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Fluids Valve Design Engineer Mid Career- Lunar Transportation

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!This role is part of the Lunar Permanence business unit, which develops Blue Origin's multiple Blue Moon lander product lines. To further Blue Origin's mission of having millions of people living and working in space, we are building sustainable infrastructure for our transport of crew and cargo from Earth to the lunar surface.As part of a hardworking team of diverse specialists, technicians, and engineers, you will help design the next generation of cryogenic valves for use on our Lunar program. Your scope will encompass the complete life cycle of the system from definition, interfaces, conceptual design, detailed design, component development, assembly, verification, and operation. You will own your components from initial design to analyzing data from their landing on the moon!You will design and perform 1st order analyses to verify your designs. You will work with suppliers or Blue Origin groups to identify and procure components. You will build Lunar vehicles in CAD by modeling valves, propulsion elements, sensors, piping, and other equipment in the flight vehicle. You will size, select material, and analyze flow and structural integrity under pressure, vibration, temperature and mechanical loads. You will work with suppliers and other support organizations to procure, fabricate, and install flight hardware.You may mentor entry level engineers and perform technical peer reviews.Bring your technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in valve and or mechanical+fluids component design
  • Knowledge of propulsion and fluid system components (i.e. valves, regulators and pumps for cryogenics, propellants, and other fluids)
  • Experience designing parts in CREO
  • Ability to apply GD&T to create manufacturable, high performing component drawings
  • Experience using design analysis tools such as ANSYS and Thermal Desktop to evaluate the performance of your designs
  • Ability to define and support testing of your design, conduct data analysis and iterate your design
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of collaboration and 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:
    • Advanced Engineering degree
    • Experience with static and non-linear FEA analysis (ANSYS)
    • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 geometric dimensioning and toleranceCompensation range for on site CO applicants is $102,383-$143,335Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $111,690-$156,366Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $111,690-$156,366Other site ranges may differApplications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.Inclusivity StatementDon't meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Export Control RegulationsApplicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S.as a refugee or granted asylum.BenefitsBenefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue 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, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants 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 atEEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.California Applicant Privacy NoticeIf you are a California resident, please reference the CA Applicant Privacy Notice here.

Keywords: Blue Origin, Reston , Fluids Valve Design Engineer Mid Career- Lunar Transportation, Engineering , Reston, Virginia

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