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Systems Engineer III

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts,you will directly support Blue Origin's success through skilled management of the development and administration of appropriate standards and tools for systems engineering disciplines including systems architecture, systems integration, trade studies, requirements development and decomposition, verification approaches, configuration management, gated reviews, systems safety, and technical performance metric management. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.Responsibilities:

  • Champion technical processes, best practices and tool development for system engineering and product development including: requirements capture and flow-down, preliminary design, critical design, product realization, design verification testing, system integration, qualification, certification, delivery, and operations.
  • Establish, monitor, document and improve processes specific to systems engineering.
  • Act as the negotiator between multiple and sometimes conflicting interests in order to make sure the organization as a whole is optimized
  • Work with internal customers and tool developers to develop requirements and implement organizational systems and programs.
  • Represent the Systems Engineering team in technical reviews and failure investigations
  • Chair/manage SE working group(s)
  • Develop strategies and approaches for specialty engineering (operability, reliability, maintainability, supportability) integration, analysis and verification
  • Mentor and educate Blue Origin employees on systems engineering processes and methods. Develop and present training materials.Qualifications:
    • Passion for our mission: Millions of people living and working in space!
    • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace engineering or other technical field
    • 5+ years of systems development, project management experience, and/or process improvement experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work effectively in and lead teams, good execution and coordination skills
    • Highly knowledgeable of systems engineering practices, integration processes, and mission/safety critical systems
    • Demonstrated track record of resourcefulness and success from previous assignments and working with interdisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
    • Self-directed and balance several tasks at one time
    • Support up to 10% domestic travel to engage key stakeholders and support training.
    • 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:
      • Experience managing process/tool improvement projects, including requirements, priorities, scope, schedule, and cost
      • Experience with requirements development/management tools such as DOORS, DOORS Next Gen
      • Experience with product lifecycle management (PLM) and/or data management tools such as Windchill
      • Experience with collaboration tools such as Confluence and JIRA
      • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering and tools such as Cameo or NoMagic
      • Experience leading Continuous Improvement projects and kaizens
      • Strong understanding of safety-critical systems development (aerospace, medical, automotive)
      • Experience in reliability, maintainability and supportability analysis and execution
      • Experience with failure investigations
      • Experience coaching and mentoring others while leading improvement projects
      • Experience in making routine presentations to large groups and also, executive level employeesDon'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.Compensation range for on site CO applicants: Engineer - Aerospace Systems III is $105,600 - $154,880Engineer - Aerospace Systems II is $84,975 - $124,630Compensation range for on site WA applicants: Engineer - Aerospace Systems III is $115,200 - $168,960Engineer - Aerospace Systems II is $92,700 - $135,960Compensation range for on site CA applicants: Engineer - Aerospace Systems III is $115,200 - $168,960Engineer - Aerospace Systems II is $92,700 - $135,960Other site ranges may differExport 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 holidaysDiscretionary bonus programs

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