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Real-time Software Engineer, Phantom Works (Experienced or Senior)

Saint Charles, Missouri Job ID 00000407774 Category Security Clearance Post Date Apr. 10, 2024
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Job Description

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.

The Boeing Company seeks a Real-Time Software Engineer to join the Phantom Works Advanced Weapons software team in St. Charles, MO. This position will focus on supporting the Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) business organization.  The Phantom Works Advanced Weapons Software Team develops software for groundbreaking weapon systems, including hypersonic and advanced precision weapons.

Our team is currently hiring for a broad range of experience levels, including Experienced and Senior Level Real-Time Software Engineers.

The Software Engineer will work with a multifaceted engineering team to design, develop, and deploy operational flight software on precision-guided advanced weapon systems. The selected engineer will perform software leadership and engineering activities in all phases of the software development lifecycle to implement real-time embedded software applications for guidance, navigation, and mission management. The position requires experience with the agile processes and lifecycle management tools and can serve as an agile mentor and coach for the team.

The Advanced Weapons software team develops and maintains the Operational Flight Programming (OFP) software and other real-time embedded software products that fulfill the mission processing functionality of the weapon systems. The OFP software is written in C/C++ with an emphasis on open architectures, and the team performs development using the agile methodology and the Secure Digital Transformation Environment tool stack (Gitlab, Artifactory).

The Boeing St. Charles campus is just 25 miles from downtown St. Louis. From catching a Cardinals game at Busch Stadium to riding to the top of the Gateway Arch, the nation’s tallest monument, the list of activities in St. Louis is endless. The city has access to outstanding outdoor recreation activities, mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, and more. The state park system makes Mark Twain National Forest accessible through trail systems and conservation. With incredible restaurants, a free zoo, a vibrant arts scene, family-friendly activities and parks, the Gateway City is your gateway to fun.

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Boeing offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous Paid Time Off (PTO), flexible work environment, paid parental leave, 401k matching, very generous tuition assistance for earning advanced degrees, and paid medical leave programs.  For more information, click here.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a multi-discipline engineering team to build and implement Operational Flight Program software solutions.

  • Contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle in an Agile development environment.

  • Lead requirements development and interface definitions

  • Lead software architecture trade studies and modifications to meet new requirements.

  • Develop solutions using C/C++, C#, and Python.

  • Test your software and assist system level testing to verify accurate software functionality.

  • Analyze problem reports and solve software defects.

  • Develop leadership skills and experience.

  • Perform guiding and mentorship of junior software engineers

  • Opportunity to work directly with United States Air Force customers.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to 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, or other technical degree.

  • 5 or more years of experience with developing software using Object Oriented principles.

  • 3 or more years of experience with development or real-time software or integration of embedded software onto hardware.

  • 3 or more years of experience leading a software development project or team.

  • Experience with C/C++, Python, or C#.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 10 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment

  • Experience with Git or a similar version control system

  • Experience performing technical leadership responsibilities

  • Experience developing and tracing software requirements

  • Experience with Open Architectures

  • Experience with Real-Time Operating Systems such as DDCI Deos, Green Hills Integrity, or VxWorks

Typical Education/Experience:

Experienced (Level 3)

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 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Senior (Level 4)

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 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.

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.

Shift:

This position is for 1st shift.

Coding Challenge:

To be considered for this position you will be required to complete a technical assessment as part of the selection process. Failure to complete the assessment will remove you from consideration.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  

Summary Pay Range for experienced level: $104,550 – $141,450

Summary Pay Range for senior level: $122,000 – $165,600

Applications for this position will be accepted until April 25, 2024.


Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

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.

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