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The Boeing Company Experienced PTES Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS), Space and Launch Division, is seeking an Experienced Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES) Systems Engineer (Level 3) to support the team in Colorado Springs, CO. Our team focus on the development of new global military satellite communications (MILSATCOM) ground system that will manage transmission of protected tactical waveform (a type of secure, anti-jam communication) — over Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites and terminals. In addition, the Space and Launch Team creates the next generation products and services for the BDS business unit. We work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.

Position Overview:

The Experienced PTES Systems Engineer will be a part of a high-performing team that are immersed in high intensity projects. As a member of the PTES team, you will be involved in the entire product development lifecycle, from idea creation and development, all the way through to maintenance and support of the customer’s delivered system. The PTES team offers a collaborative mentoring environment, where you have the opportunity to learn from Senior Engineers. Systems engineering is an inter-disciplinary engineering management process that evolves and verifies an integrated, life-cycle balanced set of system solutions that satisfy customer needs.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform System Design analysis of Ground Infrastructure HW Baseline.

  • Lead Analysis of Performance Requirements, Performance Allocations to Segments, Subsystems.

  • Develop and Perform Simulation and Modeling to assess PTES System Performance Attributes.

  • Establish a requirements baseline including analysis, derivation, allocation, and traceability of requirements and interfaces, including external systems and organizations.

  • Requirements and TPM management through the use of System Mission Threads.

  • Identify, Perform and Review design decisions, trade studies, architecture improvements.

  • Decompose complex requirements into executable discrete user stories.

  • Establish and support system level management and interfaces.

  • Develop and manage risk and opportunity baseline.

Work Authorization:

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. (An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.).

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • 3 years or more of experience in an engineering discipline.

  • 3 years or more of experience implementing and maintaining requirements.

  • 2 years or more of computer programming.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience working with SATCOM domain.

  • Experience working in Network infrastructure development.

  • Experience with Agile development and tool.

  • Experience working in HW/SW Automated Test Verification.

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 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

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.

Eligible for 3ERP.

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.

Colorado summary pay range: Min: $72,000 – Max: $127,500

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.