Senior Software & Research Engineer in Istanbul, Turkey

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The Boeing Company

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.

Boeing Research & Technology META (Middle East, Türkiye, Africa) region is looking for a senior software & research engineer/scientist to work in Istanbul, Türkiye, in projects related to full-stack development of production-grade model-based methods and software tools for data interoperability across multiple engineering design tools. The ideal candidate would have a proven track record of research fund capture experience and proposal development expertise nationally and internationally.

Position Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Participate in agile activities including daily scrums, and planning

  • Adhere to team development standards for software processes, tools, and metrics

  • Ability to work in an international team environment

  • Support the Product Owner and Solution Architect to confirm that the end product reflects the desired functionality

  • Engage in proposal development and external fund capture activities (e.g., Tubitak, HORIZON Europe)

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Employer willing to sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Master’s degree in Computer science, Engineering, or a related field

  • 3 years of extensive experience with software development using either Java, C++, or Python

  • Experience in Spring framework

  • Familiarity with modern SDLC

  • Solid understanding of OOP, Algorithms, Design Patterns, Code Refactoring

  • Proficiency with frontend JavaScript frameworks, Angular, React JS, Node JS

  • Develop and execute unit and integrated test procedures/automation

  • Experience with project fund capture and proposal development

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • PhD in Science or Engineering

  • Experience in Tubitak and Europe (especially HORIZON program) funding schemes

  • Knowledge/experience in the Aviation Industry desirable

  • Exposure to Systems Engineering is favorable

  • Experienced in JAVA, minimum version 8

  • Experience using dependency management (Maven, Gradle)

  • Experience developing and maintaining REST APIs and interfaces

  • Familiarity with practices such as test-driven development (TDD), agile software development, continuous integration, dependency management

  • Knowledge of Git or other version control systems

  • Experience with Graph databases is a plus

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).


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

This requisition is for an international, locally hired position in Istanbul, Türkiye. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payroll and will commensurate with experience and qualifications and in accordance with applicable Türkiye law. Employment is subject to the candidate’s ability to satisfy all Türkiye labor and immigration formalities.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 ( and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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.

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