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Systems Engineer - New Glenn Upper Stage

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 18, 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 engineers, specialists, and technicians, you will work on systems engineering for launch vehicles, space vehicles and launch facility systems for the New Glenn Program. You will develop, allocate, manage, and verify requirements and interfaces using tools like DOORS Next Gen and other functional analysis toolsets. Your activities may include engagement in conducting trade studies, developing margins for allocations, risk and change management, gated reviews, system safety analysis, technical performance management, configuration and data management, payload integration, and regulatory compliance.We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise and leadership skills to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!Responsibilities:

  • Support Vehicle and Ground System Project Leads by carrying out systems engineering activities in accordance with Blue Origin standards and practices, engaging in tailoring required processes to complete tasks assigned including:
  • Requirements authoring, decomposition, analysis, traceability, and verification
  • Negotiate interfaces and coordinate between subsystems
  • Organization of and participation in gated design reviews
  • Develop and execute verification plans and strategies to complete verification of requirements
  • Author and maintain system safety documentation such as Functional Hazard Assessments (FHA); Architecture Safety Assessments (ASA), Fault Tree Analyses (FTA), and Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMECAs)Qualifications:
    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace engineering or other technical field
    • 2+ years of technical hands-on experience in at least one of the areas: Analysis, Design, Testing
    • System mindset and aptitude
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively in teams as well as lead teams
    • Some experience in system engineering practices formal or informal
    • Experience writing or consuming requirements
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our 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 asylumDesired:
      • 3+ years of current technical hands-on experience in at least one of focused discipline of: Fluids, Thermal, Propulsion, Avionics or electrical hardware and/or software, Structures, Ground Operations
      • Experience with system safety
      • System integration experience, preferably with aerospace hardware
      • Knowledge of current systems engineering processes and methodologies
      • Experience with DOORs Next Generation
      • Experience in reliability, maintainability and operability analysis and execution
      • Experience with collaboration tools such as Confluence and JIRAThe 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):Engineer - Aerospace Systems - $74K - $112KEngineer - Aerospace Systems II- $90K - $135KEngineer - Aerospace Systems III- $110K - $168KExport 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 holidays

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