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Experienced Satellite Command & Data Handling Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800100677 Date posted 12/12/2018
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description

As an Experienced Flight Systems Engineer you will develop and manage Command and Data Handling systems for Boeing satellite programs. Typical assignments will include requirements definition and flow down, systems design and analysis, systems integration, test, and verification.

In this position you will have the opportunity to work with senior management and technical experts across multiple disciplines including subsystem engineering, software architecture, Communications Security (COMSEC), software validation, electronic hardware testing, spacecraft level testing, and end to end system engineering.

In this role you will be responsible for

  • Developing solutions to assure customer satisfaction.
  • Performing trade studies to meet program requirements.
  • Performing analyses to evaluate and optimize total system performance to meet customer autonomous operation requirements.
  • Resolving technical issues and ensuring the spacecraft and system are flight worthy prior to delivery. 
  • Working under general direction of senior Command and Data Handling.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Space and Launch

Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


This position requires an active Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)/Special Program Access (SPA) U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience): 

  • Strong communication (both written and verbal)
  • Proficient public speaker and ability to grow into lead positions that require diverse backgrounds
  • Project leadership experience
  • Ability to develop solutions to complex technical problems
  • Ability to lead projects and drive issues to closure
  • Ability to work with customer, program office, test, and operations personnel


Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience): 

  • Systems Engineering experience 
  • Strong electrical engineering skills
  • CCSDS and IP (Internet Protocol) experience
  • 1553, SpaceWire, CAN experience
  • MATLAB, VBA tool development experience

Typical Education & Experience:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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