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Chief Engineer - AvionX Defense Computing

Company: BOEING
Location: Tanner
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt 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 Company's AvionX organization is seeking a Chief Engineer for our internally developed Defense Computing (DC), avionics product line, located in Hazelwood, MO or Huntsville, AL.We are looking for a broad range of experience including senior or principal engineers.Exceptional candidates will enjoy technical challenges, personal growth and prestige as technical lead, and authority of teams of engineers worldwide defining, developing, and servicing avionics products.The Boeing AvionX DC team produces computing solutions for deploying multi-level security solutions, networking and open architecture embedded processing products that are applicable to a wide variety of manned and unmanned airborne platforms across the aerospace and defense sector. The AvionX DC team is a large multi-discipline team working together to design, procure, integrate, and produce embedded avionics solutions for multiple product lines.This team also produces the software architecture, software infrastructure, middleware and software support tools for teams utilizing these avionics products. The AvionX DC team leverages its expertise to rapidly develop prototyping products, capability demonstrations and sustain/maintain production products in use or under contract for a wide variety of customers (T-7A, MQ-25, F-15 domestic/international and the F/A-18 Block 3 upgrade) and potential customers.The chief engineer is responsible for leading a team hardware and software engineers in the development of avionics products while also supporting the servicing of already fielded products. The Chief Engineer will directly support DC Program Leadership while reporting directly to the AvionX Engineering Executive who is hiring this position.Position responsibilities:

  • Manages end-to-end product development, spanning all aspect of the product life cycle: from product concept inception strategy, requirements definition, product development, design, testing, certification, product delivery and to post-delivery support
  • Lead a geographically diverse and multi-national engineering workforce team in 2 primary states to achieve technical excellence throughout the product development lifecycle applying an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop integrate, and validate and verify hardware.
  • Establish a culture of proactive cross-functional technical oversight, risk management and rapid issue resolution, providing alternative paths for issue resolution and open and honest dialogue on technical issues across all functions.
  • Serve as technical authority on applicable Product and AvionX engineering boards. Lead and/or approves root cause and corrective action (RCCA) activities. Manages design changes and configuration control as well as creation, establishment and execution of design processes.
  • Develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, and partnering organizations for on-going and new business product development
  • Responsible for quality and operational excellence of the product to drive first-time quality through extensive application of Model-based Engineering (MBE), virtual verification and validation (V&V), and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)This position is expected to be 100% onsite. - The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed locations.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 of Science degree from an accredited course of study in engineering, engineering technology (includes manufacturing engineering technology), chemistry, physics, mathematics, data science, or computer science
    • 5+ years of experience in collaborative product development with suppliers and customersPreferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • 15+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
      • 5+ years of experience performing the requirements decomposition/allocation, architecture, design, product development, testing, certification/qualification and production handoff of avionics system products
      • 5+ years of experience with aerospace computing (flight & controls, management) and/or interface electronics hardware & software development, design, and production
      • 5+ years of experience executing implementing quality requirements on FAA Commercial or DOD airborne electronics projects
      • 5+ years of experience as an engineering leader of product development activities collaborating with customer-facing organizations and internal executing teamTypical Education/Experience: -Senior (Level 5):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.Principal (Level 6):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 20 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+15 years' related work experience, Master+18 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standardRelocation: 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.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.Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. -Summary pay range for senior: $143,350 -$196,650Summary pay range for principal: $177,650 - $240,350Applications for this position will be accepted through June 20, 2024.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 requiredEqual 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.

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