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Experienced System Engineer (Architecture and Definition)

at Boeing

Posted: 10/16/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00000215910
Keywords: architecture

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Experienced System Engineer (Architecture and Definition)


The Boeing Company

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USA - Seal Beach, CA

Job Description Summary:

Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify a lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions. Evaluates customer and /operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces. Performs various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture. Performs analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success. Develops the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes. Resolves cross-functional technical issues.

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Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

Export Control Requirement:

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.

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

Job Description Qualifications:

Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS) is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer – Proprietary Programs (Level 3) for Seal Beach, CA. The selected candidate will work for this dynamic Boeing program, you will join a highly collaborative, close-knit multi-disciplinary team. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines in an integrated team environment to develop CONOPs and interface definitions

  • Support stakeholder needs analysis, technical measure definition, requirements analysis, and allocation & definition for subcontractors, utilizing  JIRA and Confluence

  • Support agile development meetings to become a technical focal point for communication to Boeing domain experts

  • Assist in build content reviews for both agile and formal software deliveries

  • Support coordination of integrated testing requiring strategic functional implementation to support validation and other type of events

  • Apply your experience in systems computer engineering principles to solve relevant aerospace issues

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as experience knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment

  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies

  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects

  • Ability to provide leadership to small and/or medium size Agile teams with multiple integrated skillsets including system, software, database, network and infrastructure development engineers

  • Ability to integrate and troubleshoot system/software integration environment

  • Utilize excellent teamwork and written/oral English communications skills

This position requires ability to complete a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) US Citizenship Required.  Final investigation is required Pre-Start.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Technical field is required.

  • Experience with standard systems engineering practices (requirements definition, risk identification and management, fault tree generation, FMECA, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience developing complex human-in-the-loop systems.

  • Experience in software architecture and software implementation.

  • Experience in Computer Engineering disciplines with network engineering background or interface SW application.

  • Familiarity with Java, Python, C/C++

  • Experience with containerized software and deployment.

  • Experience with both waterfall and agile software development.

  • Technical background in user interface design, autonomous systems, human-computer interaction, and/or machine learning.

  • A current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

Typical Education/Experience:

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.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

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.

Experience Level:

Individual Contributor - 3

Job Type:


Job Code:

6K8CI3 (6C9)

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