Berkeley, Missouri

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 Company is seeking Lead Software Engineer - DevSecOps / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join their Enterprise DevSecOps team. This positions will focus on supporting the Boeing Defense Systems (BDS) business organization.

In this role, you will help guide the Boeing Enterprise transformation of DevSecOps across our business units.  The successful candidate will design, implement, and maintain a modern system deployment to the cloud environment with a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) workflows for system build, test and deploy in containerized microservices.  We operate as a fast paced agile team. We seek candidates who have proven skills in DevOps, Cloud environments, software development, test automation, and system automation.

These positions will place you in roles where you have the opportunity to make an impact on the results of our project. The DevOps team offers a collaborative mentoring environment where you have the opportunity to learn from or lead others.

This position allows telecommuting and does require applicants to live in either of the listed location options:  Saint Louis, MO, Colorado Springs, CO, El Segundo, CA or Fairfax, VA full-time.

Position responsibilities:

  • Leads activities to develop, document and maintain complex architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems
  • Leads development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system
  • Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met
  • Provides technical leadership for software projects and leads software supplier management activities
  • Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools and metrics
  • Leads software research and development projects
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations
  • Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards
  • Trains and mentors others
  • Works under consultative direction

Technology areas of this position are:

  • Agile product development
  • Continuous integration, testing, and delivery
  • Automated system testing, integration, and deployment
  • Rolling out upgrades to our software factories as needed
  • Work closely with developers, testers, and system engineers from multiple product teams
  • Suggest modifications to the DevSecOps workflow to improve efficiency
  • Research and pitch new tools/products to the team

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

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. A final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering related discipline and at least nine (9) years of related work experience OR at least thirteen (13) years of related work experience
  • Experience have with Cloud technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes, AZURE, or AWS
  • Strong programming skills in Java, Python, Go, or C++
  • Experience in software development, systems engineering, or integration and test experience with mission systems on tactical platforms, flight software, or other complex systems
  • Experience working with and supporting systems with Linux Operating System (OS)
  • Proficient in technologies such as Kubernetes, Rancher, Openshift, Git, Helm, Ansible, Chef, Docker, Prometheus, Grafana, or AppDynamics
  • Exerience with tools for test development and/or management such as Zephr, TestRail, TestComplete, Xray, T4J, Cucumber
  • Experience on Automation and CI/CD techniques and design patterns

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with Docker, Podman and/or Kubernetes
  • Strong knowledge of software testing methods and approaches
  • Experience working with both software and hardware-in-the-loop test environments
  • Strong Working knowledge of the CI/CD process including debugging, test, and integration of software tools.
  • Strong communication skills and a self-starter that can thrive in a distributed remote work environment.
  • Understanding of designing and implementing full stack/Microservice infrastructure.
  • Have the ability to work within a tool-chain using tools such as Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, Artifactory, ELK, SonarQube, Jira, Prometheus, Fluentd, Helm, DataGrid, JBoss, Cloud Suite, OpenShift, Docker and more.
  • Significant experience architecting solutions for containerizing legacy applications

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 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 years' related work experience).
  • In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

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.

This position is for 1st shift.  

Colorado Springs, Colorado Salary Range: Min. $144,000 - Max. $160,000

Vaccination Requirements:

Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries including U.S.-based employees. Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.

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.


Berkeley, Missouri

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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