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Senior Lead Engineer

Company: Boeing
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

At 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.

Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS) is seeking motivated, talented, and experienced Systems Engineers to join the Weapons Engineering Team in Saint Charles, Missouri. There are multiple positions for a wide range of engineering roles available.

The Missiles and Weapons Systems (MWS) organization is dynamic and growing with a leadership team focused on attracting and developing top talent in support of critical missions on Direct Attack (DA) and Cruise Missiles Systems (CMS) programs. Connected to our customers' missions, we deliver unique capability through our exceptional talent. The programs that we support in Saint Charles, Missouri include Direct Attack weapons (JDAM, SDB, MOP, HAAWC and associated derivatives) and Cruise Missiles (SLAM ER, Harpoon legacy and development weapons) utilized on various Military Aircraft and some Ground-Based Platforms.

Systems Engineering, System Integration, Design Integration & Design Engineering Responsibilities May Include:

  • Contributing to development of systems engineering principles and concepts as well as advanced systems engineering practices.
  • Leading technical teams to successfully complete aspects of major programs and function in a project leadership role.
  • Performing and leading complex analysis to optimize total system and/or system architecture to solve complex missile defense problems.
  • Applying and leading interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to plan, design, develop and verify complex system solutions.
  • Defining and coordinating system performance requirements and technical parameters for complex systems.
  • Leading analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, survivability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance, product security (cyber security) and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success.
  • Leading development of verification and validation methods, processes, logic, and plans in support of program milestones of complex systems.
  • Lead analysis and translation of requirements into system architecture, hardware and software designs and interface specifications
  • Lead development and documentation of electronic and electrical system requirements of complex systems.
  • Lead circuit design (PWB layout, thermal analyses, power analyses, EMI analyses)
  • Lead design engineering and analysis efforts
  • Lead software development, software and test integration efforts for complex systems
  • Lead test and validation to ensure complex system designs meet operational and functional requirements

    Model Based Engineering / Engineering Responsibilities May Include:
    • Development of Model-Based Engineering (MBE) tools, processes and architectures
    • Development of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools, processes and architectures
    • Configuration, data and work flow management of program specific MBSE tools and processes
    • Establishment of protocol / process for integration of engineering tools with MBSE

      Examples of current open positions / typical work scope:

      DA and CMS Programs:
      • Lead systems engineering efforts for product development teams, to develop, track, and mature system level and team level requirements, interface control documents, requirement verification methods, verification approach and verification success criteria.
      • Lead efforts in design and analysis of Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) systems including modeling and development of Six Degree of Freedom (6DOF) simulations, as well as optimal flight control, flight trajectory guidance and target state estimation algorithm development.

        This position allows some telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

        This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

        Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
        • Technical Bachelor's, Master's or a PhD degree (A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study)
        • 3+ years of experience with leading technical teams
        • 10+ years of experience in engineering

          Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
          • Experience applying and teaching systems engineering processes and principles
          • Experience/recognized job expert of system architecture, requirements, interface definition, verification, and validation
          • Experience/recognized job expert with complex systems development and integration
          • Experience/recognized job expert in modeling or simulation of complex systems
          • Experience with implementation and maintenance of systems engineering tools, schedules and metrics (i.e. Earned value management, DOORs, CAMEO)
          • Experience/recognized job expert with Model Based Engineering
          • Experience/recognized job expert of statistical analysis, distributions, and sampling
          • Experience with mentoring and teaching junior engineers

            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 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years', Master+12 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


            This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.

            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.


            This position is for 1st Shift.

            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, Saint Charles , Senior Lead Engineer, Engineering , Saint Charles, Missouri

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