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AI Software Engineering Manager

Seoul Job ID 00000389679 Category Engineering - Software Post Date Sep. 06, 2023
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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.

Boeing Korea Engineering Technology Center (BKETC) team is seeking a Software Engineering Manager in Seoul, South Korea. This Software Manager will be responsible for creation of a Software centric AI/ML organization, in BKETC, as part of the AI Factory organization, with the mission of the creation of best-in-class models and ensembles that can be re-purposed and reused, covering domains of Classification, Prediction, Fusion, Decision Making, and Generative AI solutions.  

A successful candidate will be building out and leading highly-motivated AI/ML software development team that covers researching and exercising AI/ML re-usable models and ensembles, the building blocks for AI/ML application development.  This leader will be responsible for the execution of the AI Factory team in the BKETC Software Engineering, and will serve as the point of contact for the organization in Korea.

This leader will strive to maintain a culture of psychological safety at BKETC and live the Seek, Speak & Listen values at all levels of the organization.  Fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion (D&I) and a commitment to D&I and Boeing values of quality, safety, and integrity will be hallmarks of the BKETC Software Engineering Manager. Supporting operations at the BKETC office to achieve key corporate research and technology goals in Korea requires recognizing the intrinsic worth of all team mates, regardless of race, creed, sexual orientation, status, age and background.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead Research and Development contract efforts for the BKETC organization

  • Lead interactions with business leadership and program management in conjunction with the counterpart in the US

  • Responsible for leading the strategic reuse of AI models as directed by the BKETC leader

  • Responsible for implementing AI/ML software standard processes as directed by SW Engineering

  • Support business units regarding to the AI/ML function, and stand-up of the AI Factory functional organization in Korea

  • Establish, implement and govern Software Engineering Best Practices as directed by BKETC

  • Develop and execute best practices related to deploying AI/ML solutions

  • Recruit, hire, mentor, and manage teams of software developers, fostering their career growth and building a strong team culture based on inclusion, innovation, and respect

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and motivate the team to achieve common objectives through effective teamwork

  • Collaborate with customers and other leaders to clearly define expectations and deliver exceptional solutions

  • Drive innovation by looking beyond current practices and utilizing creative thinking to discover new opportunities and solutions

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to inform and implement the company's technology strategy, with a special focus on execution and timely delivery

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or other technical degree

  • 3+ years of experience leading or managing software engineering activities

  • 1+ years of experience in leading program execution in the AI/ML space

  • Experience with software architecture and software implementation

  • Experience with AI/ML technologies, frameworks, models and ensembles

    • Familiarity with Pytorch, SciKit Learn, Tensorflow, and similar backend frameworks

    • Familiarity with Classification Supervised and Unsupervised models

    • Familiarity with Decision Making models, such as Reinforcement learning

    • Familiarity with Prediction models, including time series models, regressors

    • Familiarity with GenAI models, including LLMs

  • Experience with Python, ML Ops and Data Ops

  • Ability to build, grow and lead a Global Software Engineering Organization (experience with leading an organization through digital growth and innovation)

  • Proper English and Korean communication skill in verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • A strong, influential leadership style that moves people to act, motivates and inspires excellence and innovation

  • Strong experience with transitioning outputs to business organizations and customers. Must have strong business operations & presentation skills

  • Proactively and quickly makes sense of complex issues; responds effectively to complex and ambiguous situations; communicates complicated information simply

  • Gains others' trust by demonstrating openness and honesty, behaving consistently, and acting in accordance with moral, ethical, professional, and organizational guidelines

  • Experience with mentoring, coaching, guiding, growing and leading teams of first level managers

  • 3+ years of experience working with internal and external customers and suppliers


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position.

This is for an international, locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not on Boeing US-based payroll.

Boeing gives additional scores to eligible candidates for job positions who are classified as veterans or persons of disability according to applicable laws.

Boeing Korea has officially been certified as a “Best Family Friendly Management” company by the Republic of Korea Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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