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Senior Space Ground System Integration and Test Software Engineer - PTES

Victor, Colorado
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
Job Description

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The Boeing Space & Launch Division's Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES) program is looking for an Senior Space Ground System Integration and Test Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO.

The program is seeking a Software Tester to develop a 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.

The successful candidate will drive the daily execution of product development in a fast-paced agile environment. We seek candidates who have skills in agile methodologies, software development, test automation, and system automation.

As a member of the PTES team, you will be involved in the entire software development life cycle, from idea creation and development, all the way through to maintenance and support of the customer s delivered system. These positions will place you in roles where you have the opportunity to make an impact on the results of our project. The PTES team offers a collaborative mentoring environment where you have the opportunity to learn from or lead others.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Develop software automated test framework for satellite ground systems.
  • Collaborate with developers and testers to resolve issues in the system.
  • Agile Development within a cross-discipline team.
  • Continuous integration, testing, and delivery within a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Decompose complex requirements and capabilities into executable discrete user stories.
  • Utilize microservice containerized software architecture.

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Security Clearance and Investigation :

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. A final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree from an accredited course of study, in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or other technical degree.
  • 10 or more years of experience in developing software unit tests and automated functional testing.
  • 2 or more years of experience utilizing Agile development processes.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Active U.S. Secret Security Clearance.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment utilizing Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc.) or similar tools.
  • Experience developing automated tests using Python.
  • Experience working with a CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins.
  • Experience deploying and configuring microservices in a Kubernetes cluster.

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 years' related work 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.

Referral Bonus:

This position does offer a referral bonus

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.


1st Shift

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.

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.

Summary pay range: Min: 150,000 - Max: $200,000.

Eligible for 3 ERP

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.

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  • Job Reference: 678532487-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Boeing
  • Location: Victor, Colorado
  • Salary: $200,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent