DigitalGlobe Modeling and Simulation SME in Virginia

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Radiant Solutions is seeking a Modeling and Simulation (M&S) SME to support model development, tool development, and data analysis. This position will include requirements analysis, evaluation of sensor performance, support to mission planning, and low-level exploitation of data products from fielded sensors. The candidate will have a strong foundation in scientific analysis, Matlab / Python, STK / SIMDIS, and experience supporting the DOD/IC. This position requires an active TS/SCI; poly desired.

  • Research current methodologies used in the scientific / academic community and apply lessons learned in the development of new models

  • Develop tools to evaluate sensor performance based on a number of external influences in order to shape future requirements

  • Work with program teams to plan future operations based on a priori data analysis

  • Participate in field tests and exercises in support of sensor evaluation, data collection, and algorithm evaluations

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to put together complex products to inform leadership on the probability of success for future projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting the DoD/IC

  • Demonstrated knowledge in tools and languages such as STK / SIMDIS / Matlab / Python

  • An understanding of flight dynamics and sensor metrics data

  • An understanding of RF propagation theory with the ability to put together link budgets

  • An understanding of EO / IR and other phenomenological sensors and respective propagation

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active TS/SCI US Security Clearance. Poly desired.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Critical thinker with proven problem solving skills


DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

We are a vertically integrated, new space economy story, including segments across the value continuum for every moment leading up to and following launch. We lead in satellite communications (building and operating), ground infrastructure, Earth observation, advanced analytics, insights from machine learning, next-generation propulsion, space robotics, on-orbit servicing, on-orbit assembly, and protection of space assets through cybersecurity and monitoring of space systems. By integrating our leading-edge capabilities, we provide innovative, cost-effective solutions, value for customers, and thus unlock the multiplier effect of our combined businesses.