Model Based Systems Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
  • Jun 09, 2021

Job Description


About the Position: SAIC is hiring a Systems Engineer (MBSE) in Patuxent River, MD. In this role you will support our NAVAIR Systems Engineering Transformation (SET) team, using Systems Modeling Language (SysML). The selected candidate will be responsible for the implementation of model structures and elements supporting the NAVAIR effort in specific modeling focus areas, designated programs, and project modeling activities. This position is eligible for sign on bonuses for qualified candidates.    About the Program: The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has undertaken an organization-wide initiative to reengineer the entire systems acquisition process, incorporating the latest approaches in Digital Engineering and Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), and requiring sets of related models that describe and analyze the desired systems.  The initiative requires experts, with a variety of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills, who can develop creative solutions to complex systems engineering challenges.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and maintain SysML models in support of the NAVAIR MBSE SET effort.
  • Review existing models and documentation to determine compliance with best practices in systems engineering, modeling, and MBSE.
  • Review and characterize new or updated technologies for possible incorporation into NAVAIR MBSE efforts.
  • Provide guidance to junior system engineers and modelers in model development, including detailed advice related to the use of their expertise to resolve model development challenges.
  • Collect and verify information to be included in modeling efforts, in coordination with program stakeholders and team members.
  • Engage with program and project leadership to maintain communication and to provide effective recommendations for MBSE implementation.
  • Maintain proficiency and expertise in the most current MBSE concepts, tools, techniques, and practices.
  • Communicate program efforts, issues, and consequences to NAVAIR SET Team leadership.



Required Education & Experience:
  • A BS or BE degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related scientific discipline.
  • Experience in developing SysML models at the project and system level.
  • Experience with the No Magic line of products or similar SysML-based modeling software (Cameo System Modeler, Cameo Enterprise Architect, MagicDraw, etc.)
  • Knowledge of one or more of these concepts as they apply to SysML: inheritance, aggregation, metadata chains, design patterns, loose coupling, high cohesion, abstraction, value properties, and methods.
  • Experience in and understanding of Systems Engineering concepts.
Security Clearance Requirement:
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain an Interim DOD Secret clearance prior to start date.