Simulation & Modeling Software Engineer

Suite 120, MA

Job Type: Contract to Hire | Recruiter: Dana Tarlow | Phone: 781.696.5733

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Job Title: Simulation & Modeling Software Engineer

Location: MetroWest Area of Boston, MA

Duration: 12 + month Contract to hire

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

An Active Secret Clearance without Incident is required for this role.


Our client is looking for a SME w/ a physical modeling and simulation software engineering background to support the development of wearable systems and mobile communication applications, supporting key accounts as well as developing and designing new technology applications in line with our client's Systems Engineering Department.

Seeking motivated, innovative individuals that thrive in small teams and performance-based workplaces.

Essential Job Functions:

Working with other Engineers, creating a control system model/simulation application for a control system application.

Evaluating and developing models/simulations for physical processes such as thermodynamics, electrical, or mechanical

Evaluating and developing control system methodologies, meeting needs of the application

Developing model-based design simulation tools to test control algorithms, model quality and system performance

Assisting with test plan creation (characterization/developmental/system) for modeling and simulation validating and dataset generation

Assist with integration of solutions into experimental hardware

Performing tests, collecting data and developing tools as needed to process data into desired results

Write progress summaries, reports, plans, specifications and requirements

Required Skills: 

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.

This position requires an active DOD Secret clearance.

Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, electrical, mechanical or computer engineering; two to four years' work/internship experience

Experience developing physical models and simulations

Expertise developing software with modeling and simulation tools and languages (inc. C++, MATLAB, Simulink, Python)

Strong control system algorithm development experience

Exposure to version control (Mercurial, git)

Exposure to test system development (LabView)

Experience in working independently in small cross-functional teams and environments

Desired Skills: 

A background in embedded development, sensor development, wearable technology, or contract research and development

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts, "Best of Staffing" for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, "Top Temporary Placement Firm" by Boston Business Journal, "Best Company To Work For" by Business NH magazine, "Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing” by TechServe Alliance, "Top IT Services Company" by Inc. Magazine, "Most Reliable Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine and "Top Ranked Staffing Firm" by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700

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