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Mid-Level Software Engineer


Los Angeles, California, Seal Beach, California

Software Engineering at Boeing

With Boeing, your software innovations can touch commercial and military aircraft, rockets and spacecraft as well as advanced cyber solutions. This is where you can build the future.

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Working on a complex system in a lab environment is challenging and exciting, but the real reward came when I got to test our system with defense customers. I was able to interface directly with the men and women who would be depending on our products and hear their feedback firsthand.

Steve Jacobsen
Digital Signal Processing Engineer,
Software Engineer


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Mid-Level Software Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900025538 Date posted 02/20/2019
Location Seal Beach California United States
Job Description

The Virtual Warfare Center-Colorado Springs (VWC) is seeking a creative and highly-motivated mid-level software engineer to support a small software team, develop modeling and simulation software for a virtual simulation environment and operate the environment in support of customer Advanced Training events.


Primary Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain simulation environments and operator interfaces in support of customer requirements as well as the execution of virtual simulations in a larger Integrated Systems experimentation plan.
  • Develop various frameworks in multiple languages and network messaging protocols.
  • Integrate with third party applications, system level testing and scenario development is expected.
  • Work with United States Government (USG) government customers, analysts and other software engineers to translate high level customer requirements into specific work packages and detailed software requirements for operator-in-the-loop (OITL) simulations.
  • Determine requirements, build schedules, assign tasks, track tasks, develop simulation and experimentation test plans, execute the simulation, and work with a distributed team in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

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.

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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


Bachelor's in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or closely related field is required, and 5 or more years' experience, Master's degree with 3 or more years' experience or PhD degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.


Basic Experience & Qualifications Required:

*This position requires an active U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.


  • Must have an understanding of real-time simulation and an ability to perform programming tasks to represent particular customer-accepted models in an Operator-in-the-Loop (OITL) virtual simulation.
  • Must have practical experience with C# and JavaScript.
  • Must be familiar with data structures and algorithms commonly used in programming, including lists, trees, maps, hashing, searching, and sorting.
    Must have the ability to travel up to 25%.
  • Candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to work both independently without direct supervision, and also with a team to develop end products. Excellent oral and written communication skills desired.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of object oriented programming, standard template library (C++), databases, networking and svn/git as well as Microsoft Visual Studio is also highly desired.
  • An understanding of the agile software development process is recommended.
  • Experience with spacecraft simulations is a plus.
  • Experience in AGI STK, Python, PHP, and configuration control and knowledge of virtual machines are highly desired.
  • Familiarity with MATLAB is a plus.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 25 % of the Time

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