Seal Beach, California

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 Defense, Space & Security is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator - Network Engineer (Level 3) to join the team in Seal Beach, CA.  Boeing Defense, Space & Security Experimental Systems Group (ESG), a unit of Boeing Space and Launch Systems is a flexible unit of The Boeing Company and headquartered in St. Louis. BDS is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world's largest and most versatile producer of military aircraft and commercial/civil/government space systems.

The candidate will lead and organize the creation and documentation of infrastructure designs. Researches, develops, documents and deploys emerging technologies and techniques. Prepares and coordinates installation of complex implementation packages. Leads the maintenance of network and computing systems. Leads and coordinates high level implementation planning for strategic multi-technology insertion projects. Periodic Frequent Travel is expected, (up to 25%) for short periods of time, based on program needs.  This is a 1st shift position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure performance of existing infrastructure, maintain configuration of infrastructure devices and trouble shoot infrastructure as necessary to resolve issues.

  • Ensure performance of existing terrestrial communications devices and trouble shoot as necessary to resolve issues.

  • Maintain infrastructure documentation.

  • Provide support for the design, validation and configuration management of network and computing systems

  • hardware and cabling as required.

  • Analyzes and troubleshoots system incidents to determine the root cause and corrective action

  • Performs system integration, hardware and software installation, configuration and disposition of servers and workstations to support the architecture.

  • Comply with cybersecurity requirements (RMF) by performing hardening and patching on network devices and PCs, installing & maintaining required monitoring software and providing CONOPS as required.

  • Regular on-console work as responsible engineer for facility network and terrestrial communications devices.

  • Work with multi-skill team to accomplish team objectives.

  • Managing end of service life status on all network and PC hardware and software and developing mitigation plans as needed.

This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.) Special Program Access is required pre-start.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Possess a Technical Bachelor's, Master's or a PhD degree (A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study).

  • An active U.S. Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance with Special Program Access is required pre-start.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Computer Engineering or Computer Science degree is preferred

  • Experience with Windows and Linux systems administration, Windows 10, RHEL , Solaris 11, Active Directory, NetApp, VM Ware

  • Network & related skills : Cisco configuration, Wireshark

  • CISSP, Security+, CEH, CISA or other DOD 8570.01 IAT certification

  • Familiarity with cybersecurity monitoring software (Splunk, McAfee, etc.)

  • Translate security policies and procedures into technical architectures

  • At least 5 years of experience installing, monitoring, and maintaining infrastructure solutions

  • Experience with Agile/Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

The following are highly desired:

  • CCNA, CCNP or other Cisco certification

  • MCSA, MCSE or other Microsoft certification

  • RHCE, RHSA or other RedHat Certification

  • VCP, VCAP or other VMWare certification

  • NCDA, NCSA or other NetApp certification

  • Experience with Agile or SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)

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 standar


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Referral bonus:

3ERP eligible

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. 

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.

Seal Beach, California

Creating the world’s most innovative aerospace products and services requires a diverse and inclusive global team. We value the leadership, integrity and critical skills that veterans cultivate through their military experience. In 2021, Military Friendly ranked Boeing as a Top 10 Employer.

We’re committed to ensuring that veterans and their families succeed in their next mission. We support more than 800 military and veteran organizations globally, and are proud to have formed a partnership with the Institute for Veterans & Military Families to establish Future Force, a program that helps veterans transition to civilian life.

Bring your skills to our team and discover how we can go further together.

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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