KC-46 Military Data Network Lead Engineer & Architect (Senior or Senior Lead)
Posted on: March 17, 2023
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The Boeing KC-46 Tanker Mission Systems Avionics (MSA) team located in Tukwila or Everett WA is seeking a Senior (Level 4) and dedicated Senior Lead (Level 5) Military Data Network (MDN) Engineer and Architect. The MDN System is an integrated suite of processors and data network equipment that provides a Classified and Un-Classified computing environment for aircraft mission systems, making the KC-46 aircraft an interoperable member of the USAF net-centric fleet. This role will be responsible for leadership and oversight of the entire MDN hardware system which includes the Airborne Processor System (APS), Audio/Video Encoders, Cross Domain Guard (CDG), Network Gateway (NG), High Assurance IP Encryptor (HAIPE), and Data Transfer Unit (DTU). Also, this role will serve as the Equipment Manager (EM) for the APS, Audio/Video Encoders, and Keyboard Switch hardware components. Responsibilities include strong supplier & Boeing manufacturing oversight management, maintaining design configuration requirements, production aircraft troubleshooting support, technical issue investigations & RCCA, as well as new architecture developments for future upgrades and international customers.
The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is the new USAF aerial refueling tanker aircraft designed to support multi-role missions including refueling, cargo/passenger transport, and medevac airlift. The KC-46 is a military commercial derivative aircraft based on the Boeing 767-2C aircraft and modified per USAF specifications for the primary mission of aerial refueling US and Allied aircraft using either the Hose & Drogue systems or the Boom. The KC-46 is also equipped with a suite of self-defensive and tactical situational awareness systems that allows the aircraft to get closer to the fight when supporting combat missions.
Position Responsibilities Include:
This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship as a condition of employment. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Senior (Level 4): 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 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.
Senior Lead (Level 5): 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 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 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
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 .
This position is for 1st shift.
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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 Senior (Level 4): $128,350 - $173,650
Summary pay range for Senior Lead (Level 5): $157,250 - $212,750
This is a union-represented position.
Referrals to this job are eligible for a monetary employee bonus.
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.
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