Draper Simulation Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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The HWIL & Visualization Group is responsible for designing and developing dynamic simulations and infrastructure for rapid assessment, integration, and test of complex systems. Simulation applications range from high-level behavioral simulations to visualize and evaluate system concepts within SysML models to high-fidelity real time simulations and Hardware-in-the-Loop infrastructure to support development, integration, test, and sustainment of systems and software.
The HWIL & Visualization Group is seeking an Engineer with skills applicable to developing software models in MATLAB, Simulink and C++ and executing real time simulations in a Linux environment. A key responsibility for this position involves taking Simulink models and following a structured process to generate source code that will target a real time simulation environment. Previous experience following a requirements based Systems Engineering process is required. This position will be part of a fast paced team environment with an opportunity to work on a range of defense projects critical for our nation.
Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline and 2+ years of experience, or Master’s Degree
Demonstrated MATLAB and Simulink model development experience
Strong ability to apply Probability and Random Processes to system modeling and simulation
Ability to work and succeed within a Systems Engineering oriented project
Demonstrated ability to pick up new tools on the fly (Python, Image Processing, Machine Learning, SysML)
Great verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write clear Requirements Documents, Test Plans and Test Reports
Experience developing analytical models of discrete and continuous physical systems
Knowledge and familiarity with aerospace systems and related sciences
Previous simulation experience with HWIL development, STK, Gaming Engines
Object oriented programming with C++ and/or embedded programming experience
Linux system use, administration & programming
Data analysis and visualization experience
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper.
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc