design and development studies. Individuals will develop and make use of existing analytical tools to support analyses for a wide customer base. Typical projects require formulation of the analysis problem, model development, analysis execution, and presentation of the results to the customer.
The ideal Space Systems Modeling and Simulation Engineer will have the following experience, skills, and ambitions:
•10-15 years Defense industry experience preferred
•Excellent thinking and problem-solving skills
•Ability to formulate concrete analysis problems from imprecise need statements
•Ability to work with others to conceptualize and solve problems
•Versatile in C++ and Python
•Strong written documentation and oral presentation skills (proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)•Strong math and numerical analysis background
•Knowledge of detection, tracking, and discrimination algorithms
•Experience solving multivariate optimizations
Candidates must have a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in computer science, engineering, math, or a physical science.
U.S. Citizenship Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required.
Toyon is subject to Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. COVID-19 vaccination is required, except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation.