Space Systems Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) Chief Architect
Posted on: January 12, 2022
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The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) team is seeking a Space
Systems Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) Chief Architect located in El
The selected candidate will lead a project team assisting with the
development of complex, state-of-the-art systems for space-based
applications. You will lead a high-performance systems engineering
team that works with customers on architecture concepts and
enabling technologies for advanced SIGINT satellite systems.
You will lead development of space architecture concepts,
sub-system design, payload design, requirements development,
analysis and decomposition, software and hardware system design,
algorithm development, concept of operations (CONOPS) development,
and risk reduction.
Position Responsibilities Include:
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
Leads analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system
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
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.
Additional Responsibilities Include:
Define and develop SIGINT satellite architecture-level CONOPs,
space-based systems development, and payload architectures.
Lead architecture-level trade studies.
Define and validate space system requirements and interfaces.
Develop and direct technical concepts in support of proposals and
Lead system-level CONOPS development, functional analysis and
Lead system-level integration and validation planning.
Lead development of analyses and simulations tools development
efforts for space architectures analysis and payload systems.
Inform the development and verification system algorithms that meet
functional and performance requirements.
This position requires an active U.S. Top Secret/SCI Security
Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance
that has been active in the past 24 months is considered
This position requires a current Tier 5 (T5), formerly known as a
Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) (U.S. Citizenship
required) or requires candidate agreed to enter a Continuous
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
10+ years of experience with digital payload design, analysis,
development, and verification.
10+ years of experience working on space-based SIGINT.
5+ years of experience working on geolocation and anti-jam
5+ years of experience in Digital Signal Processing or Digital
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical engineering
Experience in a Chief Engineer or Lead Engineer role responsible
for ensuring system and product integration across multiple
Experience in leading a team of engineers, suppliers, and support
personnel in the technical design, development, integration, and
test of a large scale complex mechanical and fluid system test
Demonstrated leadership for driving issue resolution and mitigating
Experience working with product/component developers and vendors
who provide critical functionality to the overall system
Familiarity with MBSE applications, concepts and practices
Experience with MATLAB/Simulink and C++
Experience with optical communications systems
Experience with digital/RF communications hardware and lab
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+15 years' related work experience, Master+18 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.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeingis 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
Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully
vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable
accommodation based on local legislation in several countries.
Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable
accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.
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.
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