Huntington 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.

We are Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T): Boeing's global research and development team creating and implementing innovative technologies that make the impossible possible and enabling the future of aerospace.  We are engineers and technicians, skilled scientists and bold innovators; Join us and put your passion, determination, and skill to work building the future!   #TheFutureIsBuiltHere  #ChangeTheWorld

This position is part of the EO/IR Mission Systems team within BR&T. The focus of this team is to design cutting edge sensor systems, and the key technologies that enable those systems, to support both Boeing and its external customers. Systems range from airborne EO/IR systems to space payloads. The team is focused on providing complete solutions, including systems engineering, optics design, mechanical design, algorithms, software development, firmware development, electronics, and advanced system modeling and simulations. As part of BR&T, the primary focus is on prototype systems and demonstrations, so we’re looking for people who like to try new things, and aren’t afraid of a challenge!

We are seeking mechanical engineers in Huntington Beach, CA with experience doing thermal analysis for mission systems to work on our mechanical engineering design team for optical sensing systems. Responsibilities will include leading thermal analysis of opto-mechanical systems, sub-systems, and components, including telescope housings, optical mounts, sun shades, mechanisms, and electronics. Our team is responsible for all aspects of design from proof of concept through delivery, including conceptual design, CAD modeling, structural analysis, and thermal analysis, as well as assembly, integration, and test of the hardware in our electronics and optics labs.

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 U.S. Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. Post start secret clearance is required

Position Responsibilities:            

  • Lead the thermal analysis of space and airborne sensor systems

  • Work on the mechanical design team for prototype sensor systems and sub-systems, including design, analysis, integration, and test

  • Provides technical quality review of the development and documentation of mechanical systems

  • Supports activities to validate and verify mechanical requirements, including design and trade studies

  • Supports proposal preparation and new business development efforts.

  • Plans and leads research projects to develop concepts for future product designs to meet future sensor needs for Boeing and it’s customers

Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):  

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

  • 5+ years of experience of thermal analysis for space and/or airborne applications

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience): 

  • Active security clearance

  • Thermal analysis of mission payloads for space platforms

  • Experience working on research and development or prototype programs

Typical Education/Experience: 

Bachelor's degree typically 14 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 12 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with typically 9 or more years' experience in an engineering classification. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

Relocation:

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

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 first shift


Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

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.

Huntington Beach, California

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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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