As part of a dedicated and accomplished Chief Engineering team,
you will provide independent oversight across the Liquid Rocket
Engine Program to ensure overall technical compliance across the
development and operational lifecycle. The position reports to the
Engines Chief Engineer Lead and requires strong engineering and
collaboration skills to implement the optimal solutions that
support the imposed requirements and architecture. In a fast-paced
challenging environment, you will contribute to innovative
solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical
judgement and competence, and a passion for the highest technical
standards partnering with the business unit and engineering
leadership to achieve program goals. This position will directly
impact the history of space exploration and will require your
dedicated commitment and attention towards safe and reliable
Act as the independent technical authority, providing Chief
Engineer assessments of requirements, design, risks, budget, and
schedule with the Program Manager.
Own the technical baseline for the engine.
Identify gaps between requirements, design, manufacturing,
operations and facility solutions and work with project teams on
practical solutions across the lifecycle.
Assess and disposition aggregate technical risks across a
product / program.
Assess and approve technical completion and compliance at major
program and element technical reviews.
Provide engineering leadership and mentoring to coordinate
design, analysis, and systems engineering processes throughout
development, verification, delivery and operation.
Provide independent review of corrective actions for major
failures at the program/product level and work with functional
managers in addressing systemic issues.
Facilitate technical trades and advise teams on solutions for
flight and ground architectures.
Collaborate with program and company leadership to define and
assess technology roadmap alignment with program and product needs
and industry developments.
Collaborate with other members of the Engineering CoE to assess
and enforce engineering process health and compliance with
standards and best practices for product / program.
Represent the Company and project with key customers and
Coordinate with other Chief Engineers to guide Chief Engineer
activities internally and across multi-element and partner teams to
solve complex problems.
Passion for our mission: Millions of people living and working
B.S. in an engineering-related field, with 20+ years of design,
development or analysis experience.
Experience in full lifecycle development of engine systems,
including many aspects of system design, analysis, and test,
requirement and verification definition, software implementation
and verification, system integration, qualification, operations and
Highly organized team player with excellent technical written
and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated track record of personal integrity, strong
technical judgement and bias for action from their previous
Demonstrated ability to operate with cohesive and effective
teams and drive decision making within those teams.
Experience with development in mission and safety-critical
Leadership experience in an aerospace development
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.
Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome
culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and
Blue Origin is an equal opportunity employer . In addition
to EEO being the law, it is a policy that is fully consistent with
Blue's principles. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to status as a
protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or
other protected status such as race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, pregnancy or age. Blue Origin prohibits any form of
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future where millions of people are living and working in space to
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