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At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Would you enjoy building machine learning models to predict component failures on a fighter jet? Or using the latest analytics techniques to create solutions no one has ever built before? Here, the sky is no limit. The Government Services Analytics team in Boeing Global Services has an opening for a Data Engineer with an interest in data science in St. Louis, MO, Colorado Springs, CO, or Philadelphia, PA. In this position you will work with an industry-leading team to create innovative health management solutions for government aircraft platforms in a dynamic, fast-paced team setting. Are you up for the challenge?

Interacting with customers to formulate their needs into specific requirements and then defining and building data frameworks to support solutions for them will be a key part of the job. Experience navigating data integration in a secure environment is important to success. Developing robust and scalable sets of data processing tools and platforms, database wrangling, and building and maintaining Extract-Transform-Load pipelines will all be key components of the position.

In addition to data engineering opportunities, creating new analytics models to provide as aftermarket services for our military customers is at the heart of what this position will require. Designing and developing machine learning models using a wide-array of methods, you will create solutions that empower users of our aircraft with unique insight. Together with our larger team, you will work with cutting edge analytics tools to create solutions that help manage the health and operations of aircraft for users across the world.

The successful candidate will have a strong data engineering and data science background, with proven experience implementing a wide variety of data infrastructures, along with experience in data science techniques and approaches in cloud environments.

Robust knowledge of data formats, architectures, and security are all foundational to the position. Knowledge and experience using machine learning is key as well. Experience using Python and SQL is critical, however knowledge of other programming languages such as C++, Java and R is also desirable. Prior aviation and engineering knowledge are both helpful as well. Excellent communication and teamwork ability are critical for success.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs data analysis integral to the research, development, test and evaluation of company products or manufacturing processes
  • Investigates and applies best fit methods and algorithms, validates results and performs necessary data preparation and enhancements to models

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some 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 require.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or similar discipline
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency using Python on data science applications

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Advanced degree in Data Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or another similar technical background
  • Proficiency using SQL
  • Familiarity with tools such as Apache Spark, Apache Airflow, Amazon Redshift, Snowflake, noSQL storage technologies, and other data management tools is preferred
  • Experience and familiarity with cloud-based tools is preferred.
  • Advanced understanding of military aircraft systems
  • Engineering domain knowledge relating to aircraft maintenance, design, or testing are desirable
  • Understanding of software engineering development processes and tools, from inception to production
  • Familiarity with Condition-based maintenance techniques
  • Experience with project management, including with agile development techniques

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 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). 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.

Shift Work:

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: $90,950 – $125,190

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Company Info.


The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services.

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