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Senior Rust Software Engineer (Virtual)

Company: Boeing

Location: Stanton, CA, US

Posted on: July 01

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The Boeing Company is seeking an experienced Senior Rust Software Engineer (Virtual) and leader to join our advanced capabilities team. This position requires a deep understanding of safety-critical software development and verification, DevOps, and high-assurance processes. As a key technical leader on the team, you will work to establish Rust as a first-class development language for safety-critical and mission-critical applications across the Boeing Company. This includes the development of enterprise standards for deploying Rust with the appropriate level of rigor, as well as educating and supporting software teams in the deployment of Rust on specific projects. This position will require travel up to 10% of the time.

This position will have the option to be based out of anywhere in the United States and is not limited to:

Menlo Park CA, Berkeley MO, North Charleston SC, Huntington Beach CA, Seal Beach CA, Long Beach CA, El Segundo CA, Mesa AZ, Oklahoma City OK, Huntsville AL, Plano TX, San Antonio TX, Herndon VA, Colorado Springs CO, Ridley Park PA, Chicago IL .

Position Responsibilities:

  • Establish and own the implementation of Boeing enterprise standards for Rust development

  • Select the appropriate tools and infrastructure for implementing the above; guide their deployment across the organization

  • Develop educational materials and courses for new Rust developers

  • Provide guidance and support to teams and projects in adopting all of the above

  • Develop roadmaps that align to the broader vision of the organization

  • Collaborate with leadership team on strategy development

  • Provide clear written and spoken communication to a variety of audiences

  • Foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion

This position has been identified as a virtual opportunity and does not require applicants to live in Mesa, Arizona.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a US Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. 120.15 is required. US Person includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

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

  • 5+ years of experience with mission/safety-critical software development

  • 2+ years of experience with Rust development, across the complete development lifecycle

  • Experience coaching and/or mentoring engineers that develop system requirements and design

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Development experience involving hardware and software integration

  • Experience with Product-Line Engineering

  • Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines

  • Experience with Unix/Linux systems

  • Experience with Docker container deployment

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.

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 Work Statement:

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 min-max: $150,000 - $210,000

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.