Houston, United States
Permanent | Full Time
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The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) team is seeking a Lead Spacecraft Digital Payload Systems Engineer located in El Segundo, CA . The selected candidate will be responsible to design, develop, and deliver state-of-the-art payload systems for space-based applications for commercial, civil, milsatcomm, and/or national security programs. You will lead a highly-motivated team that works with domestic or international customers on their latest satellite systems.
Project assignments typically span the complete program life cycle, from internal trades, concept studies and system definition, to satellite development, launch, and on-orbit operations and test. Candidates will belong to a systems engineering team interacting with customers, suppliers, program management, integration and test engineers, and senior technologists.
Position Responsibilities Include:
Define and develop satellite systems and payload architectures
Lead trade studies
Define and verify space payload system requirements and interfaces
Lead system-level CONOPS development, functional analysis and decomposition
Lead system-level integration and validation
Perform analyses and simulations for space payload systems
Develop analysis tools using MATLAB and object-oriented software platforms
Develop and verify system algorithms that meet functional and performance requirements
Perform hardware procurement, design reviews, and unit sell-off
Lead system test preparation, execution, troubleshooting, and verification
Mentor the program junior communication systems engineers and review their work for quality
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.)
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
3+ years of experience with digital payload design, analysis, development, and verification
1+ experience within the aerospace, defense, or similar high-tech industry
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
5+ years of experience in RF, digital, and/or optical communications
Experience Matlab/Simulink, C#, Python, and C++
Experience with digital/RF communications hardware and lab equipment
Experience with the following: Digital signal processing (DSP), Waveform design, and Antenna theory
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.
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.
Eligible for 3ERP
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