Lead Modeling Engineer Consultant

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade | US-MD-Baltimore
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Professional Services

Company Overview

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position

Position:  Lead Modeling Engineer Consultant

Location: Ft. Meade, Maryland

Clearance Level: TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph

Travel Requirement: None

Technology Specialization: Network Modeling and/or Development

Seniority: Lead




Develop algorithms used in modules incorporated into models associated with the research and development of technologies and systems, including traditional circuit switched networks, data networks, access technologies, wireless systems, the media to carry such services, the protocols required for the completion of transport and services, operation of networks, management of network resources, provisioning of resources, and traffic and performance modeling of such networks. Design modules representing traditional circuit switched networks. Gather needed data to specify system and component performance and interface requirements. Perform data captures to obtain network performance information and analyze the performance data.



  • Ten (10) to Twenty (20) years of experience in model code development OR twelve (12) years developing large models of 10,000 nodes or more
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in management or as a modeling team lead
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in developing web-based user-interfaces, object-oriented programming and developing relational databases OR Five (5) or more years of experience in the application of M&S to Network Analysis problems
  • Five (5) or more years of experience conducting reviews to validate operational, or user requirements
  • Three (3) or more years of experience developing operations, user requirements and technical procedures
  • Three (3) or more years of experience developing model verification reports
  • A Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related discipline


Desired Technical Skills:

  • Logical Decisions
  • Excel/VBA Solver
  • OPNET/Riverbed
  • Modeling and simulation 
  • Information Assurance


About Riverbed

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


Learn more at www.riverbed.com. 



Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.



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