May 09, 2024

Modeling and Simulation Test and Accreditation Support, JSE

$92,000 - $140,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Remote (Patuxent River, MD & Washington D.C.)
Full-Time Administration Aerospace - Aviation Defense Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

The position:
AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Modeling and Simulation Test and Accreditation Support, JSE to support Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation. The salary range of this position is $92,000.00 to $140,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for remote work as needed.

About the location: 
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A typical day as a Modeling and Simulation Test and Accreditation Support Engineer, JSE to Support may include:

  • Provides technical and analytical support during the planning, documentation and execution of all F-35 JSE development and integration activities
  •  Leads activities for system test, evaluation, verification, and validation to support accreditation requirements.
  • Provides technical and analytical support for T&E and Verification, Validation and Accreditation (VV&A) requirements identification and management.
  • Coordinates, conducts, and participates in technical and planning meetings to facilitate collaboration across JSE Enterprise and operational user groups to identify and define T&E and VV&A approaches.
  • Collaborate M&S accreditation authorities to identify and document requirement and establish approaches.
  • Provides reach-back to Subject Matter Experts from the M&S and T&E competency based on JSE team needs and gaps in knowledge or expertise.
  • Assists in coordinating JSE team activities which include Subject Matter Experts (SME) responsible for JSE development, weapon model development, threat model development, red and blue air model development, M&S environment development to establish T&E requirements and Verification and Validation (V&V) methods in support of accreditation.
  • Provides technical and analytical support to the JSE IPT program management team, during the planning, documentation and execution of T&E and VV&A activities.
  • Collaborate across the JSE Enterprise, operational user groups, and accreditation authorities to identify and develop methods, processes, and procedures to meet JSE T&E and VV&A requirements.
  • Supports the JSE IPT program management team with development of program roadmaps and schedules.
  • Works closely with development and integration engineers across the JSE Enterprise to ensure successful integration of the F-35 IAB with the JSE.
  • Maintain insight into contractor's plans, schedules, and methods of execution for M&S activities for F-35 ownship , air, threat, and environmental model accreditation and V&V approaches.
  • Coordinate with IPT functional lead for contracts to develop program plan for contract actions necessary to initiate/sustain technical work, including development of statement of work and review Basis of Estimates (BOEs), and provides technical input to assist the JSE Lead in negotiating cost of contractor support.
  • Coordinates with Lead Engineer/System Engineers in support of Government Systems Engineering Technical Reviews (SETR) of JSE development and readiness for test and operations.
  • Identifies and manages technical issues, risks, and opportunities and provides guidance and input to JSE IPT program management team.
  • Provides technical input to develop roadmaps and program schedules, and the alignment of technical activities within and outside the JSE Enterprise that enables activities.
  • Assists the IPT Lead and Lead SE develop contracting strategies and finance plans in support of technical activities.
  • Assists in organizing and actively participates in working groups, panels and teams, etc.



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • Knowledge of the F-35 and F-35 systems
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Systems Analysis, or Computer Sciences;
  • DAWIA certification for Test and Evaluation Level II.
  • Knowledgeable of M&S accreditation processes.
  • Major Acquisition Program Experience;
  • Mission Systems M&S Experience
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in engineering and program management of M&S programs


  • Four-Year College Degree in engineering, systems analysis, computer science, or an applicable technical field
  • Experienced in modeling and simulation
  • Experienced in M&S V&V or M&S Test and Evaluation activities
  • DAWIA certification for Test and Evaluation Level I
  • Technical Project Management Experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products
  • Ability to conduct and evaluate feasibility studies and risk assessments
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, to draft clear, concise reports (often dealing with highly complex technical issues), to maintain effective working relationships, and to provide technical guidance and briefings.
  • Ability to independently plan and complete assignments; alerting the supervisor when problems arise that would delay project or mission accomplishments. In addition, conflicts, controversy, or highly political issues are referred to the supervisor.
  • DoD Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.
The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site.  In rare occasions, overnight travel may be required.

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