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Experienced Software Simulation Engineer


El Segundo, California, Los Angeles, California

Software Engineering at Boeing

With Boeing, your software innovations can touch commercial and military aircraft, rockets and spacecraft as well as advanced cyber solutions. This is where you can build the future.

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Working on a complex system in a lab environment is challenging and exciting, but the real reward came when I got to test our system with defense customers. I was able to interface directly with the men and women who would be depending on our products and hear their feedback firsthand.

Steve Jacobsen
Digital Signal Processing Engineer,
Software Engineer


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Experienced Software Simulation Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800076498 Date posted 10/03/2018
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description

Boeing Defense, Space & Security is seeking a Software Simulation Engineer to design and develop simulation software for Boeing Software-In the-Loop (SIL) and Hardware-In-the-Loop (HITL) test platforms for their El Segundo, Ca location. These platforms support a wide variety of programs at various stages of Flight Software development, test and sell-off as well as subsystem functional testing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Requirements and interface definition
  • Design, development, integration and test of embedded software simulations for HW platforms
  • Troubleshooting
  • Configuration management and release
  • Product maintenance


This position will also require the candidate to develop cross-functional relationships in order to execute efficiently during product development and release. The candidate will be expected to manage multiple tasks in parallel to support program needs.


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).

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.


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in software development and test for real-time simulation products
  • 5+ years designing/developing real-time simulations using the ADI or S/SI environment
  • 5+ years developing software using Ada, C/C++ 
  • Experience interfacing with hardware circuit boards such as 1553, Serial RS-422/485, Digital, Analog

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with scripting tools such as TCL/Tk, Perl, Python, Shell scripts
  • Familiar with Unix, Windows operating systems

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

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