Senior Software Engineer

  • The Boeing Company
  • Colorado, United States
  • Feb 15, 2019
Full time Engineering Software-Developer

Job Description

Job Description
Primary Overview:
The Advanced Ground Systems (AGS) program in Colorado Springs is growing and needs a senior lead software system architect to direct overall software development activities on Boeing’s next generation of satellite ground systems.  The software architect selected for this position must have a passion for technical leadership; providing complete technical direction for entire program areas.  The AGS program areas leverages cutting edge technology in an agile environment with multiple long term projects needing support.  This position is for a high performer with a proven track record in development of large-scale software systems with ability to balance technical requirements, cost, risk, and schedule.

Technology areas this position will lead are:    

  • Design patterns implementation on complex systems.
  • Common ground system architectures leveraging open standards.
  • Agile development and software product line leadership.
  • Continuous integration, continuous testing and delivery.
  • Satellite vehicle platform control, rendezvous and proximity operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • You will develop, document and maintain architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for AGS project software systems. 
  • That leadership includes need to develop and integrate software components into a larger functional software system.  
  • Responsible for the entire program software development lifecycle, from idea creation and development, all the way through to maintenance and support of the customer’s delivered system. 
  • More importantly, you will have a significant impact on the success of our projects.  

The AGS team offers a collaborative mentoring environment and we value a candidate who enjoys mentoring others. 
Must be able to undergo an intensive background investigation to obtain a Special Access Program clearance.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

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Relocation Assistance Available 
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI US Security Clearance.  (A US Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification:
Bachelor's and 20 or more years' experience, Master's with 18 or more years' experience or PhD with 15 or more years' experience. 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.
Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical degree.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with command and control software/architectures.  
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience  working on Space situational awareness programs such as Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS).
  • Software development experience with Universal Control Interface (UCI).
  • Agile software development experience.
  • Software system architecture leadership experience.
  • Experience working with programs dealing with rendezvous and proximity operations.

Experience Level 
Individual Contributor