Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description

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Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS) is seeking motivated, talented, and experienced Systems Engineers to join the MWS Systems Engineering Team in Huntsville, Alabama. There are multiple positions for a wide range of systems engineering roles available.  

The Missiles and Weapons Systems (MWS) organization is dynamic and growing with a leadership team focused on attracting and developing top talent in support of critical missions for National Defense and Strategic Deterrence. Connected to our customers' missions, we deliver unique capability through our exceptional talent.  The programs that we support in Huntsville, Alabama include Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Precision-guided Munitions, Integrated Air & Missile Defense products (PAC-3, Avenger, ABMD); Missile Defense Agency National Team (Systems Engineering, C2BMC), and Strategic Deterrence Systems (which includes Minuteman ICBM support and guidance system repair).

Systems Engineering, System Integration, Design Integration Responsibilities May Include:

  • Apply interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to plan, design, develop and verify system solutions.

  • Define and coordinate system performance requirements and integrate technical parameters.

  • Develop and document electronic and electrical system requirements

  • Performs circuit design (PWB layout, thermal analyses, power analyses, EMI analyses)

  • Perform analysis to optimize total system and/or system architecture to solve complex missile defense problems.

  • Define high level functional and performance requirements and verification methods, subsequent analysis, decomposition, and derivation of requirements, allocation of those lower-level requirements to physical and functional architectural elements, and tracking them through design, verification, integration, and operational validation

  • Develop verification and validation methods, processes, logic, and plans in support of program milestones.

  • Analyze and translate requirements into system architecture, hardware and software designs and interface specifications

  • Performs software development, software and test integration

  • Perform analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, survivability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance, product security (cyber security) and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success.

  • Utilization of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools such as DOORS, Cameo, and mathematical modeling and simulation to develop system definitions and perform trade studies in assigned areas

Systems and Performance Analysis, Model & Sim, Algorithm Development Responsibilities May Include:

  • Evaluate systems under various scenarios and architectures to determine and/or optimize overall system mission performance in a framework giving insight into performance

  • Perform analysis to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture to solve complex missile defense problems.

  • Develop and maintain analysis tools of varied fidelity including modeling and simulation tools to predict performance against evolving threats of current and future missile defense systems

  • Perform systems analyses of the existing system architecture in conjunction with new technologies and concepts for improvements to be considered for future architectures

  • Develop, refine and document key algorithm capabilities to support various DoD customers

  • Conducts analysis of multiple targets discrimination for survivability, vulnerability, and susceptibility into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success

Model Based Engineering / Systems Engineering

  • Development of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools, processes and architectures

  • Configuration, data and work flow management of program specific MBSE tools and processes

  • Establishment of protocol / process for integration of engineering tools with MBSE

Examples of current open positions / typical work scope:

Model Based Engineering Team:

  • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools, processes and architectures for missile and weapons systems.  Responsible for tailoring and deploying MBE/MBSE techniques to MWS Programs.

GMD:

  • Verification and validation of GMD products and solutions. GMD systems analysis tasks associated with system performance analysis in assessing the GMD design impacts to kinematic, defended area, and raid size performance. Tasking would include assessment and tracking of Technical Performance Measures (TPMs), execution and analysis of system level Models and Simulations.

PAC-3:

  • Development of algorithms for radar signal processing techniques such as Kalman filtering, probabilistic and statistical modeling, and measurement processing from pulsed-Doppler waveforms. Design of algorithms aimed to process signal returns into discriminated targets and track targets through mission timeline.

  • Define system performance requirements and ensure interface definition supports various functional components of the complex Seeker system.

  • Conducts analysis to optimize total system-of-systems performance and/or system architecture as applied to algorithmic functionality pertaining to the acquisition and tracking of targets.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 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)

  • 1+ years of experience in systems engineering

  • Experience working both independently and in team environments

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience applying systems engineering processes and principles

  • Experience/domain knowledge of system architecture, requirements, interface definition, verification, and validation 

  • Experience with complex systems development and integration

  • Experience modeling or simulating complex systems

  • Experience with implementation and maintenance of systems engineering tools, schedules and metrics (i.e. Earned value management, DOORs, CAMEO)

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering

  • Understanding of statistical analysis, distributions, and sampling

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. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.

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.

Huntsville, Alabama

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