General Skills - Researches and performs basic analysis of processes, applications, systems and data to identify functional requirements for application or system design. Assists customers to clarify basic requirements. Interprets and translates routine requirements into functional specifications. Assists in the development and execution of tests to validate system functionality against specifications. Candidate will need to be proactive, self-driven, and able to interact with varying levels of IT, business partner and management resources. This position is in Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) Flight and Fleet IT Services in support of the Global Training Operations systems, including mobile capabilities. The work includes coordination with other technical teams supporting the CAS Flight Services business at multiple global training campuses. Experience with Agile development, and Software Development Lifecycle methodologies is a plus. Candidate will develop skill in translating business requirements into written functional and business specifications, complying with standards and version control. Candidate will also learn to develop and execute test plans to validate system functionality and requirements, and assist in testing automation. Understanding of User-Centered Design principles is desirable.
[ + ] Adaptability
Tries to understand changes in work-group tasks, situations, and the department as well as the logic or basis for change; occasionally seeks information about changes affecting their individual job. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow work group members. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.
[ + ] Business (Operational) Acumen
Basic understanding of how the business and organization work; Aware of established policies, practices, and information affecting the business and organization; Basic understanding of the competition; Basic understanding of how to accomplish tasks both through formal channels and the informal network; awareness of key policies, practices and procedures; limited awareness of the cultures of the organization.
[ + ] Change Management
Tries to encourage fellow work group members to question established work processes or assumptions; tries to challenge fellow work group members to ask 'why' until underlying cause is discovered; occasionally involves fellow work group members in continuous improvement actions and alternatives. Remains open to ideas offered by others; supports and uses good ideas to solve problems or address issues. Recognizes fellow work group members who make useful changes. Helps fellow work group members overcome resistance to change. Shows empathy with people who feel loss as a result of change. Tries to minimize complexities, contradictions, and paradoxes or reduce their impact on fellow work group members.
[ + ] Communication
Makes an effort to clarify purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Tries to keep the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. With guidance from others frames messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; tries to use terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Occasionally seeks input from audience; checks understanding; tries to present message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; at times requires guidance from others on how to respond.
[ + ] Customer Focus
Understands customers and their needs and considers such factors in the completion of day-to-day job tasks and responsibilities; supports more experienced employees as required to develop and sustain productive customer relationships; uses available information to understand customer related circumstances, problems, and needs; considers how day-to-day actions will affect customers; responds quickly to help more experienced employees meet customer needs and resolve problems.
[ + ] Analytical Skills
Basic - Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources.
Preferred - Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources at the work group level.
[ + ] Effective Written Comm
Basic - Basic knowledge of different communication materials (e.g., proposals, papers, user guides, reports, articles, promotional materials, brochures, web sites, presentations, speeches). Basic writing ability to assist in preparation of departmental correspondence and documents.
Preferred - General knowledge of different communication materials (e.g., proposals, papers, user guides, reports, articles, promotional materials, brochures, web sites, presentations, speeches). Basic writing ability to assist in preparation of departmental correspondence and documents.
[ + ] Requirements
Basic - Basic familiarity with how to derive and allocate requirements (e.g., system, sub-system, software) and show traceability throughout the product lifecycle.
Preferred - General knowledge of how to derive and allocate requirements (e.g., system, sub-system, software) and show traceability throughout the product lifecycle.
[ + ] Software Dev Life Cycle
Basic - Basic knowledge of the concepts and processes of managing a software system throughout the entire life cycle.
Preferred - General knowledge of the concepts and processes of managing a software system throughout the entire life cycle.
[ + ] System Integration/Design
Basic - Basic ability to build computing systems from a variety of components to provide a business solution. Includes the basic ability to integrate application components and databases across computing platforms.
Preferred - General ability to build computing systems from a variety of components to provide a business solution. Includes the general ability to integrate application components and databases across computing platforms.
Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Do you currently, or will you by September 2013, meet the criteria described in the 'Typical Education / Experience' section of this requisition?
Level 1 - Technical bachelor's degree. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.
Level 2 - Technical bachelor's degree and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.
Other Job related information
RESUME GUIDANCE: Applicants should state their graduation date in their resume. Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, or other related Technology majors preferred. Candidates should also list any IT experience including, but not limited to internships. RELOCATION: Candidates who qualify will be offered a competitive relocation package. ORGANIZATION & NEW HIRE EXPERIENCE: The new team members will be paired with a mentor who will help acclimate them to the position. We expect the new team members demonstrate initiative for learning, adaptability to complex situations and a fundamental understanding of how IT systems operate. Entry level employees will participate in a developed on-boarding experience which helps explain the strategies of the organization, introduce them to other new employees, interact with our leadership and provide career resources to help them navigate through a variety of opportunities. Boeing Information Technology supports all aspects of The Boeing Company from Commercial Airplanes to Space and Defense Programs. We're responsible for business systems which support our finance, human resources and Boeing Capital Corporation. IT designs, deploys, operates and maintains the computing and telecommunications infrastructure for The Boeing Company. We also establish common processes, standards and procedures to use, protect and share information, and comply with government, regulatory and competitive obligations. We develop and sustain product systems which include our engineering, manufacturing, quality and supplier management organizations throughout The Boeing Company. We are able to accomplish these goals by investing in both our people and our leadership.
About The Boeing Company
To apply for this job, please click the “Apply Now” button to reach Boeing’s employment page. Click on “Job Search” on the left of the page and enter the specific job req number in the search field. Follow the instructions to apply. Boeing is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Our reach extends to customers in 145 countries around the world, and we are the number one U.S. exporter in terms of sales.