Associate Systems Engineer
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. Our The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) organization, Space and Launch Division is seeking an Associate Systems Engineer (Level 2) to join our team in Herndon, VA. Our Space and Launch Team creates the next generation products and services for the BDS business unit. We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our team focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments. Position Overview: The Associate Systems Engineer will support a proprietary program in the Northern Virginia area. This program is dynamic and exciting, providing the opportunity to work within and learn a broad range of engineering disciplines. This unique role leads the engineering processes and the ability to communicate engineering requirements into a contractually sound technical baseline. We are seeking those passionate about systems engineering and hands on in their approach and possess organizational, leadership, and written and verbal communication skills. The individual must be able to work in a dynamic team environment and collaborate with several types of engineering disciplines to execute tasks on-quality and on-time. This position is a day shift position with on-call and occasional shift work, which includes off hours and weekends. The 24/7 rotating shift has a frequency of approximately one week per quarter. Position Responsibilities: Direct daily interface with customers and leaders, requiring evaluation of customer needs. Work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Collaborate across multiple disciplines to achieve critical project milestones. Analysis of risks, issues, and opportunities. Analysis of impacts to operational teams. Testing and validation to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements. Certify and cross train in other program areas as required. Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to assist with analyses, design, development, and verification of a lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions; Assists with analyses to evaluate customer/operational needs to define system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters, and assure compatibility of all physical, functional, and program interfaces; Assists with various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture; Assists with analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance, and other specialties qualities factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success. Work Authorization: This position requires an active US TS/SCI Security Clearance (US Citizenship Required). (A US Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active). 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 1 years or more of experience in systems engineering. Willingness to work a rotating shift to include weekends and holidays. Willing to perform some call-in responsibilities during off hours and perform weekend work to include a 24/7 rotating shift on a frequency of 1 week per quarter. Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience): 5 years or more of experience in aerospace engineering. Fluent in the basic use of Microsoft (MS) Office Tools (1 or more years' experience); Familiarity with basic systems engineering principles used to solve engineering problems and also an understanding of standard problem-solution methodologies and tools (Fishbone, 5-Why, etc.). Familiarity with system engineering applications for data management and data processing to include product generation, metrics analysis, archive, and retrieval. Understanding of the Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) process or other engineering problem resolution/solution process; Experience contributing to system engineering projects. Experience tracing requirements to incorporate into engineering design. Experience using web-based tools such as MS SharePoint. Experience with designing, developing, integrating and maintaining new software functionality. Experience with computer tools and other technologies using test plans and procedures to verify requirements. Experience across a breadth of disciplines including hardware, software, systems and test. Experience with the aerospace industry and its products. 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 (eg Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (eg Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. Relocation: Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense. 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 3ERP Referral 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.