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Systems Engineer

Huntington Beach, California, Los Angeles, California

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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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


  • Bonus!

    Most employees are eligible for an annual incentive award.

  • Skill Up

    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

    Generous funding for hundreds of accredited colleges and universities (up to $25,000 per year for many programs; up to 100% for eligible STEM-studies).

  • Give Back

    Up to $10,000 in donations and volunteer matching per year.

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Systems Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900010499 Date posted 01/29/2019
Location Huntington Beach California United States
Job Description

Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS), Special Programs is seeking a highly productive, self-motivated Systems Engineer / High Performance Computing Systems Architect (Level 4).  You will work with multiple engineering and support groups, on both ongoing operational efforts and exciting future projects for a highly valued, dynamic program.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Integrates high performance computing systems to support scientific analysis and software development activities, with emphasis in configuring and tuning high performance computing and storage systems.
  • Works with scientists, engineers and analysts in coding and debugging algorithms in a parallel processing environment.
  • Work with other organizations in developing system requirements, vendor statements of work.
  • Collaborate within a small team environment as well as work multiple tasks independently with minimal direction.
  • Use creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills across a broad domain of high performance computing components and activities.
  • Solve challenging problems.
  • Apply systems engineering best practices to fine-tune high performance computing and storage systems to achieve the highest performance possible.

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 Current Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)


Basic (Required) Qualifications

  • This position requires successful completion of a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 5 years.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline.
  • Experience with defining and integrating computing and storage systems.
  • Experience with high performance computing networking and storage concepts and architectures is required.

Preferred (Desired) Qualifications

  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies is needed: high performance computing processing and storage environments, parallel file systems, and Perl / Python / shell scripting.
  • Experience with OS Environments: Unix/Linux, Windows.
  • Experience with computing security requirements.
  • Expertise in networking, computing and storage systems engineering
  • Security+ certification
  • Experience with installing, configuring, integrating and maintaining IBM’s Spectrum Scale parallel file systems into a high performance computing environment.
  • Expertise with Redhat Enterprise Linux operating systems.
  • Experience with large scale, high performance storage systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Typical Education/Experience:

Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' 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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