Millennium Space Systems

Advanced Concepts Modeling and Simulation Engineer

Advanced Concepts - El Segundo, CA - Full Time

Company Overview
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. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary
As the Advanced Concepts Modeling and Simulation Engineer you will develop new algorithms, write simulations, and analyze key performance parameters associated with advanced space and ground sensor system designs. The candidate should have demonstrated experience developing, simulating, evaluating, and presenting space and ground based system level performance analysis. This position supports our advanced concepts modeling and simulation group assisting in new business development, external proposals, 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, satellite maneuver strategies
  • Design and maintain a SQL database
  • Design and test models/algorithms of different sensor phenomenologies and satellite maneuvering strategies
  • Design, simulate, evaluate, and document system level performance of advanced space concepts
  • Participate in communicating findings to select audiences and group members
  • Support existing flight program ground and flight software development efforts
  • Support external proposals, internal IR&D projects, patent applications and technical publications as required


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Physics (advanced degree is preferred)
  • Expert Level Proficiency with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience with Java, C, C++, FORTRAN, Perl a plus
  • Familiarity with SQL and experience with SQL database design
  • Knowledge and experience of applied mathematical modeling and algorithm development of Astrodynamics and physics based systems
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and research skills

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

Before applying, please note:
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 are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.


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