Lead Satellite Attitude Control Systems Engineer

  • USA
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • USA Active Security Clearance required.

Company Details

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Boeing Defense, Space, and Security is seeking a Lead Satellite Flight System Engineer (Level 4) to lead teams to develop Attitude Control Subsystem (ACS) flight systems on complex satellite systems. This position will focus on developing requirements definition and flow down, systems design and analysis, systems integration, test and design validation, verification, and writing satellite operating procedure and support satellite operations. This position is first shift and located in El Segundo, CA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops optimal subsystem designs, performing requirements definition and flowdown, creating operational concepts and products, developing interface requirements, and performing verification and validation.
  • Resolves technical issues and ensuring the spacecraft and system are flight worthy prior to delivery.
  • Creates tools and techniques to optimize, analyze, and validate performance.
  • Develops solutions with cross-functional teams to assure mission success and presenting those findings to customer and senior management.
  • Performs trade studies to meet program requirements.
  • Drives technology roadmaps.
  • Leads and coaching others.

This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance with a SSBI (Single Scope Background Investigation), for which the U.S Government requires U.S. Citizenship.   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.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within the aerospace, defense, or similar high-tech industry.
  • Experience with Aerospace or Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience leading small engineering teams.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with Space Systems Engineering.
  • Experience developing solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal).
  • Experience working with C/C++.
  • Experience working with MATLAB and VBA tool 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 9 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years’ related work experience, Master+7 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 (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates, 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.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award

Full time

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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