May 09, 2024

Engineer (Model Based System Engineering)-Journeyman

$85,000 - $155,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description

The position:
AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Engineer (Model Based System Engineering)-Journeyman to support Battlespace Modeling & Simulation. The salary range of this position is $85,000.00 to $155,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.

About the location: 
Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

Position Background:
The System Architecture Branch (SAB) team is a government run organization that architects the development of software products supporting modeling and simulation (M&S) environments. The Synthetic Environment Modeling SEM product users include trainer systems; test and evaluation (T&E); analysis; live, virtual and constructive (LVC); research and development (R&D) activities for DoD agencies and its international partners. All products are government owned, developed and managed. The Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) is the flagship product. NGTS is a continually evolving synthetic environment generator that supports multiple platform/services training, testing, analysis and research and development.

A typical day as an Engineer (Model Based System Engineering)-Journeyman may include:

  • Develops hardware and software models and simulations that support the Joint Simulation Environment (JSE) Technical Baseline (JTB)
  • Designs, develops, tests and documents simulations in SysML Camel System Modeler
  •  Uses Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and SysML diagramming skillsets while using aerospace system principles
  • Works independently and with software development teams in support of customer training and demonstrations

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More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

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Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Fitness reimbursement program

Department: BMS- Battlespace Modeling & Simulation
This is a non-management position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No
Remote Work Eligibility: Not eligible for remote work
Required Clearance Level: Interim Secret




Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering-Degrees in Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Aerospace, Computer, Software Systems, Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering may qualify as substitute
  • 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in Model Based Systems Engineering principals
  • Possesses strong analytical and communication skills
  • Possesses the ability to work individually and with teams
  • Possesses a basic understanding of aerospace systems principals
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with employing MBSE approach and tools (Cameo Systems Modeler Preferred)

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.  Overnight travel may be required.

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