Computing Architect (Computing Architect-General)


Seattle, WA

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Computing Architect (Computing Architect-General)


The Boeing Company

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USA - Seattle, WA

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Boeing Talent Acquisition and Boeing Digital Solutions is currently looking for a Portfolio Architect to join their team in Seattle, WA. This position will focus on supporting the Training Solutions Program business portfolio.

A successful candidate will lead architecture activities, building and maintaining architecture solutions, and keeping our views and models up to date, while ensuring we are meeting the portfolio goals for delivery of software and data for our customers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work independently with a strong customer focus applying both outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

  • Exemplary interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a global workforce consisting of a variety of technical skills and capabilities necessary to deliver on commitments.

  • Excellent time management, project management and scheduling acumen necessary to work effectively across a global workforce located in multiple time zones.

  • In depth experience leading technical teams to innovate, design and create strategic architecture solutions working throughout the entire software development lifecycle in an Agile approach (Scaled Agile Framework experience highly desired) to build and deliver products with first time quality.

  • Possesses demonstrated hands-on architecture experience at the application, solution and portfolio levels for the creation of customer-facing cloud-based products (commercial aviation domain experience preferred) including strong analytical skills, knowledge of architecture and application of software engineering best practices.

  • Leads activities to define architecture requirements and designs to enable business needs.

  • Leads activities to verify robust architecture, data and information management systems and components are included in the architecture designs.

  • Leads the identification of design constraints and ensures architecture conforms to functional and non-function requirements to meet business needs.

  • Incorporates architecture functions into software development lifecycle including architectural enablers, architecture roadmaps, maintains and prioritizes technical debt backlog.

  • Leads the development and configuration management of architecture views and models.

  • Assesses the feasibility of architecture solutions and alternatives and makes recommendations to enable business objectives.

  • Performs architecture and technical trade-off analyses and evaluates products to assess suitability for integration into solution designs.

  • Drafts data and information management products and service standards.

  • Assesses impact of architectural decisions to product lifecycle.

  • Leads the creation of strategic technical roadmaps and integrated plans on behalf of the portfolio.

  • Leads development of architecture and data/information management standards and strategies.

  • Coaches and mentors others.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 8+ years of cloud architecture experience (e.g., cloud native development, HA/DR configuration, cloud security configuration, microservice patterns, serverless, virtualization and container orchestration, cloud Dev/Ops and automation, IaaS, PaaS)

  • 8+ years software engineering experience

  • 5+ years leading and mentoring Architects and Software Engineers in a leadership role

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • Software Development

  • SAFe

  • IT4IT

  • TBM

  • DevSecOps

Education & Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+4 years' related work experience, 10 years' related work experience, etc.).


This position will offer relocation to eligible 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.


This position is for the 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: 140,200 – 197,800

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:

Not an export control position

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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