Communications / Navigation Engineer 2
View Job Requisition - Communications / Navigation Engineer 2Requisition Number: 11-1019004Job Status: Activated - Posting Type: Posted Internally and Externally. - Posting Status: AvailableLocation Kent, WA Virtual Office/Telecommute?(Things you should know about Virtual Office) Virtual Work Not Available Shift First Business Unit Defense, Space&Security Division Boeing Military Aircraft Program Surveillance & Engagement Occupation Title Electronic & Electrical Engr Skills Management Title Communication / Network System Job Classification 6B1BP2 Job Type Non-Management Experience Level Entry Exemption Status Exempt Union Yes Security Clearance Required?(Security Clearance definitions) Ability to Obtain Interim and/or Final Clearances (Post Start) - US Citizenship Required Work Eligibility Required? Yes US Person Status Required? Yes Export Control Required? Yes Relocation Money Available?(Things you should know about relocation benefits) No Date Posted 09/13/2011 Closing Date(Things you should know about closing dates) 09/27/2011 Position Description Manage the Common Data Link subsystem and Data Link II subsystem for the P-8 program. Maintain System Control Documents (SCD) and Statement of Work (SOW) for suppliers. Work with Supplier Management and Manufacturing Engineers closely for deliveries and retrofit plans. Process Supplier Data Requirements List (SDRL) received from suppliers. Maintain Functional Test Plans (FTPs), assist in executing FTPs and in troubleshooting issues found. Keep subsystems operational in the development labs. Manages changes to the subsystems. Resolve problem reports against the subsystems. Be the data source for functionality, power, cooling, weight, and environmental specs regarding the subsystems. Utilize the program tools including BORIS, Windchill, Clearquest and Microsoft office. Works under close supervision.Competencies General[ + ] CommunicationGenerally clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Usually keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Generally seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.[ + ] Customer FocusConsiders customers and their needs when performing and/or working with others on routine tasks; supports others and occasionally becomes directly involved in developing and sustaining customer relationships; assists more experienced employees in seeking information to understand customers\' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; prepares information which more experienced employees will share with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how day-to-day actions or plans affect customers; responds quickly to help others address customer needs and resolve problems.[ + ] Systems ThinkingGenerally evaluates job tasks and processes on how well they help meet work group objective(s); attempts to identify non-value-adding components and barriers. Seeks input from others within work group and occasionally other internal employees to evaluate options for change and encourage buy-in. Supports changes to job/role structures and processes by communicating effectively and focusing on new skill development. Participates in measurement systems to monitor the implementation.Technical[ + ] Comm & Network Sys DesignMakes use of and applies communications and network concepts and principles. Makes use of and applies knowledge of antenna and aperture characteristics for application to communications and network system designs. Makes use of and applies knowledge of communications and network system design from architecture development to component design. Makes use of and applies associated technology and methods. Makes use of and applies knowledge of communications and network system power system requirements. Makes use of and applies knowledge of radio frequency compatibility. Makes use of and applies knowledge of select integrating issues applicable to communications and network systems, including primary characteristics such as physical and functional interfaces, communications reliability, link availability, and environmental constraints.[ + ] Comm and Network Systems TestMakes use of and applies knowledge of communications and network test (e.g. sub-system, system, installation, performance, operational, built-in test, qualification, acceptance). Knowledge of test methodologies for voice and data networks and communications equipment.[ + ] Tech Risk Mgmt & Perf MeasureGeneral knowledge of the methodology and processes associated with risk management, and conducting trade studies. Ability to support specific assigned tasks associated with risk identification, establishing design constraints, and evaluating trade space.Basic Qualifications For Consideration Do you meet the criteria described in the Typical Education / Experience section of this requisition?Do you have experience or training in communications, electronics or avionics?Typical Education/Experience Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor\'s and 2 or more years\' experience or a Master\'s degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. Other Job related information Ability to perform a variety of tasks (maximum flexibility) in a dynamic team environment. The candidate must have good communication and team skills. Bachelors or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics required. This position is contingent on obtaining a US DoD Secret Clearance after hiring. Second shift support may be required. Travel may be required to interface with customer, suppliers and the Boeing test team. *** Please note that depending on the specific position, you may be required to pass additional medical tests, credit checks, and/or other requirements. These additional items are required for the Company to comply with various laws and regulatory rules.***Every job requisition has specific and unique requirements listed under \'Description\', \'Competencies\', and \'Education\'. Applicants will increase their opportunities for consideration by demonstrating compatibility with these requirements in their resumes.The job specifications - including competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics), job-relevant work experience, education, and other requirements described in this requisition - will be the basis for applicant screening, including resume reviews, structured interviews and any other assessments used to support the hiring decision. All candidates considered for this position may be required to participate in a structured interview. The structured interview is a standardized method of evaluating candidates\' job-related competencies to support an objective selection and promotion process.