Avionics Test Engineer III

Seattle, WA, United States

$137-192k

Full Time

a month 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 part of the Blue Origin Engines business unit, where our focus is the design, development, manufacturing and testing of engines and propulsion systems. Built for multiple uses, our family of engines is powering the next generation of rockets for commercial, civil, national security and human spaceflight.

As part of a hardworking team of diverse engineers, you will be responsible for developing plans, procedures, and equipment for the testing of liquid rocket engine controller hardware, as well as execution of acceptance and qualification testing. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight. 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.

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!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, complete, and report avionics development, qualification, and acceptance testing

  • Performing tests or ensuring that Technicians are able to do so

  • Analyzing Environmental/EMI data

  • Use measurement and analysis to determine root causes for failures in avionics testing

  • Identify and mitigate test execution risks

  • Collaborate with internal and external labs for test execution

  • Assist Test Equipment development activities

  • Perform and work comfortably in an environmental and EMI lab environment

  • Perform hardware requirements traceability and verification

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, computer, aerospace engineering, physics, or a related field

  • 6+ years of hardware development, integration, systems engineering and/or testing experience.

  • 2+ years experience planning, executing, and reporting electronics testing.

  • Experience performing hardware requirements traceability and verification

  • Practical and analytical understanding of analog and digital electronics

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills regarding technical subjects.

  • Ability to 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:

  • Working knowledge of the following standards; RTCA/DO-160, MIL-STD-810, and/or MIL-STD-461

  • Familiarity with sensors including linear variable differential transformers (LVDT), resistance temperature detectors (RTD), thermocouples, pressure transducers, resolvers, and accelerometers

  • Proficiency with Python, MATLAB, Linux

  • Proficiency configuring and troubleshooting test networks

  • Experience programming, debugging, and troubleshooting devices with microcontrollers

  • Experience with git for SW development

  • Graduate degree in electrical, computer, aerospace engineering or a related field

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $136,800-$191,520

Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $136,800-$191,520

Other site ranges may differ

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

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.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants 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.

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