El Segundo, 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.

The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) team is seeking an Experienced Digital Payload Systems Engineer located in El Segundo, CA. The selected candidate will be responsible to design, develop, and deliver state-of-the-art payload systems for space-based applications for commercial, civil, milsatcomm, and/or national security programs. You will lead a highly-motivated team that works with domestic or international customers on their latest satellite systems.

Project assignments typically span the complete program life cycle, from internal trades, concept studies and system definition, to satellite development, launch, and on-orbit operations and test. Candidates will belong to a systems engineering team interacting with customers, suppliers, program management, integration and test engineers, and senior technologists.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Define and develop satellite systems and payload architectures.

  • Lead trade studies.

  • Define and verify space payload system requirements and interfaces.

  • Perform system-level CONOPS development, functional analysis and decomposition.

  • Support system-level integration and validation.

  • Perform analyses and simulations for space payload systems.

  • Develop analysis tools using MATLAB and object-oriented software platforms.

  • Develop and verify system algorithms that meet functional and performance requirements.

  • Perform hardware procurement, design reviews, and unit sell-off.

  • Perform system test preparation, execution, troubleshooting, and verification.

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at the listed location.

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship as a condition of employment. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • Experience with digital payload design, analysis, development, and verification

  • Experience working on satellite or space-based payloads

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 3+ years of experience in RF, digital, and/or optical communications

  • Experience Matlab/Simulink and C++

  • Experience with digital/RF communications hardware and lab equipment

  • Experience with the following: Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Waveform Design, Antenna Theory

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.

Relocation:

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.

Shift:

This position is for 1st shift.

Eligible for 3ERP


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.

El Segundo, California

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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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