Senior Systems Modelling Consultant

Role: Senior Systems Modelling Consultant
Location : Remote ( occasional client site visits )
Salary : Up to circa. £85,000 ( depending on experience )

Role overview of Senior Systems Modelling Consultant
A market leading consultancy providing Communication Network solutions to world class organisations are seeking a Senior Systems Modelling consultant to lead the modelling and simulation activities on a range of defence and commercial projects

You will be responsible for modelling concept of operations , systems performance , and design reference missions in support of ground and space-based service-oriented architectures intended to service next generation space capabilities. Mission modelling is to be conducted in collaboration with design , development and study teams working on space-based systems and their ground support systems in Earth Observation , Communications , and Global and Regional Navigation system architectures

Responsibilities of Senior Systems Modelling Consultant

  • Define architectures

  • Construct systems into models and build a system wide model

  • Define mission operation scenarios, conducting simulations using developed models and produce analysis of outcomes

  • Develop end-to-end system architecture analysis

  • Utilise tools such as Matlab , Simulink , STK

  • Integrate third party models and simulations into models

  • Lead architecture trade-off studies

  • Develop bespoke analysis tools, visualizations, and media presentations

Desirable skills required to be successful as Senior Systems Modelling Consultant

  • Knowledge of space-based Earth Observation , Communication , Navigation missions and systems

  • Knowledge and experience of mission analysis techniques and software tools , such as MATLAB , SIMULINK , STK etc. Hands-on work with data simulation toolsets

  • Experience in Concept of Operations development for space-based programs

  • Understanding of Agile software development practices

  • Background working with structured software systems engineering standards

  • Experience in using physics-based modelling and data simulation routines

  • UK or NATO Security clearance required or at least the ability successfully apply for clearance

  • BSc degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required with significant relevant experience

  • Programming skills in a high-level scripting language such as MATLAB , Interactive Data Language ( IDL ), STK , and Python

  • Object-oriented programming, C/C++ , Java , Javascript , AngularJS , Django , and Postgres , would be a distinct advantage