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Senior Optical Engineer/Scientist

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900027232 Date posted 02/20/2019
Location Seal Beach California United States
Job Description

Seeking a highly motivated candidate with an optics or imaging science background to work a variety of projects at various stages of the product life cycle.


Primary Responsibilities:


A successful candidate will have some direct or leadership experience in some/all of the following areas:

  • Optics and optical designs
  • Systems Engineering
  • Supplier Technical Management
  • CONOPS development
  • TCPED chain (Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploration, Dissemination)
  • Operations
  • Phenomenology
  • Customer engagement
  • New Business development including IR&D and proposal development
  • Electrical, Mechanical and Software design and development concepts
  • Integration and Test
  • Working across a diverse team with many different skill sets
  •  Must be willing to travel (occasionally as high as 25%) 

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.


Typical Education & Experience:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 14 or more years' experience, Master's with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 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.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):

  • Demonstrated experience leading a technical team 
  • Experience with analysis tools such as MATLAB and Visual Basic to assist in design and CONOPS
  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher
  • This position requires an active U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.


Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):


  • Master degree and/or PhD preferred 



Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 25 % of the Time

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