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The Boeing Company | Long Beach, CA
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Job Description

This is an entry level position in real-time software engineering on the C-17 Military Airlifter Program in Long Beach, California. Working under the mentorship of lead engineers the selected candidate will quickly integrate into our Agile/Scrum Flight Software teams and collaborate with multiple engineering disciplines in the development, test and support of the C-17 Avionics and Flight Controls System
The candidate will participate in projects aimed at implementation of solutions utilizing agile methods and processes. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with our military customers and their Boeing representatives to obtain feedback for product enhancements and corrective actions.

Tasks may include:
1) Development of real-time embedded software solutions.

2) Team Membership on development projects for hardware and software designs based on platform requirements.

3) Execution of systems and software testing to verify operational and functional requirements.

4) Management of hardware/software suppliers' performance to ensure customer requirements are met.

5) Supporting resolution of product integration & aircraft field issues.

6) Researching new technologies for potential application to C-17.

We are at an exciting point on the C-17 Program where we are building the next generation of our Avionics and Flight Controls team to enable Boeing to enhance and sustain the C-17 Weapon System for the coming decades. Those who have joined our team have had the opportunity to learn from the most senior members of our engineering staff and have been able to accelerate quickly to become key players in the organization

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Here, you'll work alongside more than 170,000 exceptional people-each focused on bringing great products and services to market. These could range from new cyber security solutions to the revolutionary 787 Dreamliner and innovative satellite technology.
Located in more than 70 countries, Boeing is comprised of one of the most diverse, talented, and innovative workforces you will find anywhere. More than 140,000 of our people hold degrees from approximately 2,700 colleges and universities worldwide. Their expertise and knowledge represent virtually every business and technical field. By building a career at Boeing, you'll have the opportunity to grow your skills, create relationships around the world and help shape the future of aerospace.

Relocation Authorized?
Qualifications -
Typical for a Level 1 - Bachelor or Master of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Level 2

Typical Education / Experience:
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 2 or more years' experience or a Master's degree with 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

An ideal successful candidate will possess technical and engineering skills developed while attaining a BS or MS degree. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to work in a team environment within a complex organization is a must. The selected candidate will be tasked to develop solutions to technical problems of limited scope and impact; and to apply solid engineering, scientific, and common sense principles in the context of organizational dynamics and real world cost & schedule targets.

The selected candidate will integrate into our Agile Development teams, where personal attributes that include ownership, responsibility, and commitment are a must. The candidate will be expected to interact professionally with customers, suppliers, field representatives, and fellow engineers. The candidate must be dependable, innovative, an independent thinker, and possess excellent & creative problem solving skills. The candidate should have demonstrated "hands on" capabilities in class projects and/or previous work experience or hobbies. The candidate should also be able to demonstrate, through past experience, his or her capability to work independently, persevere, and generally "find a way" when roadblocks are encountered. Team Leadership experience is desirable.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required

Long Beach
United States

Experience Level
Entry Level

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award?


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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.