02 Dec
Senior Special Test Equipment (STE) Systems Design Engineer
Alabama, Huntsville / decatur , 35801 Huntsville / decatur USA

Job DescriptionAt 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.Boeing's Integrated Air & Missile Defense team is seeking experienced Senior Electrical Engineers for the Special Test Equipment (STE) engineering team in Huntsville, Alabama with expertise in designing test equipment for power, digital, and RF/mixed signal systems for Missile System Applications. Our team is a critical part of Boeing's mission, ensuring the reliability and performance of advanced missile defense electronics through the design, development, and validation of state-of-the-art testing equipment. The STE team is responsible for the cradle-to-grave design, build, validation, and support of the specialized test equipment that ensures these flight products and sub-systems perform as intended in their extreme operating environments.This worksite participates in Boeing’s optional 4/10 schedule rotation. 4/10 is a rotation in which employees can work 10 hour shifts, 4 days per week and receive every Friday off.Position Responsibilities:

Lead the design and develop of state-of-the-art Special Test Equipment (STE) for power, digital, and RF/mixed signal systems, sub-systems, and circuit cards used in missile defense applications. This includes defining the STE architecture and performing hands-on development for test equipment to be used in product verification and production.

Create integrated designs of complex automated test systems that could be a mixture of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTs) equipment, custom electronic hardware/wiring, and firmware

Conduct detailed circuit hardware (HW) design for power, digital, and RF/mixed signal subsystems, involving components like power supply circuits, microcontrollers, FPGAs, logic circuits, memory circuits, filters, amplifiers, and mixers

Perform detailed modeling and analysis of the designed circuits and overall test system to predict their behavior and performance

Lead STE design reviews to ensure adherence to development processes and requirements

Responsible for total STE design drawing/documentation package creation and release in a Model-Based Engineering (MBE) environment using digitally integrated Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools

Develop test procedures and support tester software (SW) design/development

Lead STE system integration, verification, and validation to prove the integrated STE HW, SW, and test procedures perform as required. Provide and analyze results meticulously in detailed test reports

Provide technical oversight, recommendations, and capability evaluations of suppliers engaged to perform portions of the test equipment design or fabrication

Ensuring that supplier work adheres to all technical specifications

Provide technical support during the production and testing of missile electronics

Support troubleshooting of any anomalies occurring during the integration and test of a test system or flight unit, as well as during subsequent delivery and system usage

Use project management techniques to track project costs and schedules, ensuring that projects stay on track

Support the preparation of proposals and bids for new test system projects

Provide technical oversight and guidance to less-experienced test design team members: fostering an environment of learning and growth

Domestic travel may be required up to 10% of the time depending on business needs

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite.This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related STEM field

Minimum of 5 years of experience with the design and leadership of automated test system development projects

Minimum of 1 year of experience leading teams or projects formally or informally

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

Experience with a broad range of hardware types such as RF assemblies, antennas, power supplies (AC/DC), FPGAs, RF/digital signal processing, embedded architectures, wave guides, gimbals, filters, digital & analog circuits, RF amplifiers, RF transceivers, and serial rapid input/output (SRIO) interfaces.

Experience with schematic capture and printed wiring board (PWB) design processes

Experience using test and measurement equipment: such as digital multimeters, power analyzers, logic analyzers, signal generators, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and digital/mixed-signal oscilloscopes.

Experience with RF and antenna test measurements: such as intermodulation distortion, phase noise, and spurious measurements.

Experience in power and thermal analysis: The ability to perform power and thermal analysis on circuits and systems, predicting their behavior under various conditions and ensuring they meet the necessary requirements.

Experience with simulation tools like PSPICE, MATLAB/Simulink, Advanced Design System (ADS), or similar.

Experience using programming tools like Python, Eclipse, LabVIEW, or TestStand,

Experience with MIL-STD-810, DO-160, IPC, and other industry test and design standards

Knowledge of environmental test methods and practices

Experience with engineering design tools such as Mentor, Creo Parametric, and Windchill

Typical Education/Experience:Level 4:Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering (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.Level 5:Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.Relocation:This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: 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 is met as outlined in our policies.Shift:This position is for 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.Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.Summary pay range for level 4: $118,150 – $159,850Summary pay range for level 5: $145,350 – $196,650Equal 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.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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