Associate Space Subsystem EngineerHerndon, Virginia
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Boeing is seeking an Associate Space Subsystem Engineer. The Associate Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer will be responsible for operational health and safety of the system hardware and software subsystems for a 24x7 supported system. These individuals must work well in a small team environment, and have reliable work attendance. Boeing is looking for someone who has a passion for space systems and their internal working. We are looking for someone who wants to learn the inner working of space systems, in particular we are looking for someone who is interested in Electric Power Systems, Thermal Systems and/or GNC. Everyone on the team learns about all systems, but specialize in one or more particular systems to be the SME (Subject Matter Expert).
Characterization and analysis of various subsystems for all phases of system operations
Diagnosing problems in system and identifying the proper factory support personnel to provide solutions to the system problem
Supporting critical events that require the presence of engineering support to ensure flawless execution
Oversight and maintenance of real-time software loaded to the systems and subsystems that are assigned to each engineer
Monitor performance of subsystems, trend the data using analytical tools. As needed develop new tools to improve the ability to analysis the system data
Responsible for anomaly investigations, fault isolations and recovery activities for given subsystems
Write and maintain all supporting procedures and processes that pertain to assigned subsystem
Gather, define, and document system level requirements to support control and mission
Resolve requirement conflicts
Perform and document analysis and design of subsystems to validate or assess the system design and/or modes
Develop solutions and disposition of issues to assure customer satisfaction
Design trade studies to meet program requirements
Work independently on assigned projects and seek out guidance and support from peers as needed in a team environment
Coordinate system changes for your assigned systems with all relevant stake holders prior to execution
Execute system changes per defined processes ensuring all documentation is up-to-date prior to change
Lead small teams to resolve complex technical issues for customer for their defined area of expertise
Ability to obtain and maintain system operations certification in role is required.
This position requires a current Tier 5 (T5), formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) (U.S. Citizenship required) or requires candidate agreed to enter a Continuous Evaluation program.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
6 months of experience of space/ground interfaces between the ground systems and the space systems (to include software)
Familiarity with Windows environments
Must be able to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends as needed with limited notice
Willing to work nights and occasional holidays
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Aerospace engineering degree preferred
Experience in satellite/aerospace operations environment is desired
Proficient with Matlab
Experience with implementing procedures to verify vehicle system stat of health
Proficient or willing to learn Python
Proficient with a scripting language like Perl
Typical Education & Experience:
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 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
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.
Shift Work Statement:
This position is for 1st shift
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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.