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The Boeing Company Mid-Level Test & Evaluation Instrumentation Engineer in Berkeley, Missouri

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.

Boeing is seeking a

Mid-Level Test & Evaluation Instrumentation Engineer to join our team in

Berkeley

, Missouri . We are seeking someone with experience in Load Control and Data Acquisition Systems preferred, to work in the Structures and Mechanical Test (STR) capability as part of the Structures Test and Evaluation Engineering team. The STR capability supports structural, mechanical and material properties test programs for all Boeing Divisions, including Boeing Commercial Aircraft (BCA), Boeing Defense Systems (BDS), and Boeing Space Programs.

As part of this team, you will have the opportunity to work on the latest military aircraft and weapons programs, such as T-7A and MQ-25A, and support our legacy programs like F-15 and F-18 into the future. The St. Louis/Berkeley STR team supports tests ranging from material testing to airframe component testing to full-scale static and fatigue testing. The ideal candidate should work well under pressure, have excellent all around communication skills, leadership, interpersonal, organizational skills, and be very detail oriented. This position will support the lab test teams by developing and operating instrumentation and electro/mechanical design solutions of varying complexity.

There are additional opportunities to work with other test laboratories in the company and develop unique solutions for data acquisition and instrumentation systems to solve challenging engineering problems. Thus, this role may require 10% travel on occasion.

Position Responsibilities:

Design test hardware, software and systems to achieve test requirements. Identifies required products, systems, components, materials, and manufacturing processes / technologies

Designs, develops, and documents instrumentation and test control systems

Generates electrical schematics using Microsoft Visio and other common design software

Coordinates system design, fabrication, integration, modification, setup, checkout and teardown

Identifies test requirements and determines test methods

Integrates test hardware, software and systems to fulfill all test requirements

Troubleshoots and resolves instrumentation system, transducer, and test-related problems

Analyzes, reviews and validates test data to ensure test instrumentation hardware and software readiness

Conducts research in test technologies to improve efficiency and capability

Interfaces with other members of project or program teams, management, and technical staff to define and implement test engineering solutions

Performs functions as required to ensure instrumentation system readiness and data validity

Self-starter that works under minimal supervision

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, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.

E xperience designing, operating, and troubleshooting instrumentation systems for military aircraft programs

Experience with open and closed loop feedback control systems

Experience with instrumentation and/or data acquisition systems

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

Experience planning and executing instrumentation activities for test programs

Experience with data acquisition system attributes (e.g. range, accuracy, frequency responses, bandwidth) to define characteristics of measurements to be recorded. 

Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.

Experience with hydraulic control systems for static and fatigue testing in a lab environment.

Experience planning and executing instrumentation activities for test programs.

Experience directly supporting flight/lab test operations.

Experience with precision test, measurement devices, and sensor selection. 

Experience with Moog or MTS FlexTest controllers.

Experience with LabView software and its use in laboratory environments. 

Experience with transducer and sensor physics with the ability to make hardware selections appropriate to measure physical phenomena. 

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.

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 .

Employee Referral:

Referral to this job is eligible for bonus

At Boeing, diversity, equity, and inclusion are enduring company values. We strive to live these values every day not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because our success depends on it. The company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion means providing a work environment for all employees that is welcoming, respectful and equitable, with opportunities for personal and professional development.

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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