Senior Avionics and Software Flight Systems Electrical and Analysis Design Engineer (Level 4) - Military Veterans

at The Boeing Company

Huntsville, Alabama

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) organization is seeking a Senior Avionics and Software Flight Systems Electrical and Analysis Design Engineer (Level 4) to join the Avionics & Software (AV&SW) Flight Systems team in Huntsville, AL on the Space Launch System (SLS) program contracts.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) SLS is the one of the most powerful rockets in the world and offers unprecedented capabilities related to payload mass, volume and energy to enable deep space crewed/uncrewed exploration. SLS is designed to be flexible and evolvable and will open new opportunities for crewed deep space missions. The Exploration Upper Stage (EUS) is SLS's first evolution of design improvements to enhance those capabilities as part of the Block 1B SLS Architecture.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develops, documents and maintains electronic and electrical system requirements according to customer desires and contract requirements
  • Leads and coordinates work to analyze and translate requirements into system architecture, hardware and software designs and interface specifications.
  • Develops of statements-of-work and technical performance specifications
  • Develops of test plans/procedures and supports the execution test events
  • Leads Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations and resolutions
  • Executes various methods of testing and analysis to support design and production and to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements
  • Works with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Leads formal trade studies and literature research to support future product designs
  • Develops solutions to technical problems
  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects.
  • Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Completed work is reviewed for desired results from a relatively long-term perspective.
  • Ability to work well both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to travel 10 – 20% of the time.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Work Authorization:

This position requires ability to obtain program access, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

This position requires the ability to obtain access to a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) facility. Access to the facility requires a background investigation by U.S. Government authorities.

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
  • Nine (9) or more years of experience in electrical engineering (or PhD +4 years or Masters +7 years related work experience)
  • Five (5) or more years of experience with digital/analog power electronics
  • Five (5) or more years of experience leading RCCA investigations and resolutions
  • Seven (7) or more years of experience with electronics test methodology

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related science or technology field degree
  • Experience in one or more of these focused areas: analog/digital circuits, firmware/Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), RF theory, serial and parallel communication protocols
  • Good communication, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Creo Parametric/Windchill
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Previous design team or special project team participation
  • Experience of Printed Wiring Board (PWB) design processes
  • Experience of a broad range of hardware types including RF assemblies, antennas, power supplies (alternating current/direct current (AC/DC)), FPGAs, digital signal processors, and embedded architectures
  • Experience MIL-STD-1553, ethernet, RS-422 and other communication protocols
  • Experience of test equipment including signal generators, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and oscilloscopes

Typical 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 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.  Basic relocation plan is being offered for 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.

This position is for 1st shift.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  

Summary pay range: $115,000 - $150,000 Target

Diversity & Inclusion Commitment:

At Boeing, diversity, equity, and inclusion are enduring company values. We strive to live these values every day not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because our success depends on it. The company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion means providing a work environment for all employees that is welcoming, respectful and equitable, with opportunities for personal and professional development.

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.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

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

At Boeing, not only do we deliver innovative and agile equipment, capability and services to our nation’s military, we are committed to making sure that our military forces continue to have the advantage after their service is done. 

We understand that transitioning from Military to Civilian life is challenging. The Boeing Military and Veterans Program (MVP) team can help. 

Why join the Boeing family? You can work with advanced technologies that make the world a better place. We offer a wide range of benefits, including market-leading health and retirement plans, generous tuition assistance, paid time off, and programs that support you, your family and your community. 

We’re a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence. Additionally, Veterans make up nearly 15% of our U.S. Workforce; since 2010 we have hired more than 13,500 Veterans. You will be in great company.

As a veteran/military family member, we would like to communicate with you directly about career opportunities and the support needed to join the Boeing family!

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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