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The Boeing Company Entry Level Software Engineer (Real Time Software Engineer) in Kent, Washington

During the last 100 years, humans went from walking on Earth to walking on the moon. With each decade, aviation technology crossed

another frontier and the world was changed. From the depths of the ocean, to Mars and beyond, Boeing is inspiring the next century of

explorers. Our engineers work on cutting-edge aerospace technology. We are a team of fast-paced and eager engineers; skilled scientists

and thinkers; bold innovators willing to push boundaries. Join us, and be part of the team that will change the future of aerospace as we now

know it.

Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) P-8 Poseidon program is currently looking for an Entry-Level  Real Time Software Engineer

(Level 1) to join their team in

Kent, WA

on 1st shift with a possible 2nd shift rotation. In this position, you will be responsible for key capabilities such as weapons integration, sensor integration, data fusion, tactical

data links, Operator Machine Interface (OMI), as well as the software execution environment for the platform, Simulation and Trainer support


You’ll be an integral part of supporting the Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) P-8 Poseidon program, which is the premier Anti-

Submarine Warfare (ASW) platform for the US Navy and several international partners. Recent contract awards have enabled team

expansion and growth. This franchise program is anticipated to continue to be a stable program for the foreseeable future.

Position Responsibilities: 

Designs and develops Network, Mission Systems, Framework and Security software

Participates in use case development for software requirements

Develops and conducts unit and integration tests

Participates in peer reviews

Supports root cause analysis and correction for delivered products

Supports system test, aircraft delivery, and ground and flight-based test events

Supports software research and development projects

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or

final U.S. Secret clearance Post Start is required.

This is a union represented position.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Qualifications):

Java (preferred), C++ or C programming language experience

Development experience in Linux or Windows environments

Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years' experience or Master’s degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering,

computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. (ABET preferred)

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

Experience in network development and configuration as well as some background in cyber security.

Specific scripting languages: XML, Pearl, Python

Agile software development processes

Use case development

Protocols: Networking, Serial, Device I/O, Wireless Communication

Verification of Training software and User Interface design

Troubleshooting H/W and S/W issues in a complex environment

Linux OS Support Experience

Installation and configuration of Linux OS

Startup and basic configuration of Virtual Machine and Virtual Network environments

Supporting as-run test reports and other contractual deliverables

Exposure to Object Oriented Design

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) or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience. In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. 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.

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.