Range Coordinator II (R39296)

Job Expired

Space Coast, FL, United States

Full Time

24 days ago

Job description

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!  

This role is a part of the Test & Flight Operations team, providing centralized support to business units with a focus on the design, build, and maintenance of the ground systems, test, and launch facilities across multiple locations.

As part of a hardworking team of diverse specialists, technicians, and engineers, you will develop external agency documentation required for executing launch operations on Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and coordinate range support for launch operations of Blue Origin’s spaceflight systems. This position will be the primary liaison between Blue Origin Launch Operations and the US Space Force. This position requires strong drive, attention to detail, organization, working long hours, and the ability to multi-task.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and liaison launch operations with USSF and FAA, including development of external agency tasking documentation and all Universal Documentation System deliverables.
  • Ensure flight data/telemetry collection and relay operations success through coordination, tasking, and oversight of multiple USG and commercial support agencies.
  • Launch control room console operator with commitment of system readiness for flight data collection.
  • Develop and coordinate scheduling for local range requirements to support launch operations including weather support, frequency control, etc.
  • Manage Blue Origin meteorological and sea surface surveillance systems, coordinate and direct sea surface clearing activities, airspace management, and external entity involvement for launches.
  • Work with external entities to continuously improve launch operations in support of Blue Origin’s goals.
  • Develop and manage systems which support the planning and execution of launch site and launch operations certification activities for USG agencies.
  • We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in STEM
  • 2+ years of related experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Basic understanding of telemetry data transmission concepts and techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups, obtain accurate information, and make sound decisions.
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in high-stress, dynamic launch environments with quick critical decision-making skills while interfacing with highest levels of management.
  • Operate with integrity, 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with space radio communications and telemetry transmission tracking and collection.
  • Experience with launch vehicles, launch campaigns, space operations, and orbital mechanics.
  • Experience with US Space Force/NASA Range scheduling and tasking (Universal Documentation System (UDS) development).
  • Experience with US Space Force launch support operations, systems, and standards and/or commercial space program standards.
  • Experience with the FAA Air Traffic Organization and the National Airspace System.
  • Candidates should be able to work independently without significant oversight and direction.
  • This position requires demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, effective prioritization, and decision-making.
  • Experience with electronic procedure system development and usage.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? 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 desired 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 Regulations

Applicants 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.



Benefits include:  Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off:  Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue 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, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.


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