Site Chief Systems Engineer
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Site Chief Systems Engineer
At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.
The Boeing Defense, Space and Security Double Eagle Contract is seeking a highly motivated Site Chief Systems Engineer to join the team. The selected candidate will be part of an enterprise team to support daily operations in the end to end technical management of a spacecraft mission in Las Cruces, NM.
- Site Chief Engineer on an enterprise contract in a Proprietary Area.
- Responsible for day-to-day oversight/management of on-going engineering activities.
- Establish and maintain communications plan with government customer and external agencies on engineering activities/issues.
- Leads others to evaluate customer/operational needs to define system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces.
- Creates and implements strategic approaches for program and business area decisions.
- Keeps Site Lead and PMO informed on performance issues and investigations.
- Assess technical program performance risks associated with workarounds
- Identify and communicate new program requirements based upon upcoming activities. (ROM, RFC support)
- Track and report monthly Technical Highlights and Site Status at Program Management Reviews.
- Track readiness status for new mission activities. (L&I preparation, Checkpoint Review)
- Provide oversight for technical baselines of proposals and bids for future architecture activities.
- Submit weekly activity reports and customer technical status summary.
Basic (Required) Qualifications:
- This position requires an active/current U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance with a current Counter-Intelligence (CI) polygraph. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.).
- This position requires successful completion of a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 5 years.
- 20+ years’ of experience in leading engineering teams.
- 20+ years’ experience working on satellite ground/spacecraft systems.
- Proven skills leading or managing technical teams
- Solid understanding of complex space system to include ground and space vehicle assets
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Technical credibility, relevant domain knowledge
- Familiarity with practices such as continuous integration, and dependency management is preferred.
- Bachelors’ degree or higher in engineering or science related field.
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 20 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+15 years' related work experience, Master+18 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)
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.
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.