Associate Systems Engineer
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Associate Systems Engineer
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Our The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) organization, Space and Launch Division is seeking an Associate Systems Engineer (Level 2) to join our team in Chantilly, VA. Our Space and Launch Team creates the next generation products and services for the BDS business unit. We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our team focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.
The Associate Systems Engineer will support a proprietary program in the Northwest Virginia area. This program is dynamic and exciting, providing the opportunity to work within and learn a broad range of engineering subject areas. The position will serve as a focal point for vehicle technical issues and functions as well as coordination between site and factory engineering teams. The role will provide on-site operational support and technical oversight, and implementation guidance for anomaly resolution and special test activities. As the Associate Systems Engineer you will ensure long-term vehicle health and that activities are planned, coordinated and performed in a timely manner in line with spacecraft operations and the spacecraft factory direction.
Providing daily oversight of vehicle subsystem functionality.
Resolving multi-functional technical issues.
Reviewing operational logs and addressing concerns.
Reviewing daily trend plots.
Reviewing limit checks across subsystems.
Supporting factory and customer requests for specific monitoring or activities.
Coordinating implementation of Boeing Factory Recommendations.
Coordinating technical issue resolutions with local and factory experts.
Conducting review(s) and closure(s) of discrepancy reports.
Providing support to a daily Site- Factory interface meeting.
Developing scripts and tools with Perl, Python, Matlab, Excel/VBA, etc.
Authoring and updating multiple types of documentation.
Maintaining knowledge of vehicle contingency procedures.
Maintaining current workarounds and memograms.
Maintaining/updating vehicle databases.
Supporting memogram development, providing guidance on anomaly resolution from the system perspective.
Reviewing and reporting trend analysis
Supporting deployments to contingency command, control facilities and calibration activities.
Providing weekly and monthly status of vehicle performance.
Providing vehicle payload specific briefings and written reports.
Supporting special Systems Engineering tests and transition related activities.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. (An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post Start is required).
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
1 year or more of experience in systems engineering.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Active U.S. TS/SCI Security Clearance with CI Polygraph.
Experience working in a complex engineering environment.
Experience with Space Systems Engineering groups.
Experience developing scripts and tools with Perl, Python, Matlab, Excel/VBA, etc. Microsoft tool suites.
Experience maintaining a clear focus in a dynamic, real-time environment.
Certification/qualification for program.
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates, based on candidate eligibility.).
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.
The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements. Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Virginia Summary pay range: Min: $73,100 - Max: $98,900
Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award