Job Description

Remote Work:
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El Segundo,CA,US
Software Engineer

The Opportunity:

As a software engineer, your technical expertise will be vital as you evaluate and certify real-time embedded code to ensure software compliance with the aviation industry to support certification of modernized GPS user equipment that are critical to America’s warfighters, our allies, and civil users. If you’re looking for the chance to not just review software, but to help create a system that will make a difference, we need you on our team. We’re looking for an engineer like you with the skills needed to develop software and systems from vision to mission ready. 

This role is more than just understand coding. As a software engineer at Booz Allen, you’ll use your passion to learn new tools and techniques and identify needed system improvements. You’ll help clients overcome their most difficult challenges using the latest software approaches, tools, and technologies. You’ll help make sure the solution developed by the team considers the current architecture and operating environment, as well as future functionality and enhancements.  

Work with us as we shape systems for the better.  

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with development and evaluating aviation software

  • Experience with conducting Airborne Electronic Hardware (AEH) reviews, or military systems

  • Knowledge of Technical Standard Order program authorization processes and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and guidance

  • Knowledge of RTCA DO-229 for equipment certification

  • Ability to be highly motivated, have a dynamic work ethic, and contribute to the DoD mission

  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients and contractor teammates

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with conducting software reviews per Radio Technical Commission (RTCA) for Aeronautics DO-178 and DO-254

  • Experience performing certification authority activities per the military standard order (MSO) program

  • Experience with reviewing and approving MSO functional data per MSO-C145b, DO-229

  • Experience reviewing certification plans and change impact analyses

  • Ability to develop issue papers and MSOA letters

  • Ability to develop MSO standards and guidance per MSO-C145

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Secret clearance

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $67,700.00 to $154,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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