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Job ID 00000317630   Date posted 08/11/2022  Location Houston, Texas

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.

The Boeing Commercial Crew team is currently seeking an Associate Real-Time Software Engineer to be part of our Flight Software Development Team.  This position is located in Houston, Texas.

The selected Software Engineer will work with a team in a casual, but professional environment where there is long-term potential for career growth into technical leadership position.  The optimal candidate works well with a team and is a self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimum guidance. Must possess good communication skills, both oral and written.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and integrate software components into a fully functional software system.
  • Develop, document and maintain software architectures, interfaces, algorithms and designs.
  • Develop software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, performing test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met.
  • Participate in Peer Reviews for all flight software products: Requirements, Design, Code, Unit and Integration, and FQT test procedures.
  • Participates in daily scrums, using agile practices, to communicate clearly and openly on incremental progress and to inform the team of any help needed on impediments and roadblocks and suggest timely remedies for common ailments during retrospections.
  • Communicate and collaborate with leads and management.
  • Serve as an authority for software domains, system-specific issues, and processes.

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

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R.§120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Requirements (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
  • 2+ years of experience in programming in C++/C and MATLAB
  • Experience with the Agile Software development lifecycle
  • Experience with real-time embedded software development using VxWorks Operating System, and Linux
  • Comfortable with Hardware and Software Integration lab environments.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Understanding of both Relative Navigation/Guidance Navigation Control and optics
  • Have some knowledge of VectorCast or LDRA testing tool
  • Familiar with Unit Testing and Integration testing
  • Ability to support questions from operators/users
  • Experience in Visual Studio or Eclipse
  • Experience with the following tools: ClearCase, ClearQuest, JIRA, Git
  • Proactively enjoys debugging Hardware and Software issues in collaboration with other teams

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 2 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position does not offer relocation.  Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Referral Bonus: 3ERP

Referral to this job is eligible for bonus

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.


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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.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

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

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Job CategoryDevelopment Services - Planning, Analytical, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Business Administration, Computer Science, Design/Drafting, Information Technology, Leadership, Management, Mathematical/Statistical Skills, Network Administration, Project Management, Public Relations, Research Development, Software Development

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