Senior Satellite Systems Engineer
Los Angeles, California; El Segundo, California
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Senior Satellite Systems Engineer
At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.
Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS), Space and Launch Division, is seeking a Senior Satellite Systems Engineer (Level 5) to support the team in El Segundo, CA. The Space and Launch Team creates the next generation products and services for the BDS business unit. We work with both commercial and proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our team focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.
The Senior Satellite Systems Engineer will be a part of a high-performing team that are immersed in high intensity development projects. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to develop state-of-the-art satellite systems for national security programs, civil, and other government programs. This role will focus on high impact, creative solutions to complex technical problems, and work as part of a large team. This position will allow the successful candidate to develop and execute a set of integrated SEIT plans and technical artifacts that will enable the program to meet the technical performance parameters and mission success.
Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to lead activities to plan, design, develop and verify complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.
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.
Leads analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture. Leads analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success.
Leads, develops, maintains and identifies improvements the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes.
Decompose and flow down system level requirements into subsystem and unit specifications.
Collect, track and report on requirements quality metrics (RQM).
Lead the unit specification factory process including use of the master unit specification template as applicable.
Create, release and maintain the program specification tree.
Perform analyses and trades to define space vehicle system architecture.
Develop and maintain requirements, trace, verification events and methods in DOORS for a space vehicle system.
Develop, maintain and release the space vehicle and subsystem requirement specifications, update as necessary.
Support subsystem and vehicle-level testing and anomaly resolution.
Analyze, verify, and validate system level performance.
Analyze, verify, and validate performance of hardware components in a space system.
Track, collect, review and approve verification artifacts for subsystem and space vehicle requirement sell-offs.
Process applicable contract modifications or RDWs with the customer as necessary.
Create, release and deliver space vehicle compliance matrix CDRL in support of spacecraft sell-off.
This position requires an active/current U.S. Security Clearance with a Tier 5 Investigation (T5), formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) that has been successfully completed by the federal government within the last 5 years or in a Continuous Evaluation/Continuous Vetting program for the T5/SSBI. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics is required.
8 years or more of experience as a systems engineer assessing functionality or performance of a complex system.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Experience with decomposing requirements.
Experience with space, launch, vehicle, satellite programs or other complex systems.
Experience in development, build and test of space vehicles.
Experience using DOORS, requirement verification methods and artifact.
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 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 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, based on candidate eligibility.).
Drug Free Workplace:
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.
Eligible for 3ERP.
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.