We are a driven team of collaborators, doers, and
problem-solvers relentlessly committed to safety. As part of a
passionate and accomplished team of engineers, you will directly
impact the future of space flight and help us make progress towards
our mission of building the road to space through reusable rockets.
Join us in advancing our vision of millions of people living and
working in space to benefit Earth.
As a Chief Engineer you will provide independent oversight
across all element of the launch vehicle to ensure sound technical
design and compliance to standards across the development and
operational life-cycle. The position requires strong engineering
and collaboration skills that will be utilized across all Blue
Origin business units, sites and partners to implement the sound
solutions that support the imposed requirements and architecture.
In a fast-paced exciting environment, you will contribute to
innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership,
competence, and a passion for the highest technical standards. In
the roll you will collaborate with the business unit and
engineering leadership to achieve program goals.
Act as the independent technical authority for the new launch
vehicle, providing Chief Engineer assessments of requirements,
design, risks, budget, and schedule with the Program Managers and
product owners. Identify gaps between requirements, design,
manufacturing, operations. Work with project teams on practical
solutions across the life-cycle. Assess and disposition aggregate
technical risks across a product / program. Assess and approve
technical completion and compliance at major program and element
Provide engineering leadership and mentoring to coordinate
design, analysis, and systems engineering processes throughout
development, verification, delivery and operation. Supply
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 leadership to define and assess technology
road-map alignment with program and product needs and industry
developments. Participate with other members to assess and enforce
engineering process health and compliance. Represent the Company
and project with key customers. Coordinate with other Chief
Engineers to guide 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 15+ years of design,
development or analysis experience.
Experience in full life-cycle development of aerospace
Desired experience with orbital launch systems and or launch
vehicles, projects or programs
Experience designing, deploying and supporting one or more
complete flight systems or systems of similar complexity.
Personal integrity, strong technical judgement and bias for
action is required.
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
Ability to travel and/or temporary duty in support of growing
tempos of production and operations.
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.
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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About Us 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.