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SLS Chief Avionics Flight Systems & Controls Engineer

Company: BOEING
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 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.Boeing's Defense, Space & Security (BDS) organization is looking for a Chief Electrical Design & Analysis Engineer to join the Avionics Flight Systems Team in Huntsville, AL, working on the prestigious Space Launch System Program (SLS). In this role, you'll be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, focusing on flight controls, communications, and data acquisition for space launch vehicles.Our Flight Systems team is responsible for the design, integration, and supplier management of avionics components crucial to the Artemis/SLS Program Core Stage and the Exploration Upper Stage. As part of Boeing's multi-year contract with NASA, you'll contribute to the development and delivery of heavy lift flight hardware for deep space missions, playing a pivotal role in NASA's exploration of the cosmos. Join us in Huntsville, Alabama, where we're expanding our team as we enter the production phase for the Core Stage and finalize the design and build for the Exploration Upper Stage.In this role, you won't just be an engineer; you'll be a technical expert, responsible for leading a team of Responsible Engineering Authorities (REAs) and overseeing critical aspects of the project. Your expertise will be invaluable as you collaborate with top talent, and you'll be recognized as an industry leader. Join us on this exciting journey and be a part of the team that's pushing the boundaries of what's possible in space exploration. Your career is about to take off-apply now!Position Responsibilities

  • Designs electronic hardware focused on space launch vehicle applications
  • Develops avionics assembly designs primarily focused on flight controls, communication, and data acquisition systems.
  • Oversees the production and testing of flight controls, communication, and data acquisition systems.
  • Develop the design, analysis and documentation for flight electronics
  • Develops, documents and maintains electronic and electrical system requirements according to customer desires and contract requirements
  • Leads and coordinates work to analyze and translate requirements into system architecture, hardware and software designs and interface specifications.
  • Develops of statements-of-work and technical performance specifications
  • Leads Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations and resolutions
  • Leads the planning and execution various methods of testing and analysis to support design and production and to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements
  • Works with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Leads formal trade studies and literature research to support future product designs
  • Develops solutions to technical problems
  • Serves as a consultant to top management in long-range company planning for new or projected areas of technological research and advancement
  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects.
  • Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Completed work is reviewed for desired results from a relatively long-term perspective. Workplace This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options. Travel Travel may be required up to 10-20% of the time; Domestically and/or Internationally depending on business needs. Program Access This position requires ability to obtain program access, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship only. NASA Access This position requires the ability to obtain access to a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) facility.Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)
    • Ability to obtain program access, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship only
    • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or directly related science or technology field degree
    • 15 or more years of experience in Flight Avionics Design
    • 10 or more years of experience leading a multi-skilled (electrical, mechanical, project, systems, etc.) engineering design teamPreferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)
      • Experience leading technical aspect of proposal preparation.
      • Extensive experience with space and missile avionics hardware development including command, control, communication, and data acquisition systems
      • Ability to understand and direct design decisions on telemetry data routing, capture, and transmission.
      • Experience with space radiation and hardware reliability requirements.
      • Experience leading development of architectural approaches from customer and system requirements
      • Hands on experience with integration and troubleshooting missile and space avionics
      • Extensive experience managing/leading engineering projects
      • Proven experience effectively communicating and collaborating on multi-discipline teams
      • Experience mentoring junior engineers
      • Experience leading multi-discipline design teams or a special project teams
      • Experience with data bus architecture (MIL-STD-1553, RS-422)
      • Expertise in using a hardware description language such as VHDL, Verilog, and System VerilogTypical Education/Experience SeniorEducation/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 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.ChiefEducation/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 years' related work experience, Master years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.Relocation This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.Drug Free WorkplaceBoeing 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 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 for Principal Level: $170,000 - $230,000Export 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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