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Senior Level Software Engineer - Embedded Training & Live, Virtual, Constructive

Ballwin, Missouri
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
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.

Are you ready to build the future? Boeing's Embedded Training / Live Virtual Constructive (ET/LVC) training systems team is hiring a senior software engineer. Government Training Engineering (GTE) ET/LVC team is responsible for designing, developing and delivering LVC training solutions. These systems blend Live, Virtual, and Constructive domains to generate readiness, enhance proficiency, and optimize training for aviators. Injecting synthetic threats into live aircraft cockpits as well as linking live aircraft to ground based training devices for full LVC systems. Boeing's ET/LVC systems are built on a Common Simulation Framework (CSF) backbone and utilize simulation protocols such as Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) and High Level Architecture (HLA). This position will expose you to pilot training tactics, simulation standards and tactical and training datalinks. ET/LVC is the next generation training capability at the forefront of current and future training systems and Boeing is on the cutting edge of this technology.

As a member of the ET/LVC team you will be designing and developing both Ground Based Training Systems (GBTS) as well as aircraft software for ET/LVC. Come be a part of Battlespace & Simulation Management (BSM), a diverse, multi-disciplined, fast paced, highly collaborative team of engineers, operating in a scaled agile environment, using the latest tools and methodologies. BSM engineers work with cutting edge tools and technologies in the areas of simulation, networking, UX, 3D computer graphics, mobile devices, and video streaming, developing innovative solutions to complex aircraft training requirements. Develop your technical acumen as well as your leadership skills at a company with huge potential for long-term career growth. At Boeing we value your curiosity, your determination, and your imagination.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Develop, prioritize, and execute Statements of Work (SOW) to satisfy research and development, ongoing, and new business requirements in alignment with the SAFe operating rhythm for the organizations
  • Understand and support program work by collaborating with Business Owners and Vertical organization including development of hardware and software system requirements
  • Communicate and prioritize with customers and senior management to obtain approval, identify, manage, and incorporate changes to statements of work and assess the impact of those changes
  • Negotiate proposed changes to determine modifications to the deliverables, resources, costs, schedules, and roadmap
  • Lead project execution to complete the work statement and identify performance metrics
  • Lead and mentor junior engineers
  • Lead and participate in hardware and software integration, testing, and troubleshooting
  • Architect system design and generate system diagrams to meet software and hardware requirements
  • Plan, identify, prioritize, and coordinate resources required over the life of the program that requires coordination with multiple scrum teams, external resources, and customers
  • Compare actual results to the baseline plan to assess project performance, efficiencies, productivity and lessons learned
  • Identify corrective actions to improve team performance as part of the Inspect and Adapt workshop
  • Advocate, recommend, & champion process improvements
Security Clearance:

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Required Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):
  • 5+ years of programming experience with Java, C++, C#
  • 5+ years of experience in Object Oriented Design Principles
  • 3+ years of experience in hardware and software integration
  • Bachelor's degree with minimum 14 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with minimum 12 or more years' related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills and Experience):
  • Familiarity with simulation standards such as Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS), Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) and High Level Architecture (HLA)
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience in Ethernet development
  • Software domain experience in any of the following domain areas: communication, weapons, sensors, track management, data fusion, tactical datalink and operator machine interface
  • Experience monitoring/analyzing performance of large distributed systems (networking, memory/cpu utilization, common network protocols, NFS, memory leaks, latency, etc)
  • Experience with Visual Studio IDE
  • Ability to work in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Experience with fighter aircraft avionics
  • Experience in embedded real-time software development
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Experience with Agile and or SAFe Principles & Methodologies
  • Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Experience with Training Systems programs
  • Experience generating and/or tracing requirements for system or subsystem specifications or interface control documents
  • Experience in Program Management including cost, schedule and technical management
  • Experience with ET/ILVC
  • Experience with Estimating and Proposal Support
  • Familiarity with tools such as VersionOne/Agility, Git, DOORS, and Cameo

Typical Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree typically 14 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 12 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with typically 9 or more years' experience in an engineering classification. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position does offer relocation for eligible candidates.

This Hybrid position allows some telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options. (St. Louis, MO)

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.

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.
Please apply ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

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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  • Job Reference: 717557829-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Boeing
  • Location: Ballwin, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent