GN&C Hardware Responsible Engineer - Blue Ring

Seattle, WA - Huntsville, AL - Denver, CO, United States

$154-223k

Full Time

12 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!  

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!  

The role is part of the In-Space Systems business unit, which is focused on addressing two of the most compelling challenges in spaceflight today: space infrastructure and increasing mobility on-orbit.

As the Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN&C) Hardware Responsible Engineer, you will directly contribute to the planning, selection, development, sourcing and acceptance of GN&C hardware for Blue Ring. In a fast-paced dynamic environment, you will work closely with GNC engineers and other teams such as software, systems engineering, configuration & data management and Assembly, Integration & Test (AI&T), to ensure that the GNC hardware components meet the requirements and perform as expected. Additionally, you will be involved in troubleshooting and resolving hardware-related issues during AI&T phase.

Special Mentions

  • Relocation provided
  • Travel expected up to 25% of the time

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the planning and coordination of resources necessary to successfully procure, accept and integrate GNC components to support the baseline design
  • Develop hardware, firmware and software product solutions to contribute towards future vehicle designs
  • Provide input and direction on state-of-the art hardware and firmware technologies for vertical integration initiatives
  • Support verification and testing, ensuring the GN&C components and subsystem complies to its requirements
  • Collaborate on the implementation of the software-in-the-loop and hardware-in-the-loop testing, on-vehicle functional testing and flight-testing for multiple vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven ability to work with test, flight and safety critical hardware
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience with spacecraft/satellite hardware development and/or execution, hardware ownership (responsible engineer), or hardware qualification and/or acceptance testing
  • B.S. in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Physics, Systems Engineering or related technical subject area
  • Experience with analytical and scripting tools: Matlab, LabView, Python, C++
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, standards and technical requirements
  • Ability to perform data analysis and reduction and present technical information in a clear and compelling visual format
  • 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 asylum.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on test and production facility, factory or laboratory experience
  • Experience with hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) or system integration labs (SIL)
  • Experience in verification, validation and test of embedded software and hardware systems for flight critical applications.
  • Experience with requirements development/management tools; DOORS, DOORS Next Gen and lifecycle management (PLM) and/or data, Windchill
  • Hands-on testing experience in thermal, vibration, shock, EMI/EMC and vacuum testing on flight hardware in accordance with MIL-STD-810, SMC-S-016 and MIL-STD-1540
  • Experience selecting and sourcing radiation-hardened components

Compensation range for onsite CO applicants is $153,636.00- $204,848.00
Compensation range for onsite WA applicants is $167,088.00-$222,784.00
Other site ranges may differ

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

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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