Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer
Boeing Phantom Works creates the next generation products and services for the Boeing Defense, Space & Security business. We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Phantom Works focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.
We are seeking a Software Engineer with experience in satellites. This position will be responsible for the development, integration and testing of embedded flight software on a rapid development satellite program. The senior software engineer will work with systems engineering and the software team to derive software requirements, evaluate software reuse, and define software architecture. Will work closely with subject matter experts and the software team to facilitate translation of detailed requirements and algorithms into flight software. This position will work with the teams to develop software-in-the-loop environments as well as a hardware-in-the-loop integration and test environments.
This position will report to the Resilient Space Technologies group and partner closely with the Space and Launch division located in El Segundo, California.
Basic Relocation package only for internal candidates and standard relocation has been authorized for external candidates.
SPEEA representation applies, this job family will be covered by the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. Applicable and appropriate educational/certification credentials from an accredited institution and/or equivalent experience is required.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience)
- Must possess a current (within the last 5 years) final Top Secret clearance. Boeing Security will validate clearance level.
- BS degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or Engineering is required.
- 9+ years of experience with a range of programming languages, including interpreted (such as Python) to compiled (such as C/C++) to assembly language
- 7+ years of experience with Real Time Operating Systems, such as Integrity, vxWorks or Linux7+ years of experience with low-level programming with real-time constraints
- Knowledge of computer hardware architectures and the extent to which they influence low-level software
- Experience (highly desired) with agile development processes and methods
A successful candidate must be willing to stretch beyond their experience base and to take risks to achieve objectives. This position is best suited to individuals who are self starters, highly motivated, work well in fast paced multi-discipline team environments, and are able to work with quick decisions for the best interest of the business. This person has experience and some expertise in process development and qualification, physical and functional integration and installation design and resolving supplier technical issues.
Desired Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
- Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized spacecraft
- Experience in a dynamic rapid prototyping environment
- Prior history working proprietary programs with a variety of Government entities in a classified environment
- TS/SSBI highly desired
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.
At Boeing we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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