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Early Career Embedded Flight Software Engineer

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 20, 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 small, hard-working, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building, and continuously improving New Glenn's avionics flight software and development tools, allowing us to launch and land rockets faster, cheaper, and better. Together, our forward-thinking team develops the avionics software and the tools that enable us to deliver safe and well-tested software to our vehicles.This role can sit in either Huntsville AL, Phoenix AZ, Denver CO, Seattle WA, El Segundo CA, Woodland Hills CA, Space Coast FL, or Reston VA.Responsibilities:

  • Work on the BSP, drivers, middleware, and application software for New Glenn avionics boxes.
  • Develop tools supporting development and testing of our avionics system.
  • Participate in all software development life cycle activities including requirements, architecture, design, implementation, and testing.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams of electrical, mechanical, aerospace and systems engineers.
  • Learn a lot and have fun!Qualifications:
    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related field.
    • Experience writing low level software, for example bare metal systems, kernel development, drivers.
    • Strong C or C++ skills.
    • Working knowledge of Python.
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.Desired:
      • Experience with real-time embedded and/or safety-critical software development and debugging.
      • Understanding of communications protocols like TCP/IP, UART, SPI and others, packet formats and serialization.
      • Experience developing software that directly interacts with hardware or programmable logic.
      • M.S. degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related field.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 hourly wage (Colorado only): $82K-$137KDon't meet every single requirement? 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 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 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 , Early Career Embedded Flight Software Engineer, Other , Reston, Virginia

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