Experienced Virtualization Engineer

September 18, 2023

Job Description

Job Description

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.

The Boeing Company is looking to hire an Experienced Virtualization Engineers to join the virtualization engineering team. This position is generally a remote role that does not require you to be on a work site but there may be a very small amount of onsite work needed at one of these locations, Berkeley, MO, Aurora, CO, Chicago, IL, Colorado Springs, CO, El Segundo, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, Huntsville AL, Long Beach, CA, Mesa AZ, North Charleston, SC, Oklahoma City, OK, Plano TX, Ridley Park, PA, San Antonio, TX, or Seal Beach, CA.

Come join Boeing Software as we enable the next generation of aerospace design and development!

We are currently seeking an individual to develop and support virtual machines. This work includes developing emulations of key embedded systems for use on multiple platforms for Boeing commercial and defense products.  Specifically, this role will be an individual who will contribute to activities related to the development and integration of test environments, virtual machines, models and simulations in the creation of high-fidelity digital twins.

The ideal candidate enjoys working collaboratively with others, has a commitment to customer satisfaction and process improvement, and is successful working in a multi-program environment. This position will support the development of solutions to a wide range of complex problems that require ingenuity and innovation. The candidate should be adaptable to new development environments and eager to work with and learn new technologies.

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.

Position Responsibilities:

  • The successful applicant will provide project engineering leadership for a team of engineers
  • Assist the program manager in executing cost, technical and schedule management
  • Serve as a project leader responsible for establishing and overseeing cost and schedule performance baselines
  • Lead Risk, Issue and Opportunity Management for the project
  • Drive daily execution of team based project tasks to ensure technical, cost and schedules are met

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

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. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience)

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
  • Experience in developing and debugging software using high level programming languages (C, C++)
  • Experience with computer hardware and architecture
  • Experience working with both Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Proficiency with scripting languages such as Python
  • Experience in developing software for the testing of hardware

Desired Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Exposure to working in an Agile software development environment
  • Exposure to ARM, PowerPC, or x86 microprocessor architectures
  • Exposure to Virtualization technologies, e.g. KVM, QEMU
  • Exposure to Cloud Computing, e.g. Azure, AWS, and containers
  • Ability to work across the hardware-software boundary

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 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.


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

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: $96,900 – $151,800

Export Control Requirements: 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.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

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.