Product Security Test Engineer

USA - Berkeley, MO

Product Security Test Engineer


The Boeing Company

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USA - Berkeley, MO

Job Description Qualifications:

The Boeing Company seeks a Product Security Test Engineer to support the Boeing Test & Evaluation (BT&E) cyber test capability. The selected applicant will join a highly technical Enterprise Test & Evaluation team building an offensive cyber test capability in Berkeley, Missouri. 

This position will be providing testing services to Boeing Defense Space & Security (BDS) in the Air Dominance and Weapons Systems portfolios.  The primary responsibilities will include Product Security (Cyber) test planning, integration, and execution, mission-based risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and penetration tests.  The Selected applicant will become a St. Louis team member trained across the broader BT&E enterprise Product Security Capability team with the opportunity to also contribute in innovation efforts advancing adversarial testing.

Primary responsibilities:

Technical leader responsible for the implementation of Product Security Test & Evaluation Engineering Mission/Operational based cyber testing across the BDS St. Louis portfolio. The Product Security Test Engineer position is a key contributor in leading, testing and coordinating cyber testing to assess mission/product resiliency in the following areas:

  • Ability to facilitate and manage complex Product Security projects from inception to completion (throughout the entire Product Security test lifecycle) to include St. Louis site integrated Test support planning, resourcing of plan, meeting cost and schedule commitments

  • Technical Leader integrated within a Product Security Test & Evaluation Team capable of:

    • Developing/executing Product Security test plans and activities (penetration testing, cooperative and non-cooperative vulnerability testing, adversarial analysis and testing, cyber table top exercises (use cases), and advanced virtual/emulated testing) throughout the maturation of program life-cycle

    • Performing criticality, adversity, threat, and risk analysis on complex, system of systems environments

    • Coordinating collaborative testing to assess mitigating controls and design elements

    • Innovating/implementing solutions for improved T&E capability, including utilizing virtualized systems for Product Security assessment

  • Utilize the Risk Engineering digital thread to inform future requirements surrounding cyber survivability of the platform against specified cyber threats

  • Leading risk reduction, to potentially include research and development activities, resulting in innovative solutions for implementation in product and services offering.

  • Develop and mature enterprise Product Security T&E best practices and solutions

  • Provide advocacy for the integration of cyber test events throughout the gated process

  • Ability to identify new opportunities and engage with stakeholders to define, plan, resource, and deliver Cyber T&E solutions

In addition to the specific program responsibilities, the selected candidates will be joining the growing BT&E Product Security Engineering Capability with established teams in Seattle, Huntsville, and SoCal.

Our teams are currently hiring for a broad range of experience levels including; Experienced and Senior Level Engineers.

This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.  This is at the hiring team’s discretion and could potentially change in the future.

This position requires current US Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • 5+ years of experience leading avionics embedded systems projects or programs

  • 3+ years of experience in Product Security (i.e. non-IT Cybersecurity)

  • 1+ years of experience performing penetration testing or building Product Security test environments and custom cyber test tools

Desired Skills/Experiences:

  • Demonstrated ability to identify new opportunities and engage with stakeholders to define/plan/resource/deliver solutions

  • Experience interfacing with DoD organizations as a program lead

  • Experience performing mission-based cyber risk assessment and criticality analysis

  • Experience facilitating and/or supporting Cyber Table Top (or equivalent) exercises

  • Experience designing and/or testing product systems

  • Experience planning and executing penetration tests

  • Experience building and/or leading a technical test team

  • Experience coordinating and presenting technical content to a diverse audience

  • Experience with program planning (cost and schedule)

  • Familiarity with software development and/or programming languages

  • Certifications: Please state/include on resume

Typical Education / Experience:

Experienced (level 3):
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 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Senior (level 4):
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.

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.


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.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  

Summary pay range for Experienced: $112,200 -$151,800

Summary pay range for Senior Level: $136,850 -$185,150

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

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Individual Contributor - 3

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6M04I3 (6MT)

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