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Senior Ground Systems Chief Engineer/Architect

Company: BOEING
Location: Apache Junction
Posted on: August 7, 2022

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. The Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS), Ground Development and Mission Operations Division, is seeking a Senior Ground Systems Chief Engineer/Architect (Level 6) to join our team in Seal Beach, CA, El Segundo, CA, Mesa, AZ, Denver, CO, Chantilly, VA or Colorado Springs, CO. Our team creates the next generation products and services for the BDS business unit. We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our team focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments. Position Overview: The Senior Grounds Systems Chief Engineer/Architect will be a part of a high-performing team that are immersed in high intensity projects. This role will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance across the GS&O portfolio of programs and projects in both development and operations. The Ground Systems Chief Engineer/Architect is expected to utilize project management and system engineering lifecycle methods and standards such as traceability, system verification, system validation, baseline descriptions, configuration management and change control to develop first time quality system that is operable and maintainable. The position is also expected to support new business strategy and planning activities, support proposal responses, and establish and maintain customer relationships as well as partnerships with stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports. Position Responsibilities:

  • Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to lead activities to plan, design, develop and verify highly-complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.
  • Guides others to evaluate customer/operational needs to define system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces.
  • Leads analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture.
  • Leads 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.
  • Develops designs and conducts research that results in new requirements management methodologies or result in unique approaches that mitigate assessment/review findings.
  • Creates and implements strategic approaches for program and business area decisions with insight into development of long-term mission and architecture solutions.
  • Leads modern Ground System infrastructures design and architecture with emphasis on Cloud-based technologies.
  • Understand the Risk Management Framework domain and work with Cyber engineers on attaining Authority to Operate (ATO).
  • Defines and validate ground system requirements and interfaces.
  • Develops and directs technical concepts and approaches in proposals and task orders.
  • Leads system level CONOPS development, functional analysis and decomposition.
  • Leads system level integration and validation planning.
  • Leads development of analysis and simulation tools development efforts for ground systems.
  • Drives problems / issues to closure by utilizing engineering best practices such as Root Cause & Corrective Action.
  • Managing authority for ground system program including: Statement of Work (SOW), EVM, Change Management, risk issues and opportunities (RIO) and related processes as applicable.
  • Improves team training and knowledge sharing of overarching system.
  • Manages external customers and suppliers.
  • Provides mentorship. Work Authorization: This position requires an active/current U.S. Security Clearance with a Tier 5 Investigation (T5), formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) that has been successfully completed by the federal government within the last 5 years or in a Continuous Evaluation/Continuous Vetting program for the T5/SSBI. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
    • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
    • 15 years or more of experience with systems engineering involving system requirements, functional decomposition and allocation, system architecture, interface management, integrated design, analysis, integration and test, and verification.
    • 3 years or more of experience in ground and software systems.
    • 1 year or more of experience leading cross functional teams.
    • Experience leading projects or programs utilizing Earned Value management and RIO management to drive program performance.
    • 1 year or more of experience leading and driving proposal efforts and business strategies. Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • Experience using Boeing Program Management Best Practices and process and methods.
      • Experience with agile process.
      • Experience working across multiple programs.
      • Strong leadership performance managing complex organizations.
      • Experience with RMF ATO process.
      • Experience with Cloud infrastructure.
      • Experience with DevSec Ops development. Typical Education & Experience: Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 20 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD years' related work experience, Master years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. Relocation:This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates, based on candidate eligibility.).Drug Free Workplace: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. Eligible for 3ERP. Equal 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.

Keywords: BOEING, Phoenix , Senior Ground Systems Chief Engineer/Architect, Other , Apache Junction, Arizona

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