Senior Product Security Engineer - Cyber Security Researcher

USA - Arlington, VA

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Senior Product Security Engineer - Cyber Security Researcher


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USA - Arlington, VA, USA - Hazelwood, MO

Job Description Qualifications:

Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T) is looking for a Senior Product Security Engineer - Cyber Security Researcher.

A Successful candidate will:

  • Lead & support research projects to develop new concepts and innovative approaches

  • Prove the feasibility of new technologies

  • Build of prototypes to demonstrate the feasibility of technologies

  • Test and evaluate research prototypes in relevant environments

  • Achieve successful technology transitions from the research environment to Boeing programs as well as to external customers

This position can be based out of Arlington, VA or Hazelwood, MO.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development, implementation, and sustainment of product security and resiliency throughout the requirements, design, build, test, production, operations, and support lifecycle.

  • Leads the development and enhancement of system requirements and architectures for product security to meet all applicable certification and customer requirements.

  • Ensures security of facilities, equipment, tools, data, networks, and resources used for product: design, development, build, test, storage, delivery, operations, and support.

  • Leads the definition and identification of product security requirements for suppliers of components and subsystems for integration into complex Boeing products and services.

  • Leads coordination with governments, customers, suppliers, and industry to identify risks and improve industry and regulatory security standards and requirements for programs and interfacing systems.

  • Leads research and development activities resulting in innovative solutions.

  • Leads the advisement of customers on maintaining product security and certification, including security consequences of modifying products and services.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.


This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret clearance Post-Start is required.


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study in engineering, engineering technology (includes manufacturing engineering technology), chemistry, physics, mathematics, data science, or computer science

  • 5+ years of experience programming in C++, Python and/or shell scripts

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Master's Degree or higher

  • Experience leading & supporting research projects to develop new concepts and innovative approaches

  • Expertise and interest in detecting cyber anomalies and attributing their impact to mission critical functionality in an effort to improve the Cyber Security posture of platforms

  • Proficiency with AI/ML algorithms, techniques, frameworks, and libraries (such as TensorFlow, numpy, pandas, scikit-learn, PyTorch, and TorchScript)

  • Proficiency in mathematics, including differential equations

  • Experience with model compression and/or model deployment

  • Experience leading projects, interfacing with customers, and demonstrating an ability to deliver high quality implementation, testing, and documentation of results

  • Experience working cross-functionally with leadership, peers, and internal and external customers to understand and drive requirements

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 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.



This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.

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.

Shift Work Statement:

This position is for 1st shift.

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.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $136,850 - $197,800

Applications for this position will be accepted until July 8th, 2024

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.


Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

Export Control Requirement:

U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

Experience Level:

Individual Contributor - 4

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6M04I4 (6M4)

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    Region: North America
    Country: United States

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