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Software Engineer - Navigation

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Blue Origin's Flight Sciences Navigation team is looking for a talented software engineer to develop software for launch vehicles and spacecraft.The selected candidate will participate in the full software development lifecycle to include requirements specification, flight software development, and verification of the system. Additionally, the candidate may build out simulation and testing infrastructure in support of testing of the flight software.Join our small, passionate, and accomplished multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for tying the sensors data and algorithms together in software to produce precise navigation systems. Your contributions in the areas of software development, and software testing, will enable the team to advance the state of the art in navigation. This is an opportunity to gain hands on experience with developing space vehicle navigation systems and advancing systems to meet requirements for an ever-growing demand for re-usable launch systems. Above all, we are looking for a software engineer that isintellectually curious and has a strong desire to continuously improve the capability and quality of our products with a dedication to safety. Passion for our mission and vision is required!This position may be filled at the 2, 3 or senior level, depending on the candidate's qualifications and experience. This role can be located out of Seattle WA, Huntsville AL, Phoenix AZ, El Segundo CA, Woodland Hills CA, Reston VA, or Space Coast FL. We offer a robust relocation package for relocation to these locations. Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • Enthusiasm for DevEx, DevOps or leading in software best practices.
  • 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 asylumDesired:
    • M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, or related discipline
    • Experience developing software to be used in safety critical contexts. Familiarity with DO-178C, ISO26262 or similar safety standards.
      • Experience working with Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), Global Position System (GPS) receivers or other complex sensors.
      • Experience in C/C++, MATLAB, and Python#LunarLander #GototheMoon #SpaceExploration #GuidanceNavControl #KalmanFilter #OpticalNavigation #GPS #Spacenavigation #Inertialnavigation #GNSS #NewShepard #NewGlenn #BlueMoonExport 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 a refugee or granted asylum.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. 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 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 at Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

Keywords: Blue Origin, Reston , Software Engineer - Navigation, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

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