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Real-time Embedded Software Engineer


St Louis, Missouri

Software Engineering at Boeing

With Boeing, your software innovations can touch commercial and military aircraft, rockets and spacecraft as well as advanced cyber solutions. This is where you can build the future.

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  • Results-driven
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Working on a complex system in a lab environment is challenging and exciting, but the real reward came when I got to test our system with defense customers. I was able to interface directly with the men and women who would be depending on our products and hear their feedback firsthand.

Steve Jacobsen
Digital Signal Processing Engineer,
Software Engineer


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Real-time Embedded Software Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800098422 Date posted 12/11/2018
Location Saint Louis Missouri United States
Job Description

The Boeing Company is currently seeking Real-time Embedded Software Engineers to join the Software Engineering team located in St. Louis, MO.

At Boeing, our software engineers use their expertise to dream up next-generation software capabilities for some amazing aerospace platforms. They develop cutting edge sensors and mission systems, high bandwidth communication systems, large-scale simulation systems, airplane and weapons flight controls, cybersecurity solutions and much more.


In your role, you will be the technical lead of a multi-disciplined team of engineers that take pride in developing, integrating, testing and delivering innovative solutions to a variety of challenging customer needs. And we value the curiosity, tenacity and imagination you’ll bring to our teams each day.


You will have the unique opportunity to lead the develop real-time embedded software for the most sophisticated military aircraft in the world, including the new autonomous MQ-25 and T-X trainer.  You can also develop modeling, simulation, testing, and analysis tools using a multitude of software languages including C++, C, C#, Python, MatLab and Ada.

Primary Responsibilities may include:
  • Software Algorithm Development using advanced Machine Learning Techniques
  • Multi-sensor, multi-platform data fusion, including advanced displays development for complex design reference missions
  • Advanced air-to-air and air-to-ground weapon targeting and engagement
  • Autonomous system sensor and communications subsystem development and integration
  • Tactical decision aid algorithms and associated displays supporting advanced manned and unmanned platform capabilities
  • Advanced Full Spectrum Sensor and Communications System Management

Additionally, you’ll be able to mentor with some of the best engineers at Boeing, have access to Boeing’s generous tuition program and further your career in industry leading leadership development programs.

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.


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


This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

Ability to obtain final clearances post-start

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Equivalent of 6+ years of experience with embedded real-time software development

Desired Qualifications/Experience:

  • Equivalent of 6+ years of experience in Mission Systems software development
  • Experience working in Agile software development framework
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical leadership for software projects or leading software supplier management activities

Typical Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 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

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

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