Systems Engineering - Entry Level

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


The Role

In this role, the ideal candidate will apply interdisciplinary knowledge and Systems Engineering processes and methods to plan, design, develop, integrate and verify products that meet Customer needs within project constraints.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Analyze and manage system and structural requirements
  • Ability to develop and document allocations, predictions, assessments, and analyses that compare the product design capabilities and usage experience to contract requirements
  • Conduct and monitor integration and verification activities
  • Execute and manage project-specific technical activities implementing Systems Engineering methodology and coordinating multi-disciplined engineering efforts
  • Develops solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope
  • Follows directions for routine work under close supervision; receives detailed instructions for specific assignments
  • Contributes to the completion of routine tasks. Failure to achieve results has minimal effect to schedules and programs
  • Interacts primarily with immediate supervisor and other personnel within the group
  • Qualifications


  • This role requires US Citizenship
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance
  • Bachelors Degree in Systems, Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or other related course of study from an ABET accredited University
  • Ability to prioritize requests from multiple sources and support requirements
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated; taking ownership of projects and issues, including follow through to closure and resolution
  • Great attitude and willingness to learn
  • Minimum 0-2 years experience in an engineering classification with abilities to perform the responsibilities listed above
  • Preferred Experience & Skills:

    Experience with industry standard Systems Engineering principles and tools (e.g. TeamCenter, Enovia, DOORS, etc.) 

    Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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