Battelle Memorial Institute Cyber Simulation Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

We are currently seeking a Cyber Simulation Engineer to support our Cyber Trust and Assurance business. This position is in Columbus, OH and Dayton, OH Come in for an interview to find out why Battelle is right for you.


Do you like solving the hardest cyber computing problems in the world, working on research projects you are passionate about, competitive mini basketball, and bumper pool? Battelle may be the company for you.

“From Silicon to Software” - We are an elite, multi-disciplinary team, bringing together the brightest minds ranging from Physics to Computer Science, and Mathematics, developing unique embedded security solutions for government and industrial customers.

Battelle has been trusted by elite government clients to solve some of the world’s hardest security problems. We work in small agile teams to push the bounds of computing technology. Our high-powered computer labs include specialized software and hardware, so our engineers have everything they need to invent new Cyber solutions.

Our team is casual. We usually wear t-shirts and jeans. We are a close-knit group and enjoy participating in social activities outside of work. Whether it is visiting local restaurants, bowling, Korean BBQ, or paintball we always have a good time.

We encourage new ideas with our large Internal Research and Development (IRAD) program where engineers work on projects they are passionate about.


  • Collaborate with the Battelle Cyber Trust and Assurance team developing state of the art integrated circuit security solutions ranging from design, verification, and testing of electronic devices, integrated circuits, and embedded systems.

  • Identify and articulate strengths and weaknesses of solutions, conclusions and problem approaches during technical discussions.

  • Works with internal stakeholders to support preparation of presentations and reports. May be called on to provide input, perform demonstrations or present on assigned tasks during customer meetings.

  • Contribute to Internal Research and Development (IRAD) studies and may lead small IRAD tasks.

  • Prioritizes and completes structured assignments with mentoring from senior staff. May seek guidance in identifying subsequent tasking.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Materials Science, or related field of study, or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years’ experience in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Materials Science, or related field technical area

  • Firm understanding and experience in computational physics, numerical simulation, and/or model-based engineering.

  • Solid understanding and experience with industry standard model-based engineering and/or TCAD tools such as Silvaco, COMSOL Multiphysics, CST microwave studio, Altair FEKO, and/or ANSYS HFSS.

  • Must be a sole US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.


  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Materials Science, or related field with 0 - 6 years of experience, PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering, or related field of study with 0-2 years of experience

  • Project experience in computational electromagnetics and optical simulation, including FDTD algorithms, method of moments, beam propagation method, and/or thermal simulation.

  • Experience linking simulations(better language needed) to empirical data and interacting with experimentalists.

  • Strong CAD modeling skills, including experience developing complex integrated assemblies for meshing with tools such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD Inventor

  • Experience with meshers such as NX, Abaqus,

  • Experience with high performance computing, including GPU and multi-threaded execution

  • Familiarity with Python, MATLAB, C/C++, Fortran, or C#

  • Active Secret or Top-Secret Clearance

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Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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