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KC-46 Mission Systems Avionics Engineer (Mid-Level and Senior)

Everett, Washington; Tukwila, Washington Job ID 00000405295 Category Engineering - Electronic and Electrical Post Date Feb. 15, 2024
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Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), is seeking Mid-Level and Senior KC-46 Mission Systems Avionics Engineers to be located in either Tukwila, WA or Everett, WA depending on employee preference.

This role will primarily be responsible for supporting the KC-46 military Line-of-Sight (LOS) and Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLOS) communication systems. The main responsibilities include requirements development/verification, technical subcontract management (TSM), hardware/software integration, technical issue resolution, Lab/Aircraft testing, and FAA/Military airworthiness certification.

The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is the USAF’s new aerial refueling tanker aircraft designed to support multi-role missions including refueling, cargo/passenger transport, and medevac airlift. The KC-46 is a military commercial derivative aircraft based on the Boeing 767-2C aircraft and modified per USAF specifications for the primary mission of aerial refueling US and Allied aircraft using either the Hose & Drogue systems or the Boom. The KC-46 is also equipped with a suite of self defensive and tactical situational awareness systems that allows the aircraft to get closer to the fight when supporting combat missions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads work with customers to develop and document complex electronic and electrical system requirements.
  • Leads and coordinates work to analyze and translate requirements into system architecture, hardware and software designs and interface specifications.
  • Leads work to test and validate to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements.
  • Oversees and monitors supplier performance to ensure system integration and compliance with requirements.
  • Solves problems and provides support of fielded hardware and software over the entire product lifecycle.
  • Researches technology advances for potential application to company business needs.
  • Makes recommendations for technology investments.

This position allows telecommuting.  The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at least 3 days/week at one of the listed location options.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Secret Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. secret clearance Post Start is required. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently possess a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ​
  • 4+ years combined educational and technical experience in electrical engineering, RF engineering, avionics, computer science, or related fields.
  • 3 years of related experience

Preferred Qualification:

  • 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with military LOS VHF-UHF communication systems
  • Experience with military BLOS UHF SATCOM systems
  • Experience performing Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) process and implementing corrective actions
  • Experience with FAA airworthiness certification
  • Experience with Military airworthiness certification
  • Experience with Equipment Manager Responsibilities for Avionics Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
  • Experience with MIL-STD-1553 data bus analysis

Typical Education/Experience:

Mid-Level

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+1 years' related work experience, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Senior

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Union Representation:

This is a union represented position

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range for Mid-Level: $102,850 - 139,150

Summary pay range for Senior: $128,350 - 173,650

This requisition is accepting applications through February 29, 2024


Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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