Software Engineer (Associate)- Battlespace and Simulation Management

  • South Roxana, IL
  • time-alarm-solid 02-05-2024

Job Description

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Boeing Global Services is currently seeking a highly motivated Associate Software Engineer to become part of the Training Systems - Battlespace Simulation Management team in Hazelwood, Missouri.

Are you ready to build the future? Build your career by helping us build the next generation of flight simulators to train our nation’s military pilots. Develop subsystems for Boeing Flight Trainers such as the Instructor/Operator Station, Brief/Debrief Station, Synthetic Environments, and core building block technologies used for all our flight trainers (graphics, video, networking, mission planning, exercise management & control).

BSM is responsible for the design, development, manufacture, and maintenance of training devices for a wide variety of commercial and military aircraft - everything from F-15 fighter jets to Apache attack helicopters, and even NASA's new Starliner spacecraft. Developers on our team are responsible for all phases of the software lifecycle, including architecture, design, implementation and test. They are also directly involved in planning their own work, as part of the agile methodology, with a focus on technical excellence.

The BSM team is a large software development team comprised of several smaller agile teams, some with specialized skills. Our backlog includes everything from new feature development using cutting-edge technology to maintenance of legacy software baselines. The successful candidate will need to be comfortable working in an often fast-paced environment within a two-week 'sprint' schedule. Adaptability, the ability to work closely with others and an open mind are essential attributes of team members. Experience in software development is required, and agile development experience is highly beneficial. A background in any or all of the following is desired: military aircraft, weapons, simulation, training systems.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists with development, documentation and maintenance of architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems
  • Develops and maintains code and integrates software components into a fully functional software system
  • Assists with test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met
  • Participates in design and implementation peer reviews
  • Selects, tailors and deploys processes and tools; establishes metrics
  • Promotes continuous improvement with ideas for process, tool, and automation improvements
  • Performs software research and trade studies
  • Plans and executes work within a scrum team using scaled agile practices
  • Collaborates with agile teams to design, implement, and test new features and capabilities while delivering the desired business impact
  • Troubleshoots software issues
  • Works under general supervision

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. Occasional travel (10%) may be required in support of the program and customer.

Security Clearance: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):

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or other technical degree
  • Two or more years of experience in object oriented programming

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with UX/UI designing using tools such as Qt
  • Prior experience with object-oriented software architecture / design patterns
  • Experience with Automated Software Testing
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies such as scrum or SAFe
  • Familiarity with tools such as VersionOne, Jenkins, Git, ReviewBoard, CMake, Visual Studio
  • Familiarity with simulation standards such as Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS), Distributed Mission Operations (DMO), High Level Architecture (HLA), and Common Simulation Framework (CSF)
  • Experience with aircraft platforms, aviation, simulation, and training systems is beneficial

Salary Transparency:
At 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.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $85,000 – $115,000