Senior Special Test Equipment System ArchitectLos Angeles, California; El Segundo, California
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Boeing Test and Evaluation (BT&E) Engineering is seeking a Senior Special Test Equipment (STE) System Architect to join our team in El Segundo, California.
BT&E El Segundo Special Test Equipment (STE) engineering is responsible for the development and delivery of test system solutions and STE engineering products to our satellite system test teams. Our STE engineering teams create non-flight engineering product designs which range from PCB-level designs to automated multi-rack test system designs with custom-designed panels and include everything in between.
- The STE System Architect is responsible for developing test architectures and the test measurement techniques that will ensure test readiness and first time quality. The STE Architect role creates initial test system design concepts based on program test requirements and the planned use of new and/or existing STE assets. This individual will seek to re-use proven, common STE products and will identify the need for any new, custom hardware or software so that a STE requirements baseline can be established.
- Once a multi-disciplined design team is identified to complete the detailed level STE design effort, the STE System Architect may only provide just consultation/oversight or may engaged directly until the test data review and sell-off completes.
- The STE System Architect possesses extensive engineering knowledge and experience with satellite test using RF/digital/analog test equipment and with the design complex RF communications test systems. This individual will also possess solid understanding of system requirements decomposition, verification and validation.
This individual will join the STE Architecture, Engineering and Design team which is challenging the status quo and driving the Model Based Engineering culture and operations outlook.
Creates Radio Frequency/Telemetry and Command digital STE architectures and test measurement techniques based on program requirements. Artifacts include, but are not limited to, system block diagrams, radio frequency gain budgets, system trade studies results and verification compliance matrices.
Develops roadmaps for Test / STE products and services
Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with BDS stakeholders, BT&E design teams and others. Works collaboratively with BDS System Engineering, the team responsible for defining STE requirements for government and commercial satellite programs
Applies knowledge of product engineering discipline and design engineering standards. Provides oversight during STE hardware or software reviews and approval of technical approaches, products and processes. Identifies areas of technical improvement to our internal teams and provides technical management of suppliers
Facilitates the ongoing Model Based Engineering culture and work environment shift
Develops or reviews test cases, verification compliance matrices and write system level procedures
Executes in alignment with the Technical Lead Engineer (TLE) principles of advise, assist and check. Facilitates skills development of less experienced engineers through feedback and coaching
Works with BT&E management to integrate departmental plans and processes and provides input on MBSE strategies, engineering skills development and capital planning
This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
Experience using any of the following electronic test equipment: network analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers
8+ years of experience in the architecting, design, integration and test experience with special test equipment
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
An active U.S. Secret Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)
Experience working with systems engineers or STE software engineers to develop requirements for a system
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.
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.
This position is for 1st shift.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
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.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award