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Senior Electrical Wire Design Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900023912 Date posted 02/07/2019
Location New Orleans Louisiana United States
Job Description

Boeing Space & Launch, In Space Vehicles is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Chief Electrical Engineer to be the technical electrical authority for the Core Stage on the Space Launch Systems program in a fast paced environment. Basic Relocation Package is being offered.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • This position will be the Chief Electrical Engineer, acts as the primary technical electrical authority for the Core Stage
  • In the Electrical Design Integration (EDI) role, the selected candidate will ensure closed loop implementation of strategic Wiring Quality Improvements including the Electrical Design Integration Maturity Phases (EDI-MP) process.
  • Leads and participates in system level trades to ensure the vehicle design meets all physical, electrical and Environmental requirements while accommodating the required system requirements
  • Ensures that the space vehicle design meets internal and external production and manufacturing requirements using DFMAT principles
  • Leads the development of qualification and acceptance level test plans to verify system designs meet requirements and specifications
  • Develops new design/analysis processes and tools to improve the effectiveness, quality and efficiency of a high nonrecurring development effort.  
  • Investigates emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements
  • Architecture of new space vehicle designs and/or improvement to current spacecraft product line platforms
  • Defines electrical design trade space and closure criteria
  • Defines electrical, wiring, grounding, environmental design and integration requirements for the Core Stage and its constituent assemblies and components including both flight and non-flight (GSE) hardware
  • Develops manufacturing and test plans to support spacecraft integration, transportation and launch S
  • Supports and approves manufacturing and integration plan, Digital Mock-Up (DMU) and Virtual Manufacturing (VM) simulation reviews
  • Interface Control Dwg/Models including but not limited to electrical and electronic systems
  • Supports and approves of design reviews, test plans and procedures, critical planning procedures 
  • Resolves conflicts/interface issues between product organizations
  • Resolves anomalies including determination of root cause, containment actions and corrective actions
  • Lead Root Cause & Corrective Action (RCCAs) in a production 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.

Space and Launch

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


Typical Education & Experience:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 20 or more years' experience, Master's with 18 or more years' experience or PhD with 15 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):

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
  • 3 or more years of experience designing or supporting electrical wire harness installations.

    Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Experience building Space Electronics Flight Hardware.
  • Experience with Spacecraft design, development and delivery.
  •  Experience with spacecraft and electrical design, production, test and verification.
  • Experience with electrical, electronic and wiring materials and processes including wire, grounding systems, signal processing, flight and ground instrumentation, and RF systems.
  • Experience with electrical systems including power distribution, batteries, grounding, instrumentation, flight termination systems, release devices and deployments. 
  • Experience with space hardware qualifications and environments.
  • Experience with RCCA, non-conformances (Generation & disposition) and material review board (MRB) process.
  • Experience with Liquid propulsion systems.
  • Experience Manufacturing Execution Systems Common Image (MESci).

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

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