Boeing Air Dominance Senior Software Engineer

  • Jerseyville, IL
  • time-alarm-solid 02-05-2024

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. The Boeing Company is seeking a Boeing Air Dominance Senior Software Engineer to join the BDS Air Dominance Software Engineering group located in St Louis, MO region (Berkeley and Hazelwood). This position will focus on supporting the Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) business organization.

Our Bombers and Fighters software engineers design, develop, and demonstrate avionics solutions for the platforms we build and upgrade. Your efforts will assist integration of innovative technologies to maintain our platform’s dominance over the battlefield for many decades to come. The programs include the F-15, F/A-18, F-22, T-7, MQ-25, and advanced programs. Additionally, our software engineers support the Flight Simulation products associated with our platforms.

Our engineers are involved in all aspects of these programs (software requirements, design, code, and test), and our agile development approach allows new hires like yourself to quickly become very impactful and make a difference to our success!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supporting software development on agile teams tasked with integrating/implementing solutions onto a platform.
  • Developing high fidelity simulation and environment software and tool sets to enable the rapid development, test, and deployment of high-quality software solutions for the warfighter and many others.
  • Using analytical problem-solving skills to resolve problems for the company and suppliers.
  • Applying engineering skills to deliver improved weapon system capabilities to our customers.
  • Applying engineering knowledge to continuously improve processes and tools.
  • Applying knowledge of engineering principles to conduct analysis.
  • Documenting Engineering Practices for replication, scaling, and continuous improvement.
  • Working across program stakeholders and subject matter experts in various engineering disciplines (Operational Analysis, Software Engineering, Mission Systems Hardware, Flight Simulation, etc.).
  • Providing technical leadership over supporting junior engineers.

These positions are expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate may be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Security Clearance and Export Control Requirements:

This position requires the ability to obtain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. Ability to obtain interim and/or final U.S. Security clearance (Post-Start).

Required Qualifications (Required Skills/ Experience):

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics, Computer Science, or other technical degree.
  • 4 plus years’ professional experience with any of the following software development languages: Ada, C, C++, C#, JAVA, and Python.
  • 3 plus years’ experience working on a project using various software development methodologies.
  • 3 plus years’ experience leading a project or technical team.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Highest level U.S. security clearance currently held or held in the past 24 months.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and communicate with stakeholders of different backgrounds and skill levels.
  • Experience developing embedded real-time software.
  • Experience developing models and simulation.
  • Experience working with Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS).
  • Experience with object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD) methodologies.
  • Experience with Agile software development.
  • Experience with open architecture constructs like Open Mission Systems (OMS), Open Communication Standard (OCS); utilizing the Universal Command and Control Interface (UCI).
  • Experience developing and documenting software architecture using Cameo or similar Model-Based Systems Engineering tools.
  • Experience with configuration management and collaboration tools such as (or similar to) Git, JIRA, Collaborator, Beyond Compare, and VersionOne.

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 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 are met as outlined in our policies.


This position would work 1st shift.

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. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. Summary pay range for Senior Software Engineer: $122,400.00 - $165,600.00.

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. Export Control Details: US-based job, US Person required.

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 disabilities, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.