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Systems Engineer 1
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The Boeing Company | Mesa, AZ
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Position Description

The entry-level Systems Engineer will join Rotorcraft Support (RCS) as a member of the Product Management and Integration team. The Systems Engineer will be a member of the proposal team for the United States Government and International Apache and Little Bird programs. The Systems Engineer will review Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Boeing's proposed aircraft configuration to identify impacts to the support elements. The Systems Engineer will provide technical support throughout the proposal process and will support the proposal team with technical responses and customer technical inquiries. Based on proposed aircraft configuration, the Systems Engineer will plan for material requirements. As a member of the RCS Product Management and Integration team, the Systems Engineer will also develop an understanding of the acquire business process and the Department of Defense elements of Integrated Product Support. After contract award, the team member will provide support to transitioning the proposal to execution and will provide support to mitigation of technical risks, issues, and opportunities.

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 evaluates 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 quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success.



[ + ] Applied Business Knowledge

Has awareness of the business and some external drivers such as economic indicators, channels of distribution, competitors, customers, suppliers, etc. that have an impact on the work group. Has awareness of routine operations and processes including sourcing, logistics, manufacturing, bill and collect, order fulfillment, cash application, materials planning, labor relations, safety, etc. as they pertain to the work group.

[ + ] 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.

[ + ] Systems Thinking

Gains understanding of job tasks and processes and how they contribute to meeting work group objective(s). Identifies non-value-adding tasks and alerts more experienced employees for possible improvements. Participates in changes to job/role structures and processes as directed by supervisor.


[ + ] Customer/Supplier Knowledge

Basic knowledge of customer's/supplier's organization, processes, policies and procedures, products, requirements, capabilities, practices, support resources, preferences, constraints, etc.

[ + ] Design / Produce Process

Basic knowledge of Boeing design, production, and build processes (e.g., maintenance access solid, dependability cost model, produceability trade offs) to effectively influence product design.

[ + ] Engr Knowledge & Comprehension

Basic knowledge of various engineering disciplines such as electrical, mechanical, and systems. The ability to communicate with technical personnel from multiple skill areas and functions to evaluate technical information and issues impacting design, production, and support of products, services, or other deliverables.

[ + ] Product Knowledge

Basic knowledge of product/service value stream.

[ + ] Proj Sched & Resource Mgmt

Basic ability to create simple project schedules which identify time frames for key project milestones, update more complex project schedules developed by others, independently identify project resource requirements, and seek assistance or recommendations from others.

[ + ] Risk Criteria

Basic knowledge of risk criteria and prevention strategies.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Have you earned or will you receive a Bachelor's Degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry by August 2014?

Typical Education/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.

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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.