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Senior Space Vehicle Systems Engineer

Company: BOEING
Location: El Segundo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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) team is seeking a Senior Space Vehicle Systems Engineer (level 5) to join the team in El Segundo, CA. The selected candidate will design and develop state-of-the-art satellite systems for space-based applications for commercial, civil and/or national security programs. As system engineers we apply common products, processes and tools across subsystems in pursuit of programmatic objectives.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Works across subsystems within the space segment to apply common products, processes and tools to engineers
  • Responsible for identifying unassigned scope and ensuring it gets properly distributed
  • Participates in the identification and resolution of cross-functional technical issues
  • May participate in system and segment level trades
  • May lead segment level duties such as Risk, Issue and Opportunity (RIO) Board or Engineering Review Board (ERB)
  • Ensures contractual compliance by integrating the statement of work (SOW) and technical specification into the IPT work flow
  • Participates in the creation of the requirements and model based system engineering infrastructures (e.g., DOORS, CAMEO) and leads efforts to allocate and derive performance and functional requirements trace their flow down to lower levels
  • Forecasts and tracks requirement compliance activities to verify compliance and satisfy reporting obligations with the customer
  • May participate in the generation of responses to Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) from the customer
  • Participates in the planning and execution of space system engineering events (e.g., Segment Requirement Reviews, Preliminary Design Reviews and Critical Design Reviews) and applies Boeing command media to ensure they satisfy all entrance/exit criteria
  • Represents space system engineering in events led by other IPTs (e.g., Manufacturing and Test Readiness Reviews)
  • Supports the program in additional roles that evolve with the program life-cycle. This may include supporting the Assemble, Integration and Test (AI&T) IPT as either a test engineer or in an oversight role to help track and resolve Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs). This may also include performing a similar role at the Launch Site or in the Mission Operations. This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at the listed location.

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

    Special Program Access or other Government Access Requirements are mandatory for this position.

    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
    • 10+ years of experience as an engineer assessing functionality or performance of a complex system
    • 5+ years of experience with systems engineering requirement development and allocation Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • 5+ years of experience with space segment hardware development
      • Electrical or Aerospace engineering skills
      • Experience in satellite system design, development or test
      • Work with customers, program office, and interdisciplinary teams
      • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) 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.


        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 .


        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: $157,250 - $212,750

        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.

Keywords: BOEING, Los Angeles , Senior Space Vehicle Systems Engineer, Other , El Segundo, California

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