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Principal Electro Optical/Infrared Systems Engineer

Company: BOEING
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt 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.We are Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T): Boeing's global research and development team creating and implementing innovative technologies that make the impossible possible and enabling the future of aerospace.-- We are engineers and technicians, skilled scientists and bold innovators; Join us and put your passion, determination, and skill to work building the future!---- #TheFutureIsBuiltHere-- #ChangeTheWorldThis position is part of the rapidly growing EO/IR Mission Systems team within BR&T. We're designing, building, and testing cutting edge sensor systems, including OPIR, Missile Defense, Hypersonic Defense, IR Seekers, and IR sensor suites for airborne systems. Our focus is always on the mission - connecting people through safer air travel and protection of the warfighter from its adversaries. This isn't your typical Boeing team - we execute through the entire design lifecycle: from modeling and simulation of new concepts, through lab and prototype demonstrations, and eventually transitioning to production systems. If you're interested in working in a fast pace environment while taking a design from clean sheet of paper through flight demonstration, ideally with some technology that's never been flow before, then this is the group for you.We are seeking a Principal Electro Optical/Infrared Systems Engineer in Huntington Beach, CA with experience in working on EO/IR Sensor systems to lead systems engineering for prototype sensing systems. This position will be involved in the future architecture development of our sensor systems, as well as creating and deriving design requirements for our systems. They will design systems engineering models, analyze radiometric models, develop image processing algorithms, as well as requirements creation and verification through test. The candidate will work closely with the modeling & simulation team, as well as the electrical, mechanical, optical, and software engineers.This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.-- This is at the hiring team's discretion and could potentially change in the future.This position requires an active U.S. Secret Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).Position Responsibilities:--------------------------

  • Leads in the development of EO/IR sensor systems from conceptual design through prototype testing. This includes identifying mission needs that would be benefit from EO/IR sensors or sensor systems, defining system performance requirements, integrating technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces, and generating test plans to demonstrate mission success.
  • Leads analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture.
  • Leads in the development and verification of modeling and simulation, including radiometric models and multi-system performance models
  • Leads in the development of sensor system requirements creation and verification, including creation of test plans, and supports the hardware team through integration and test
  • Plans and leads research projects to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements.
  • Supports new business activities and identifies prospective markets and opportunities to grow the business, and develops technology roadmaps.Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):----
    • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
    • 5+ years of experience in systems engineering for EO/IR sensors or sensor systems
    • Experience working on research and development projects
    • Experience implementing models based systems engineeringPreferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):--
      • Experience working on space based and/or airborne mission payloads
      • Experience leading research and development programs
      • Experience working on proposals to capture government development contracts
      • Experience as a chief engineer or systems engineering IPT lead with weapons design, software avionics/avionics/electrical design, and weapons system architecture
      • Active U.S. Top Secret/SCI Security ClearanceTypical Education/Experience:-- Bachelor's degree and typically 20 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 18 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with typically 15 or more years' experience in an engineering classification. 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.Relocation: This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.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.Shift: This position is for first shiftBRT_MSAAt Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.-- Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.----The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.----The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.-- Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.----Summary pay range: $186,000 - $251,000Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. --120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.Export Control Details: US based job, US Person requiredEqual 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.

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