Millennium Space Systems

Jr Advanced Concepts Modeling and Simulation Analyst

Advanced Concepts - El Segundo, CA - Full Time


Job Description:

Millennium Space Systems is seeking a Junior Advanced Concepts Modeling and Simulation Engineer to work with new algorithms, run/debug physics-based simulations, and analyze performance parameters associated with advanced space and ground sensor system designs. The ideal candidate should have a desire to develop, simulate, evaluate, and present space and ground based system level performance analysis to a broad audience. This position supports our advanced concepts modeling and simulation group assisting in new business development opportunities, external proposals to our customers, mission level requirements analysis, internal R&D projects, on-orbit operations, patents, external publications, and presentations.


  • Research and evaluate state-of-the art ground/space-based sensors, constellation designs, and satellite maneuver strategies
  • Test and document models/algorithms of different sensor phenomenologies and satellite maneuvering strategies
  • Simulate, evaluate, and document system level performance trades of advanced space concepts
  • Participate in communicating findings to broad audiences and select group members
  • Support existing space/ground based development efforts and operational missions
  • Support external proposals, internal IR&D projects, patent applications and technical publications


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Physics
  • Proficiency with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Elementary experience coding in any one of the following languages: Java, C, C++, FORTRAN, Perl, Python
  • Desire to apply mathematical modeling and algorithm techniques to physics based systems
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, research, and organization skills
  • Eagerness to perform tasks involving the retrieval, processing, manipulation, and analysis of large datasets to verify conclusions/current hypothesis.
  • US citizenship

Benefits and Perks:

Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.


Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified. Millennium Space Systems is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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