Payload ( Level 1 ) IPT Leader ( Sr. Career Experienced )

Boeing   •  

El Segundo, CA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 245 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

Position Overview:


In-Space Vehicles Engineering, located in El Segundo, CA, is seeking a career experienced, highly skilled, and motivated Level 1 Payload IPT (Integrated Product Team) Leader. Candidate will lead a cross-discipline team in Payload subsystem program execution. The responsibilities include delivering on all cost and schedule program commitments, technical performance/management of products through delivery, and managing risk and opportunities.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will be a leading interface for The Boeing Company, working with supplier, customer and end-user communities.
  • Candidate will have primary responsibility, authority and accountability (RAA) for program execution and program battle rhythm including earned value, technical performance metrics reporting, cost account management, and communications/briefing to executive leadership - highlighting and project managing program cost, schedule, risk/mitigation, and technical performance while providing timely affordable, lean, root cause/corrective action-based solutions.
  • Candidate will be a skilled project manager with career-experience and knowledge in leading Non-Recurring engineering (NRE) efforts, project baseline development, resource loading, project breakdown structure (WBS/PBS) activities and program-level metrics.
  • Candidate will ensure preparation of the master plan and schedule, such as Integrated Master Plan and Integrated Master Schedule [IMP/IMS], and First Article Plan, through coordination and conflict resolution with other Boeing teams, functions, and organizations, as well as customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Integrates relevant lessons learned from previous programs.
  • Verifies all deliverables and statement of work items for complex projects are completed by comparing finished products, services, and other deliverables to statement of work and other contractual requirements. Compares actual results to baseline plan to assess project performance, efficiencies, productivity, and lessons learned.
  • Archives documentation according to approved records retentionschedule.

Space and Launch
Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

This position requires the ability to obtain U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.


An Active SSBI clearance is preferred.


Basic Qualifications:


Experience in Program Management or IPT Leadership including cost, schedule and technical management

Full time aerospace industry experience within Mechanical, Structural, Payloads, Design, Analysis, or Production Liaison engineering


Desired Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:


Ideal candidate will have extensive experience with satellite payload subsystems, including systems engineering, payload layout, wire harness, antenna subsystems, payload electronics, and passive microwave devices. Additionally, candidate will understand the payload subsystem lifecycle: design, analysis, manufacturing, procurements, and assembly, integration, and test. Prefer candidate to have additional knowledge and experience with mechanical systems engineering, structural dynamics, thermal analysis, thermal (multi-layer insulation) blanket, primary load structures, tooling, deployable structures. Prefer active SSBI clearance pre-start.

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.