Riverside Research Institute

Modeling & Simulation Program Manager

Location US-OH-Dayton
ID 2024-3250
Technical Management
Position Type
Full Time Salary

Riverside Overview

Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country’s most challenging technical problems.
 All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Position Overview

Riverside Research is seeking a full-time Modeling & Simulation Program Manager to assist the National Space Intelligence Center (NSIC) at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.  Candidate will work closely with the NSIC Enterprise Managers, Chief Analyst, S9 and S2/3 Directorates as well as supporting squadron leadership and their analysts.  Candidates must be proficient in standard office software applications and capable of devising practical and sustainable solutions.


  • Support creation of a modeling & simulation enterprise for adversary space and counterspace systems/capabilities
  • Identify pertinent policy and guidance; designate participants as well as their roles and responsibilities; categorize inputs, outputs, and their dependencies; document relevant processes and procedures
  • Assist in implementing a structure to provide oversight and management of the modeling & simulation enterprise for adversary space and counterspace systems/capabilities
  • Draft, coordinate, and implement a charter that captures the committee’s purpose, authorities, limitations, and general governance
  • Act as secretary of the enterprise; coordinate intelligence community committee activities, schedule meetings, capture and publish minutes; document actions and decisions
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Active TS clearance with SCI adjudication
  • Bachelors in engineering, computer science, physics, math, or related fields
  • Minimum 13 years’ experience as an intelligence professional supporting any Service or Intelligence Community organization
  • Familiarity with modeling characteristics and performance of air, space, and counterspace systems
  • Familiarity with various modeling & simulation applications and environments
  • Familiarity with the different types of models and their consumers
  • Effective/efficient written/verbal communication skills; proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, responsible team player able to work independently with minimal daily direction
  • Ability to work and interact with technically and organizationally diverse personnel
  • Open to occasional travel

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with United States Space Force (USSF) organization, mission, roles, and responsibilities
  • Master's in engineering, computer science, physics, math, business administration or related fields

Global Comp

$140,000 - $170,000 This represents the typical compensation range for this position based on experience, location and other factors.

Closing Statement

Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, where service to our customers and support of our staff is our overall mission. Riverside is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring.  Riverside offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages to our employees.
Riverside bases its employment decisions solely on technical experience, qualifications and other job-related criteria related to our organizational purpose as a not-for-profit company, and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status or any other status legally protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.


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