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The Boeing Company Embedded Real time Software Engineer - MQ-25 in St. Louis, Missouri

The Boeing Company is currently seeking an

Embedded Real time

Software Engineer

to join the

MQ-25 Mission Management System (MMS) Software team

located in

St. Louis, MO .

The MQ-25A Stingray will be the world’s first operational, carrier-based unmanned aircraft and pioneer the integration of manned and unmanned systems within the carrier air wing. The Mission Management System (MMS) team is developing and integrating an MQ-25 avionics software suite that provides communication and control with various sensors, radars and the refueling store.

We are looking for engineers who want challenging and unique opportunities to develop real-time embedded avionics software for the world’s first operational, carrier-based unmanned aircraft.

Position Responsibilities (Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following):

Develops, documents and maintains architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems

Develops and maintains code and integrates software components into a fully functional software system

Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met

Performs software project management and software supplier management functions

Develops, selects, tailors and deploys software processes, tools and metrics

Executes and documents software research and development projects

Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations

Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards

Works under general direction

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

A final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required qualifications):

1+ years’ experience programming in C++

1+ years’ experience in embedded real-time software development

1+ years’ experience in full software development life-cycle

Preferred Qualifications:

1+ years of experience developing software for unmanned or manned tactical aircraft mission systems in the areas of tactical communication systems (wideband SATCOM, Narrowband, CDL, Link16, Voice comm etc.), sensors (EO/IR, ESM, SIGINT, etc.), Stores Management System, Navigation, OMS or cyber security

Experience with Agile software development

Experience working with software version control tools such as ClearCase or Git

Experience developing software services using the Boeing AvionX Defense Mission Computing (Phantom Fusion) infrastructure

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.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility

Referral Bonus:

Referral to this job is eligible for bonus

Bonus amount: $10,000 USD

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. 

Additional Information:

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply as soon as possible for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date .

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.