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Launch Vehicle Integration Lead Engineer

Company: Blue Origin LLC
Location: Kent
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Launch Vehicle Integration Lead Engineer We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth. This position reports to the Systems Engineering Section inside of the Advanced Development Programs business unit. As part of a hardworking team of diverse specialists--and--engineers,--you will--be the lead launch vehicle integrator. You will develop both verification and validation plans for the launch vehicle and space vehicle interfaces and serve as the main technical interface between the launch vehicle provider and ADP. Passion for our mission and vision--is required!-- Responsibilities--: --

  • Lead the definition of launch vehicle system interface requirements, interface control documents, and other data products
  • Develop Verification and Validate plans for the Launch vehicle and spacecraft interfaces.
  • Collaborate across teams (launch vehicle, spacecraft, and customers) to manage changes and ensure alignment
  • Lead the Verification and validation activities and report on completions related to launch vehicle integration.
  • Coordinate customer insight, validation, and verification requests
  • Identify risks and develop mitigation plans related to Launch Vehicle Integration
  • Identify and develop risk reduction test plans, plan and execute specialty engineering unique tests.--
  • Monitor and report on key performance metrics to program stakeholders
  • Have frequent inter-organizational and supplier/customer interactions on difficult technical issues
  • Work independently determine and develop approaches to solutions
  • Contribute to the mentoring & training of personnel Qualifications:-- --
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related technical discipline.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic work environment.--
    • Experience of leading a Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft integration program
    • Experience working with Air Force Range Safety
    • Ability to use highly sophisticated engineering skills used to design, develop, and evaluate astronautical/mechanical/structural systems.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and graphical communication skills--
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic work environment--
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion--
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum-- Desired (but not required):--
      • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in relevant field
      • Successful candidates typically have 5 years' experience
      • Experience with software tools such as DOORS Next Generation, Cameo, MATLAB/Simulink, Confluence, JIRA, Git, Creo, and Windchill.--
      • Experience with FMSA and SM&A.--
      • Experience with NASA Deep space, lunar, LEO, human rated space crafts and operations.
      • Experience with long duration--space--missions-- To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. -- 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. -- 1157-1158. Learn more about the ITAR--here .-- Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here . Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com . Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 4% company match. Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 11 holidays Blue Origin was founded with a vision to enable a future where millions of people are living and working in space to benefit Earth. In order to preserve Earth, Blue Origin believes in the need to enable humanity to expand, explore, find new energy and material resources, and move industries that stress Earth into space. Blue Origin believes it has an important role in building a road to space and lowering the cost of getting there. At Blue Origin, we're working on this today by developing fully reusable launch vehicles and systems that are safe, reliable and affordable. Every launch vehicle is designed for human spaceflight from the beginning and able to ferry payloads to space.

Keywords: Blue Origin LLC, Kent , Launch Vehicle Integration Lead Engineer, Engineering , Kent, Washington

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