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Protocol Engineer 3 DRT

Company Name:
The Boeing Company
LocationGermantown, MD
Security Clearance Required?Ability to Obtain Interim and/or Final Clearances (Post Start) - US Citizenship Required
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Position Description
Boeing''s Electronic and Information Solutions subsidiary Digital Receiver Technology (DRT) is seeking a Protocol Engineer to join their team in Germantown, MD. The selectee will develop real-time embedded software for DRT Software Defined Radio (SDR) products. Experience with advanced signal protocols is highly desired. Experience with multi-threaded programming, UDP/IP and TCP/IP programming, software configuration management and strong communications skills are highly desired. Development experience with Linux and Microsoft Windows operating system is desired.
This position requires:
-- The ability to develop requirements;
-- Design software architectures;
-- Decompose problems;
-- Effectively communicate designs;
-- Support planning and work within a team of engineers.
Experience in Object Oriented (OO) software development, preferably with C++ and the C++ Standard Template Library (STL) and Java is highly desired. Experience with programming with the Python language is a plus. Preferred to have current Top Secret (TS) security clearance with current Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.
Competencies
General
+ Adaptability
Understands changes in own and others'' work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees'' jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.
+ Work Standards
Establishes criteria and/or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality, productivity, or service. Dedicates required time and energy to assignments or tasks to ensure that no aspect of the work is neglected; works to overcome obstacles to completing tasks or assignments. Accepts responsibility for outcomes (positive or negative) of one''s work; admits mistakes and refocuses efforts when appropriate. Provides encouragement and support to others in accepting responsibility; does not accept others'' denial of responsibility without questioning.
Technical
+ Analytical Skills
Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources at the department level.
+ Languages & Databases
Complete knowledge of software programming languages and databases and the ability to apply to the software domain. Programming languages encompass higher order languages, auto-coded languages and assembly languages.
+ Requirements/Tracing
Complete knowledge of how to derive and allocate requirements (e.g., system, sub-system, software) and show traceability throughout the product lifecycle
+ Software Architecture & Design
Complete knowledge of software architecture and design methodologies. Ability to synthesize software architectures and designs that meet requirements, characteristics and constraints.
+ Software Development Tools
Complete knowledge of general and software development and testing tools, capability and usage. Examples include compilers, linkers, debuggers, data analysis tools, graphical user interface builders, post processing tools, requirements management tools, and web authoring tools.
Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Do you have experience in C/C++ and Java programming languages?
Do you have experience working with Advanced Signal Format customers to generate system level requirements?
Do you have 5 or more years of experience with Embedded Software Development?
Do you have experience as a software developer for Software Defined Radio Systems?
This position requires that you work out of Germantown, Maryland. Do you currently reside in the Germantown, Maryland area (where relocating would not be required) or are you willing to relocate at your own expense?
Typical Education/Experience
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor''s and 5 or more years'' experience, Master''s degree with 3 or more years'' experience or PhD 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
Preferred candidates will possess a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a similar degree at the Masters level or higher. Additional desired experience includes Agile and advanced format development. An active TS/SCI clearance is preferred. Digital Receiver Technology (DRT) based in Germantown, MD designs and manufactures high-performance Software Defined Radios (SDR) for wireless test and synthetic instrumentation solutions. DRT was acquired by The Boeing Company in December 2008.
Business UnitDefense, Space&Security
DivisionNetworks & Space Systems
ProgramElectronic & Info Solutions
Job TypeNon-Management
Experience LevelCareer/Experienced
US Person Status Required?Yes
Closing Date:06/16/2014about closing dates

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