Blue Sky Innovators Modeling and Simulation Subject Matter Expert, TS/SCI Arlington, VA · Full time

As a Modeling and Simulation SME, you will play a crucial role in advancing our organization's capabilities in the realm of modeling, simulation, and analysis. You will be responsible for providing expert guidance, developing innovative solutions, and leading projects to ensure the successful implementation and utilization of modeling and simulation techniques across various domains.



  • Subject Matter Expertise: Serve as the primary point of contact for all modeling and simulation-related inquiries, providing expert guidance and advice to stakeholders across the organization.
  • Model Development: Design, develop, and validate complex models and simulations to replicate real-world scenarios and systems accurately.
  • Simulation Analysis: Conduct in-depth analysis and interpretation of simulation results to derive actionable insights and inform decision-making processes.
  • Technology Evaluation: Stay abreast of the latest advancements in modeling and simulation technologies, evaluating their potential applications and recommending relevant tools and methodologies to enhance organizational capabilities.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to integrate modeling and simulation solutions into broader projects, and effectively communicate technical concepts and findings to diverse audiences.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure the quality and reliability of modeling and simulation outputs through rigorous testing, validation, and verification processes.
  • Project Leadership: Lead modeling and simulation projects from inception to completion, managing timelines, resources, and deliverables to ensure successful outcomes.


  • Education: Bachelors in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related discipline. Masters Preferred
  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in modeling and simulation, with a proven track record of designing and implementing complex models and simulations in diverse domains.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with AFSIM
  • Proficiency in modeling and simulation software packages such as MATLAB, Simulink, AnyLogic, Arena, or similar tools.
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python, C++, Java, or others commonly used in simulation development.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis techniques and tools for data visualization.
  • Experience with parallel computing, high-performance computing (HPC), or distributed computing environments is desirable.

Clearance: TS/SCI Clearance

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with simulation standards and best practices such as the Discrete Event System Specification (DEVS) or Systems Modeling Language (SysML).
  • Experience with machine learning techniques and their integration into simulation models.
  • Certification in modeling and simulation or related fields would be advantageous.

Joining our team as a Modeling and Simulation Subject Matter Expert offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, collaborate with talented professionals, and make a meaningful impact across various industries. If you are passionate about leveraging modeling and simulation to solve complex challenges, we encourage you to apply.

Blue Sky Innovators, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. If you are a qualified job seeker with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, please email us at [email protected] and provide your name and contact information. Please note: this is only for job seekers with disabilities requesting an accommodation.