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Systems Engineer - Surveillance & Security Design Engineer (5)

Systems Engineer - Surveillance & Security Design Engineer (5) Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800069758 Date posted 08/21/2018
Location Huntsville Alabama United States
Job Description


  • Boeing is seeking an engineer experienced in the design and development of complex external and internal security systems for sensitive facilities.
  • Technical challenges range from the combination of advanced sensors used around the facility to detect and characterize intruders at range in all weather conditions; the processing, correlation, and learning from of those sensor data streams to reduce false alarms; the presentation of imagery and processed data from sites to allow rapid operator decisions; the design of physical barriers, authentication systems, and entry layers to prevent unauthorized access; and the design of interior sensors and alarms.


  • Applies an interdisciplinary collaborative approach to lead security and surveillance efforts in Huntsville. 
  • Applies systematic and best practice system engineering and leads segment and sub-segment requirements, functional breakdown, understanding of all security and surveillance commercial and government regulations, supplier technical oversight, and trade studies. 
  • Initiates planning and organizing and creates work standards. 
  • Optimizes total system of systems and system architectures. 
  • This position will require customer focus, interfacing to upper management, rigid requirements writing, good organizations skills, and the ability to collaborate with all levels of engineering, support, and management staff. 
  • Technical proposal development
    • Assist with responding to RFPs, provide oversight to the technical approach, design direction and pricing. Proposal development -
    • Produce technical response in proposal.
    • Lead in the preparation of design drawing and product research. 
    • System design and integration across systems. 

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Missiles and Weapon Systems

Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

Basic Qualifications (Requirements):
  • This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Technology or similar is required.
  • Minimum 10+ years of related field engineering experience required.
  • Proven track record of success designing security systems required.
  • Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity required.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills required
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.
  • Understanding of advanced security principles, theories, and concepts as well as job practices, techniques, and security standards.
  • Working and practical knowledge of security and surveillance is a must (minimum of 10 years). 
  • Some travel will be required. 
  • Knowledgeable in the UFGS specifications as applied to government security systems and their installation.
  • Knowledge of security technologies including but not limited to:
    - Video Surveillance and related technologies
    - Access Control and related technologies
    - Physical intrusion detection
  • Ability to apply UFGS specifications requirements to security design drawings. 
  • Physical security information management experience.
  • IP based video, access control, and intercom systems.
  • TCP/IP networking design knowledge.


  • Government facilities experience highly preferred.
  • Experience and proficiency with ICD 705 highly preferred.

Typical Education / Experience:
Level 5:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 14 or more years' experience, Master's with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' 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.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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