Guidance Navigation & Control Engineer (Associate)
Herndon, VA
At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you'll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

Boeing is seeking early to mid-level space subsystem engineer with experience in any subsystem. GNC or Embedded software preferred. The GNC engineers will be responsible for operational health and safety of the system hardware and software subsystems for a 24x7 supported system. These individuals must work well in a small team environment, and have reliable work attendance.

Position Responsibilities:
Characterization and analysis of various subsystems for all phases of system operations
Diagnosing problems in system and identifying the proper factory support personnel to provide solutions to the system problem
Supporting critical events that require the presence of engineering support to ensure flawless execution
Oversight and maintenance of real-time software loaded to the systems and subsystems that are assigned to each engineer
Monitor performance of subsystems, trend the data using analytical tools. As needed develop new tools to improve the ability to analysis the system data
Responsible for anomaly investigations, fault isolations and recovery activities for given subsystems. Write and maintain all supporting procedures and processes that pertain to assigned subsystem.
Gather, define, and document system level requirements to support control and mission
Resolve requirement conflicts
Perform and document analysis and design of subsystems to validate or assess the system design and/or modes
Develop solutions and disposition of issues to assure customer satisfaction
Design trade studies to meet program requirements
Work independently on assigned projects and seek out guidance and support from peers as needed in a team environment
Coordinate system changes for your assigned systems with all relevant stake holders prior to execution
Execute system changes per defined processes ensuring all documentation is up-to-date prior to change
Must be able to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends as needed with limited notice.

Ability to obtain and maintain system operations certification in role is required.

This position requires an active Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Experience utilizing in-depth understanding of space/ground interfaces between the ground systems and the space systems (to include software)

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Aerospace engineering degree preferred
Willing to work nights and occasional holidays
Experience in satellite/aerospace operations environment is desired
Familiarity with Linux and Windows
Proficient with Matlab
Experience with implementing procedures to verify vehicle system stat of healthProficient or willing to learn Python
Proficient with a scripting language like Perl

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 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

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.