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The Boeing Company Senior Antenna & Propagation Engineer in Tukwila, Washington

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Northwest Electromagnetics Lab Team is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Antenna & Propagation Engineer based out of Seattle, WA or Tukwila, WA.

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

This position provides an opportunity work with an experienced, interdisciplinary and multi-organizational team to create innovative solutions to meet unique and challenging requirements in a laboratory environment. This engineer will be responsible for leading a team for setup, testing, verification, and validation of cutting-edge technologies. They will also have an experienced background in general physics, electromagnetics, and/or electrical engineering with an experienced understanding of laboratory skills and knowledge of electromagnetic modeling, antennas and propagation, radar cross section (RCS), RCS measurement and RF equipment, strong technical judgment, and the ability to rapidly make and contribute to decisions that balance the overall test program.

This role will require strong collaboration skills to work with an interdisciplinary and multi-organizational team to complete a test program that meets customer requirements. Must have organizational skills and adaptability to work in a fast-paced and continually changing environment. This position will also require the ability to be innovative and develop new cutting-edge test techniques, algorithms, and technologies to meet requirements of emerging customer technologies.

Position responsibilities

  • Work with a team to lead setup, testing, verification, and validation of cutting-edge technologies

  • Support the maintenance of existing systems

  • Support the design, build, fabrication, and test of future systems

  • Research and develop future antenna and radar capabilities and applications for emerging cutting-edge technologies

  • Research, develop, and maintain post-processing techniques based upon ISAR imaging, Near-to-Far Field Transformations, and compressive sensing

  • Support multi-organization management of a variety of programs while working in an agile environment

  • Develops and validates requirements for unique communication, sensor, electronic warfare and other electromagnetic systems and components

  • Develops and validates electromagnetic requirements for electrical\electronic systems, mechanical systems, interconnects and structures

  • Leads development of trade studies, modeling, simulation and other forms of analysis to predict component, interconnects and system performance and to optimize design around complex requirements

  • Develops new and improved modeling and simulation techniques

  • Leads development and execution of critical tests to validate performance of designs to requirements

  • Manages appropriate aspects of critical supplier and partner performance to ensure compliance to requirements

  • Provides support to products throughout their lifecycle by providing guidance and support to resolve complex issues

  • Supports project management by providing coordinating development of work statement, budget, schedule and other required inputs and conducting appropriate reviews

  • Creates new tools to improve management of projects.

  • Leads development of major sections of large-scale proposals to support development of new business.

  • Works under consultative direction

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

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. 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

  • Experience or education with electromagnetic theory and advanced mathematics necessary to perform or conduct electromagnetic analysis, design, modeling, and testing

  • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages (C, C++, Fortran, Python, Matlab, etc.)

  • 8+ years of experience with electromagnetic fields, circuit theory, and wave propagation

  • 8+ years of radar cross section experience, antenna, and/or radome measurement techniques

  • 8+ years of experience with RF systems or coursework in RF/Wave theory

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Active US Security Clearance (TS/SCI preferred)

  • 10+ years of experience working the Antenna & Propagation industry

  • Ability to define electromagnetic fields using mathematical language to assess systems, sub-systems and component behavior

  • Experience with electromagnetic theory and advanced mathematics to develop and apply analytic tools to model and analyze electromagnetic aspects of systems and components

  • Experience with test facility, test instrumentation, and calibration techniques

  • Experience with planning, directing, conducting and documenting RCS and antenna/radome testing as well as interpreting associated test results to validate and verify measurements

  • Experience with the development, production, certification, qualification, quality assurance and acceptance testing of materials, products and processes including governing regulations, standards, and compliance requirements

  • Experience with electromagnetic theory and requirements used to review, interpret, and integrate technical data (such as design details, test results, and analysis) from internal and external sources to verify product performance and validate that requirements are adequate

  • Experience with computational electromagnetic tools (CST, FEKO, HFSS)

  • Experience with inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) imaging techniques and other industry imaging tools

  • Experience with transformation techniques such as near-to-far-field transformation.

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 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+12 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

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.

Shift Work Statement:

This position is for 1st shift

Union:

This is a union-represented position

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.

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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