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SLD Technical Project Manager III, New Glenn Integration - Lunar Permanence

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: July 2, 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! Lunar Permanence: 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 a Technical Project Manager on the Lunar Permanence Cross Program Integration team, you will spearhead the coordination and integration of the New Glenn spacecraft across essential aerospace elements, aligning technical content for deliverables, leading critical integration forums, and driving efficient issue resolution while ensuring compliance with program requirements. This role also involves the oversight of performance parameters, risk management, and contribution to decision-making processes, essential for the successful alignment of New Glenn integration with the overarching program objectives. Additionally, you will actively engage with New Glenn in understanding their analyses, assessing impacts to the overall SLD architecture as needed.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required! Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure New Glenn is being integrated across elements (Transporter, Mk2, HDL).
  • Define Receivables/Deliverables for New Glenn hardware with SLD program, including common prop components.
  • Define technical content for SOW for New Glenn and coordinate with Program coordinator that manages the negotiation and delivery of the SOW.
  • Leads and Participates integration forums with other elements, as needed.
  • Ensure progress is being made on all top issues, drive them to closure as soon as possible.
  • Ensure New Glenn top issues reflected on Program top issues.
  • Ensure New Glenn risks included in program risks and being managed.
  • Create and elevate decisions to SLD board.
  • Track metrics for work being completed.
  • Tracks New Glenn Technical Performance Parameters (TPMs).
  • Work with RVC to manage SLD performance requirements, provide to Transporter in L3 Spec.
  • Evaluate New Glenn analyses against requirements.
  • Evaluate New Glenn designs against requirements.
  • Work with RVC team to sign off on New Glenn V&V approach.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Engineering or another technical field
    • 5+ years of relevant experience managing complex aerospace integration projects, with a proven track record of orchestrating seamless integration across multi-element platforms, specifically in the aerospace industry.
    • Experience leading multidisciplinary development projects, including managing requirements, priorities, scope, schedule, and cost.
    • Ability to integrate and coordinate across business, partner and customer elements.
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
    • Comfortability in facilitation capabilities to lead and participate in integration forums with diverse engineering elements, ensuring efficient progress, timely issue resolution, and alignment with program objectives.
    • Proficiency in tracking and analyzing comprehensive performance metrics for work completion, ensuring quality outcomes, and providing vital insights for program oversight and decision-making processes.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and graphical communication skills.
    • Experience leading small multi-disciplinary development teams on fast-paced projects.
    • Travel expected up to 25% of the time.
    • 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. Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience in defining technical content for deliverables, showcasing expertise in articulating detailed project requirements and managing coordination with program coordinators for negotiation and delivery of Statements of Work (SOWs).
      • Experience with the Blue Origin SLD Program, either MK1 or MK2.
      • Experience working on a verification program for a complex spaceflight or aviation system.
      • Experience with requirements and V&V tracking tools, preferably using JAMA.
      • Experience operating on an Agile team.
      • Experience with NASA design and certifications standards for human spaceflight.
      • Experience with NASA certification of flight readiness process for a new system.
      • Experience with NASA lunar, deep space, or planetary missions. Compensation range for on site CO applicants is $106,260-$148,764 Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $115,920-$162,288 Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $115,920-$162,288 Other site ranges may differ Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed. Inclusivity Statement Don'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 Regulations Applicants 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. Benefits Benefits 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 Opportunity 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, 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 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 atEEOCompliance@blueorigin.com. California Applicant Privacy Notice If you are a California resident, please reference the CA Applicant Privacy Notice here.

Keywords: Blue Origin, Reston , SLD Technical Project Manager III, New Glenn Integration - Lunar Permanence, Executive , Reston, Virginia

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