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Space Vehicle Flight Systems Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800089529 Date posted 11/19/2018
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description

The Boeing Company is seeking a junior Space Vehicle Flight Systems Engineer to design, develop, and deliver state-of-the-art satellite systems for commercial, civil and/or national security programs. This position is located in El Segundo, CA. 

As a Space Vehicle Flight Systems Engineer you will develop complex solutions on advanced next generation spacecraft technologies in the area of : Attitude Control Subsystem (ACS), Autonomy Subsystem (AS), and Command and Data Handling Subsystem (C&DH). For each subsystem, you will experience the full lifecycle of satellite development from: requirements definition and flow down, algorithm design and analysis, system hardware integration, software validation, development of satellite operating procedure, and support satellite operations.

Job Responsiblities:
  • Supporting the resolution of technical issues and ensuring the spacecraft and system solutions are flight worthy prior to delivery.
  • Evaluating customer/operational needs to define system performance requirements, integrating technical parameters and assuring compatibility of physical, functional and program interfaces.
  • Performing various analyses to optimize overall spacecraft architecture.
  • Supporting trade studies to meet program requirements.

Be part of a systems engineering team that works with a large cross-functional group including customers, suppliers, hardware and software engineers, integration and test engineers, and senior technologists to ensure that the final products meet the mission objectives.

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 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):
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering from an accredited course of study. ABET preferred. 
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Systems Engineering experience.
  • Electrical or Aerospace engineering experience.
  • Experience with C/C++.
  • MATLAB, VBA tool development experience.
  • Satellite design and test experience.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Proficient public speaker and ability to grow into lead positions that require diverse backgrounds
  • A team player.
Typical Education/Experience:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 2 or more years' experience or a Master's degree with 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

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