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Phantom Works Senior Software Engineer

Company: Boeing

Location: Long Beach, CA, US

Posted on: July 01

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The Boeing Company is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the Phantom Works team located in El Segundo, CA . This position will focus on supporting the Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) business organization.

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you'll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Phantom Works focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer with experience in satellite systems to work in a rapid development environment. This engineer will participate in all phases of the system development life cycle, lead development of the software architecture and interfaces, develop verification plans, and document test results. This role will provide technical leadership to the software team.

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

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads activities to develop, document and maintain 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.
  • Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools and metrics. Plans, executes and documents 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.

Security Clearance and Export Control Requirements:

This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/ Experience):

  • Must possess a current final Top Secret clearance.
  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or Engineering.
  • 10+yrs experience with real-time software architectures and embedded software design methodologies
  • 5+yrs leading Agile software development teams across full software development lifecycle
  • 10+yrs of hands-on experience in C/C++, operating systems, I/O drivers, networking, and object-oriented design.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with Unix/Linux and/or embedded RTOS involving multi-processing, container architectures, virtual machines, and secure partitioning
  • Experience with real-time flight and controls algorithms

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




This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.

  • For further information on the basic relocation plan, refer here.

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.

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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.