Shield AI

Senior Modeling & Simulation Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 21, 2023

This position is perfect for an individual who loves technology, solving complex challenges, wants to develop software for multiple projects, and write code with a motivated, diverse team. Heron Systems, a Shield AI company, is pushing the envelope by applying advanced AI solutions to real hardware systems. An ideal candidate should aspire to be a part of this industry-changing team developing and deploying advanced technology that can truly make an impact.


  • BS/MSin Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, and/or similar degree, or equivalent practical experience
  • Ability to develop, benchmark, debug, and deploy software-based algorithms
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills by applying a scientific approach 3+ years of industry experience
  • Experience working projects with 10+ contributors
  • Offers Fast, efficient, effective problem solving approaches
  • Exceptional collaborator and communicator Comfortability within UNIX/Linux environments
  • Hard-working, trustworthy teammate
  • Exhibits holding themselves and others to high standards
  • Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
  • Experience in a relevant DoD modeling and simulation environment

Job Requirements

  • Experience using AFSIM as a modeler or developer
  • MS or greater in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, and/or similar degree, or equivalent practical experience
  • Understanding of robotics technologies related to autonomous behavior development e.g. task allocation or planning.
  • Understanding/Experience with unmanned system technologies and accompanying algorithms (specifically air domain)
  • Active SECRET clearance
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