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Job ID BOE/1311337E Date posted 12/05/2017
Location Brisbane Australia
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Engineering / Technical
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Phantom Works Software Engineer – Brisbane


  • Software Engineer
  • Brisbane CBD location
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Global aerospace company
  • Cutting edge autonomous systems development

Boeing Phantom Works – International is seeking an experienced software engineer on an advanced autonomy project as part of its Autonomous Systems portfolio. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Perform autonomous system software development and integration activities
  • Develop unit and functional tests and conduct integration testing
  • Optimise and integrate software into small form factor computing capabilities.

You will work as part of a multi-discipline engineering team to implement autonomous behaviours, artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities on a range of autonomous systems in development for The Boeing Company. In addition to being able to work cooperatively within a team, we require an experienced software engineer with a minimum of 3 years of industry and/or research experience who possesses the following attributes:


  • Strong software development skills in C++ and other languages including C, C#, Python.
  • Experience in software requirements analysis, functional analysis, software design & development, and software integration & test.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change, support the development of technical plans, and decompose high level guidance into value-added prototyping requirements and capabilities.
  • Ability to communicate complex software concepts in both written and verbal formats to management as well as the technical team.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate junior team member



  • Knowledge of hardware components associated with the implementation of different communications networks (i.e. modems, antennas, etc.)
  • Knowledge of methodologies for secure communications and data encryption types.
  • Significant experience using both Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Experience in participating in software development cycles using agile methods and processes.
  • Ability to implement and utilize systems and processes for ensuring quality and configuration management for all prototypes and products.
  • Experience with embedded systems.
  • Experience with:
    • the latest trends and approaches for implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and autonomous behaviours
    • machine learning/deep learning techniques
    • sensing systems (visual, infrared, laser, etc.) and processing techniques,

is highly desirable.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Software Engineering and/or Computer Science.
  • Experience with OpenCL 2.0 and CUDA processing frameworks.
  • Parallel and GPGPU processing experience.


Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements and must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Your opportunity

You will be a member of PhantomWorks-International, a 100+ strong rapid prototyping organization in the heart of the Brisbane CBD, and will be working on cutting edge technology in the domain of autonomy. This opportunity will see you joining a company that employs the best talent to develop and deliver world class capabilities for some of the most advanced systems available.

You will be part of a Program that recently signed a historic ‘Advanced Autonomy' agreement with the State of Queensland (Australia). For more details please visit the link below.

Our company

The PhantomWorks division of Boeing Defense, Space & Security conducts customer engagement activities to understand future capability needs and innovation activities to create next generation prototypes of future Boeing products and services.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and particularly encourages women and people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment.

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