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Senior Satellite Flight Systems Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900030812 Date posted 02/20/2019
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description

As a Flight Systems Engineer you will lead teams to develop flight systems on complex satellite systems: Attitude Control Subsystem (ACS), Autonomy System (AS), Command and Data Handling Subsystem (C&DH) and Mission Systems Engineering and Operations (MSEO). For each system, you will develop requirements definition and flow down, systems design and analysis, systems integration, test and design validation, verification, and writing satellite operating procedures and support satellite operations. Position is located in EL Segundo, California.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams to develop designs and ConOps that meet the customer and operational needs.
  • Resolve technical issues and ensuring the spacecraft and system are flight worthy prior to delivery.
  • Create tools and techniques to optimize, analyze, and validate performance.
  • Develop solutions to assure customer satisfaction and presenting those findings to customer and senior management.
  • Perform trade studies to meet program requirements.
  • Drive technology roadmaps.
  • Teach and coach others.


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 SSBI (Single Scope Background Investigation) US Security Clearance, for which the U.S Government requires U.S. Citizenship.



Typical Education/Experience:
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 14 or more years' experience, Master's with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 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 working with spacecraft systems.
  • Experience leading projects and drive issues to closure.
  • Experience developing solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Experience working with customers, program office, and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experience functioning in a leadership role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with systems engineering.
  • Experience with electrical engineering. 
  • Experience with C/C++ software.
  • Experience with MATLAB, VBA tool development experience.


Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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