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Front-End UI Software Developer (Associate/Experienced)

Herndon, Virginia; Seal Beach, California; Leesburg, Virginia; Chantilly, Virginia; El Segundo, California; Mesa, Arizona Job ID 00000407669 Category Engineering - Software Post Date Apr. 11, 2024
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is looking for a UI Software Developer (Associate/Experienced) in one of our locations to include Herndon/Chantilly/Leesburg, VA; Mesa, AZ; or El Segundo/Seal Beach, CA

This position will support the Advanced Mission Management (AMM) software engineering organization. The AMM organization executes software development across multiple program domain areas to deliver analytics, planning, scheduling, command & control, and mission management capabilities focused on ground user and mission needs. These software systems are integral to the daily execution of stakeholders’ missions helping to solve intelligence and DoD war fighter strategies.

The organization seeks a hardworking, motivated, and creative front-end software developer to engineer new solutions and capabilities for agile software programs. This engineer will assist/lead design and develop front-end user interfaces that integrate with cloud-based software systems that follow modern DevSecOps and Agile execution processes.  This engineer will coordinate and execute in collaboration with UX designs across large, multi-faceted scaled systems. 

The customer’s needs require state-of-the-art, software-intensive systems to efficiently and optimally task, plan, exploit, and disseminate data for hardware platforms (e.g. satellites, ground systems, etc.) for maximum stakeholder value.

Our teams are currently hiring for a broad range of experience levels including Associate and Experienced level software engineers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with software design, coding and, unit/integration testing of customer desired features/user stories
  • Involved with the design, development & modifications of new and existing software products
  • Contribute to the creation of new distributed components and interactions that align with the future system architecture requirements
  • Coordinate with peers, leadership, management, and product/customer stakeholders to successfully accomplish software tasking to meet roadmap acceptance criteria
  • Help define, execute, and improve software development processes, procedures, and best practices to drive engineering efficiencies, high quality, and increased team productivity

This position hybrid.  This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.   This is at the hiring team’s discretion and could potentially change in the future.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

CI Poly required after the selected candidate has started employment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or other technical degree
  • 1+ years' experience in designing and developing web-based UI applications
  • 1+ years' experience in building testable, scalable, flexible, and robust UI components that integrate with object-oriented software development and patterns (ideally JavaScript, React)
  • 1+ years' experience in aerospace domain knowledge
  • 1+ years' experience with Git or other DVCS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active U.S. Security Clearance preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience in front-end application development, design, and software patterns using technologies like: JavaScript, jQuery, Firebug and JavaScript frameworks (React, Redux, Angular, NodeJS, etc.), RESTful Web services, Java, HTML5, CSS3, ES6 & Typescript
  • Proficient at implementing iterative designs to meet customer needs
  • Collaborate effectively with a team of development engineers across the stack, including User Experience experts, Full-stack developers, QA/Testing, Build and Project Management
  • Applied experience implementing RESTful microservices, with a focus on scaling, decoupling, resilience, reusability of components.
  • Experience with Interface Description Language (IDL) standards such as OpenAPI, AsyncAPI.
  • Candidates with relevant certifications in UI / UX skillsets would be preferred
  • Ability to assess and implement software architecture approaches to complex interactions between distributed services with a focus on concurrency and performance
  • Solid foundation in concepts such as domain-driven-design and test-driven development (TDD)
  • Familiarity with agile software development practices, processes, and tools (e.g. SAFe, JIRA, Confluence)
  • Experience with DevSecOps practices such as continuous integration and development tools (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab Runners)

Typical Education/Experience Level 2 Associate:

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

Typical Education/Experience Level 3 Experienced:

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, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Basic relocation is available for internal candidates.

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 (US Specific):

This position is for 1st shift

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.

Salary is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  

Summary Pay Range:

Level 2 $85,000 - $123,050

Level 3 $104,550 - $151,800

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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  • Generous company match to your 401(k).
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
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