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Systems Engineering at Boeing

Here, systems engineering means integrating performance, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability and human systems into all of our products and solutions. In other words, you’ll build the future of Boeing.

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What does it take?

What makes a successful Systems Engineering employee? Check out the info to the right to see if you have what it takes.

Success Profile

  • Analytical
  • Strategic
  • Problem-solver
  • Leadership
  • Technologically savvy
  • Conceptual


At Boeing, we work in space. We work in air traffic management. We build airplanes. It’s really rewarding to see work that we do in a lab develop into an amazing product. That’s a daily occurrence.

Suzanne Hawkins, Systems Engineer


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    Most employees are eligible for an annual incentive award.

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    Unlimited access to online lessons, certification courses and degree-seeking programs.

  • Parental Leave

    12 weeks paid parental leave.

  • Mega Match

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions (up to 11 percent!).

  • Back to School

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Junior Systems Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800104107 Date posted 12/22/2018
Location Herndon Virginia United States
Job Description

Boeing's Autonomous Marine and Maritime Systems (AM&MS) is a business unit within Boeing Defense, Space and Security that provides creative solutions to undersea systems problems. AM&MS is the Boeing center of excellence in undersea systems engineering, undersea structures, Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) guidance/navigation, user interface and embedded software development for command & control. AM&MS performs a full range of systems integration and testing.

AM&MS is seeking a System Engineer to be located in Herndon, VA to support efforts to define notional concepts and systems engineering solutions to customer requirements to advanced communication, signal processing systems and other systems.

Systems Requirements development, management, and verification, System Performance modeling, analysis, and Algorithm development using Matlab is highly desired. In addition, System Test planning, execution, and reporting as well as other Systems Engineering functions are required to support system development and fielding

Position Responsibilities

  • Supports work to test and validate to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements.
  • Plan, design, develop and verify lifecycle balanced system solutions for a highly complex hardware/software system;
  • Allocate performance budgets and analyze and report on test data. support and evaluate customer/operational needs to define system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces.
  • Lead analyses and design activities to optimize total system architecture.
  • Occasional travel to customer and teammate locations is required.

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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.

Autonomous Systems

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


This position requires an active Top Secret (TS/SCI) U.S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. 

(If you held a security clearance within the last two years, your clearance is considered current/active).

Please list clearance level on your resume.


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience) 

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in engineering classification (engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry)
  • Education or experience with systems engineering principles


Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Knowledge of (electronic interfaces, equipment environmental requirements
  • Agile work environment
  • Modeling skills (MATLAB)

 This position is located in Herndon, VA and does not offer relocation assistance. Applicants must reside in area or be willing to relocate at their own expense.



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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