Modeling and Simulation System Engineer

Location: VA - Chantilly
Req #: 5630

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.


KBR is seeking a highly motivated Engineer with experience in analyzing complex systems. The successful candidate will have an engineering (or similar) degree and experience using numerical tools to analyze the performance of systems.  The job will include system architecture & design trade studies, and performance evaluations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Design system evaluations and trade studies using a combination of existing and new tools
  • Develop and maintain tools in MATLAB/Python/Mathematica/Excel to calculate pertinent product metrics
  • Organize results in PowerPoint slides and present findings to stakeholders
  • Develop and modify algorithms to enhance simulation capabilities 
  • Review existing Java software to understand software functionality
  • Review data to ensure consistence and determine pertinent results
  • Develop a thorough understanding of functionality and algorithms used in the current tool suite
  • Respond to questions from senior engineers, customers and stakeholders
  • Provide progress reports as needed
  • Ensure that products are delivered on schedule and the engineering analysis is correct

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematics, Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years' experience
  • Experience with Excel
  • Experience with PYTHON/ MATLAB /Mathematica/VBA or other scripting tool
  • Experience reviewing algorithms written in  Java/C++ or other programing language
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal direction

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters in Mathematics, Engineering or related discipline
  • 10 years' experience
  • Domain expertise in GEOINT space systems
  • Experience with scheduling algorithms
  • Knowledge of the system design trade process, assessing system design options and CONOPS development
  • Experience with SQL​

Security clearance: Must have an active TS/SCI security Clearance 



KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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