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Senior Payload IPT Leader

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800074542 Date posted 09/17/2018
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description
The Boeing Company is seeking a senior, highly skilled, and motivated Satellite Payload Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leader to be part of our In-Space Vehicles Engineering team.  As the Payload IPT Leader, you will lead a talented cross-discipline team in the development and delivery of advanced satellite payload systems that serve critical missions for our US and international customers. The IPT Leader provides critical satellite program leadership with responsibilities that include delivering on all cost and schedule program commitments, technical performance/management of products through delivery, and managing risk and opportunities.  This position is located in El Segundo, CA.

Boeing Satellite Systems is the world's #1 company in government & commercial satellite communications.  Join our vision to be the epicenter of the next space revolution by creating the future of global connectivity & assured information solutions.

Primary job responsibilities:

•    Provides leadership and project management for satellite payloads. Accountabilities include cost, technical, schedule, and risk management.
•    Provides support for Business Development efforts.
•    Will have primary responsibility authority accountability (RAA) for program execution and program battle rhythm including earned value, technical performance metrics reporting, cost account management, and communications/briefing to executive leadership - highlighting and project managing program cost, schedule, risk/mitigation, and technical performance while providing timely affordable, lean, root cause/corrective action-based solutions.
•    Will be a skilled project manager with career-experience and knowledge in leading Non-Recurring engineering (NRE) efforts, project baseline development, resource loading, project breakdown structure (WBS/PBS) activities and program-level metrics.
•    Ensures preparation of the master plan and schedule, such as Integrated Master Plan and Integrated Master Schedule [IMP/IMS], and First Article Plan, through coordination and conflict resolution with other Boeing teams, functions, and organizations, as well as customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
•    Integrates relevant lessons learned from previous programs. Develops and communicates responsibility authority accountability (RAA) to define team members' roles and responsibilities.
•    Lead interface for The Boeing Company, working with supplier, customer and end-user communities.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs approximately 145,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries. As part of Space and Launch, In-Space Vehicles Engineering, based in Los Angeles, CA, manages the company's major commercial and government satellite and ground programs for communications, national defense and other missions.

Space and Launch

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

Typical Education / Experience:  Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 20 or more years' experience, Master's with 18 or more years' experience or PhD with 15 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):
•    Five (5) or more years of experience in Program Management or IPT Leadership including cost, schedule, technical and risk management.
•    Ten (10) or more years of full time aerospace industry experience within Mechanical, Structural, Payloads, Design, Analysis, or Production Liaison engineering.
•    This position requires the ability to obtain U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Experience with satellite payload subsystems, including systems engineering, payload layout, wire harness, antenna subsystems, payload electronics, and passive microwave devices.
•    Experience with the payload subsystem lifecycle: design, analysis, manufacturing, procurements, and assembly, integration, and test.
•    Experience with mechanical systems engineering, structural dynamics, thermal analysis, thermal (multi-layer insulation) blanket, primary load structures, tooling, deployable structures.
•    Successful completion of a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 5 years.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

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