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Ground Systems Engineering Lead - Advanced Development Programs

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. Join us in -lowering the cost of access to space -and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth! -This position reports to the Flight Sciences Section in Blue Origin's Advanced Development Programs business unit. -As part of a small, hardworking, and accomplished team of Mission Systems and Flight Operations Engineers, you will work closely with space vehicle and ground subsystem teams, leading development of a common ground system product asks throughout the full system -lifecycle. Your technical leadership -will -firmly establish the ADP Flight Operations -team's -capability to operate advanced spaceflight vehicles. -You will enjoy a fast-paced dynamic environment, contributing innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical competence, and attention to detail. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and reliable spaceflight. -We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required! -Responsibilities: - -Identify, derive, develop, and maintain -Mission and Ground System requirements, including traceability and verification and validation approach, necessary to implement a design that meets objectives -Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including engineers representing flight vehicle systems, ground software, flight control operators and customers -Define the ground -system architecture and designs that enable highly effective and labor-efficient real-time spacecraft and ground system operation, systems performance assessment and inter-team communication and coordination -Define and maintain -ground -system interface requirements and control documents, for example between -software components and -Mission Control Centers -Plan, perform and document requirement verification and validation -for -the Common Ground SystemPlan and perform frequent -Ground Systems -product -update cycles, integration and test activities, and validation exercises leading to operations training events and flightSupport initiatives to improve Mission -Systems and -Flight -Operations -engineering and other functional processes and tools -Perform analysis to ensure operability across the -Space-Ground System, and support efforts to improve operability where justified -Qualifications: - -B.S. in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics or related technical field -Expertise in one -or more -of the following areas: - Ground System architecture -in the context of -space mission flight operations -Ground Software design and development -Spacecraft telemetry, commanding and sequencing -Flight-ground RF communications -Operational fault management -Experience in a complex system lifecycle - requirement definition, design solution definition, implementation, integration, verification, validation, qualification, commissioning and/or operationsStrong understanding of the principles and methods of engineering complex systems -Excellent written and verbal communication skills -Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic work environment -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. -Desired: -M.S. in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics or related technical field -At least five (5+) years of experience in industry, with at least one (1+) year leading a product team -Experience working on large complex programs with multiple partners -Experience defining and performing multifaceted trade studies -Experience with human spaceflight -First principles knowledge of all major spacecraft subsystems -Experience with -CCSDS standards for spacecraft telemetry and commands -Experience with Encryption/Decryption in AES-256 or FIPS-140-3 Level 1-3 -Experience with Customer data routing and handling -Experience with AWS Cloud development -Experience with requirements definition and management, preferably using DOORS Next Generation -Familiarity with system safety analyses techniques including Functional Hazard Assessments (FHA), Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analyses (FMECA), and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) -Experience with collaboration tools such as Confluence and JIRA -Familiarity with version control, preferably Git -Experience with configuration and product data management tools, preferably Windchill -Experience working with and proposing to U.S. Government research agencies (e.g. NASA, AFRL, DARPA) -The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.Estimated salary wage (Colorado only) $142K- $214KExport 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.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 EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.BenefitsEmployee 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 holidaysSummaryLocation: Seattle, WA; Denver, CO; Reston, VAType:

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