Advanced Kill Chain Senior Software Engineer

  • Defiance, MO
  • time-alarm-solid 2024-02-05T00:00:00Z

Job Description

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The Boeing Company is currently seeking an Advanced Kill Chain Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Berkeley, MO or St. Louis, MO. This position will work within the Advanced Kill Chain software team supporting the Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) business organization. The role involves developing real-time embedded software, analyzing and debugging software issues, and working in an Agile, collaborative environment. The selected candidate(s) will have the opportunity to play a key role in the development and maintenance of software in support of some of the newest and most advanced systems and capabilities on air dominance platforms.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead activities to develop, document, and maintain architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces, and designs for software systems.
  • Lead development and maintenance of code and integration of software components into a fully functional software system.
  • Provides technical leadership for software projects and leads less experienced software engineers.
  • Plans, executes, and documents software research and development projects.
  • Leads development, selection, tailoring, and deployment of processes, tools, and metrics.
  • Develops software verification plans, test procedures, and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met.
  • Works under minimal direction.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

This position requires the ability to obtain a Secret US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. Ability to obtain Secret US Security clearance (Post-Start).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or other technical degree.
  • 5+ years’ experience with C, C++, Ada, Java, and/or Python.
  • 3+ years’ experience leading a project or technical team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing mission systems software on aircraft platforms.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and communicate with stakeholders of different backgrounds and skill levels.
  • Experience using team collaboration tools including Git, Agility, Jenkins, and Collaborator or similar tools.
  • Active Secret U.S. Security Clearance.


Occasional travel may be required but would be less than 10%.


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 the criteria are met as outlined in our policies.

Work Shift:

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 the 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: Level 4 Senior: $122,400.00 - $165,600.00

Applications for this position will be accepted until 3/1/2024

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