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Senior Cryocooler Turbomachinery Lead - Advanced Development Programs

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. 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.As part of a hardworking team of diverseengineerswithin the Advanced Development Programs business unit, you willbe focusedon the rapiddesignand implementationofnovel turbine and compressor hardwareforin situ resource utilization and futurespaceflight systems.Your domain expertise will be utilized for allaspects ofdesigning,building, and testing turbine and compressorhardwarefor use in reverse Brayton cyclecryocoolers and power systems.Inthis position you willassume hardware ownership,utilize solid modeling,conductdata analysisandcollaborativelyinterface with product system leads, suppliers and customerstoproactively solve challenges to ensure mission success.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!Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineeringor related field
  • 6+ years' experience ingasturbomachinery design, develop, and testing
  • Experience with cryogenic fluids, Brayton power and refrigeration cycles
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum
  • 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.Desired:
    • Master's or in mechanical or aerospace engineering or related field
    • Experience with turbomachinery specific to gas compression and expansion
    • Familiarity with high speed dynamic gas bearings and sealdesign, hardware fabricationand development
    • Experience with cryogenic heat transfer
    • Design and performance knowledge of recuperators
    • Knowledge in the use of FEA analysis tools (ANSYS preferred)
    • Experience with high speed data acquisition and instrumentation using accelerometers and proximity probes
    • Ability to work independently on rapid development programs
    • Highly organized, safety and quality conscious, with excellent technical written and verbal communication skillsThe 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 hourly wage (Colorado only): $132K- $199KExport 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 and .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 .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 holidays

Keywords: Blue Origin, Reston , Senior Cryocooler Turbomachinery Lead - Advanced Development Programs, Other , Reston, Virginia

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