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Entry Level Software Engineer

Company: The Boeing Company

Job ID: 00000323322

Date Posted: 2022-05-31-07:00

Location: USA - Kent, WA

Job Description Qualifications:

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is seeking an Entry Level Software Engineer for their Satellite Division located in Kent, WA

This exciting software engineer position will work on existing and emerging programs. Real-time software written will be used for on-board space avionics or payload functionality.

Position Responsibilities:

Full life-cycle development including requirements analysis, software architecture, designs, coding, unit test, integration and formal qualification.

Assisting with the development, documentation and maintenance of architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems.

Developing and maintaining code and integrating software components into a fully functional software system.

Assisting with test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met.

Troubleshooting software issues.

Interacting well with System Engineers/Analyst as well other members of the Integrated Product Team.

Highly motivated and must work well in a team environment.

Working under general supervision.

**This position requires ability to obtain a Top Secret US Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An Final U.S. Top Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or other technical degree by Dec 2022

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

Experience designing and developing software for a real time or non-real-time system

Experience in with software development using either Java, C++, or Python

Experience with Linux/Unix operating system, software development for math intensive algorithms, integration of COTS software, UML or other modeling language, SQL DB, DOORs, or Atlassian tools a major plus

Prior avionics software development experience is a plus

Experience in TCL and Python is a plus

Familiarity with formal development process and current software engineering topics is highly desired

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) or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience. In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Employee Referral Bonus:

Referral to this job is eligible for a $4500 bonus.


This is a union represented position.

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.

Additional Information:

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply as soon as possible for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.


This position is for 1st shift

3ERP Eligible

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Relocation: Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

Export Control Requirement: 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.

Safety Sensitive: This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program This position is not contingent upon program award

Experience Level: Individual Contributor - 1

Job Type: Regular

Job Code: 6J7BI1 (6D6)

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