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Job #: R-00025523
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Modeling, Simulation & Analysis Lead to perform functions as a Software Engineer to support AFRL in Dayton, Ohio.  

Primary Responsibilities

•            Support the planning and execution of experiment campaigns thru modeling, simulation and analysis

•            Perform design, development, evaluation, and analysis in such areas as: distributed simulation, object-oriented simulation, model validation and verification, and simulation and model development

•            Design, implement, and integrate MS&A tool sets to support trade space studies evaluating warfighter capabilities, differing solution designs, program recommendations, and overall capability performance

•            Assess the application of commercially or Government-owned and available analytical tools capabilities and utilize when appropriate.  

•            Develop new MS&A capabilities as needed across the DOTMLPF-P spectrum

•            Explore the use of domain models as a primary means of information exchange within the team.

Basic Qualifications

•            BS degree with 12+ years of work experience in the modeling, simulation and analysis field or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.

•            A working knowledge of MS&A concepts, techniques, and methodologies such distributed simulation, object-oriented simulation, model validation and verification

•            Proven ability to develop and integrate existing modeling and simulation tools and develop new tools as necessary for given analysis requirements

•            Relevant experience developing software in various languages.

•            Strong working knowledge of tools and libraries available for various operating system, and be familiar with sound software engineering principles and methodologies.

•            Ability to communicate well with internal and client project team members.

•            Must possess an active Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

•            Doctorate degree in relevant technical domain

•            Current Secret or higher security clearance

•            Working experience with systems engineering development methods

•            Experience in Operations and Systems Analysis

•            Ability to lead small teams of staff with diverse technical disciplines

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Engineering


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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