JUNIOR MODELNG AND SIMULATION (M&S) ENGINEER
Air Combat Effectiveness Consulting Group
Lexington Park, MD
ABOUT ACE:
ACE Group is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides unique expertise in the operational application of current and future airborne weapons systems, with an emphasis on lethality and survivability in the Aviation Battlespace. We serve in key roles as trusted agents within our customers’ offices, offering critical knowledge regarding design, development, procurement, test and operational support of new and upgraded weapons and platforms.

ACE Group’s philosophy is simple: Our success must be grounded on service and honest relationships. We focus on meeting the needs of our customers and employees, and trust that with those satisfied, the business will take care of itself.

OPPORTUNITY:
Do you enjoy applying your knowledge and skill to solving the hardest challenges? If yes, ACE Group has an exciting opportunity to support our Naval Aviation Systems Command (NAVAIR) customers as a Modeling and Simulation Engineer at NAS Patuxent River in Lexington Park, MD.

We are looking for a smart, energetic candidate with strong M&S skills to join our team working on some of the Navy’s most advanced and critical weapon systems. You will play a lead role through the design, development, test, and implementation of M&S solutions.

ACE Group is located in beautiful southern Maryland. Surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, the area offers affordable housing, abundant outdoor activities, and a real sense of community. With the Washington, DC metro area only an hour away, southern Maryland provides an exciting, balanced lifestyle.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Utilize M&S knowledge and experience to develop solutions that support analyses of the combat effectiveness and survivability of current and planned U.S. Navy air systems. Work closely with systems and functional engineers to provide relevant M&S solutions that support warfighting capability assessments of combat systems and impacts on operational and engineering requirements.

Provide customer offices with technical knowledge in the areas of: M&S development (including VV&A), M&S workspace architecture, data structures, data visualization and the integration of M&S within Test and Evaluation (T&E) strategies.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Architect relevant M&S solutions
Collaborate with Threat Working Groups to incorporate operationally relevant scenarios
Research relevant combat system capabilities, characteristics and operational use
Instantiate domain specific M&S solutions from a suite of approved software tools
Create reports and briefing products on M&S implementations
Deliver and support customer briefings on M&S implementations
Support customer engineering and management processes
Lead VV&A of M&S implementations
Participate in various Integrated Product Teams and Working Groups

MINIMUM TANGIBLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics or other technical field
2+ years of hands-on experience developing M&S solutions at the code implementation level
Excellent MATLAB® programming skills
Ability to create compelling, coherent briefing products; excellent technical writing skills
Currently residing in, or can relocate to Southern MD (within daily commuting distance of NAS Patuxent River)
Must meet eligibility requirements for access to Secret classified information; U.S. citizenship

INTANGIBLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Rapidly understands new concepts, and applies them accurately and creatively
Inquisitive and entrepreneurial mindset
Works comfortably in evolving and complex environments
Interacts confidently and communicates effectively at all levels of our customers’ offices
Distills technically complex material for presentation to non-technical decision makers
Envisions future states and translates that vision into concrete and actionable plans
Effectively organizes, schedules and coordinates work phases and tasks

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Meets eligibility requirements for access to Top Secret classified information
Electrical Engineering degree
RF Engineering/M&S experience
Experience operating one or more of the following software tools: AFSIM, Benchmark, BRAWLER, CST, ESAMS, JIMM, OPANA, RADGUNS, STK, SUPPRESSOR
ACE Consulting Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics in accordance with federal, state and other applicable law.