As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for development and qualification test campaigns of pneumatic and fluids-based spaceflight components and subassemblies. You will share in the overall impact of manufacturing, testing, and delivering hardware for the New Glenn Orbital system. The primary responsibility will be to own individual component test campaigns, influencing the design of and resulting in qualified space components. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Work with a team of designers and responsible engineers to own or support development and qualification test campaigns of cryogenic, pressurized, and pneumatic flight hardware and assemblies (internally designed and supplier designed) to meet an aggressive development schedule.
Work with component owners (in-house or external suppliers) to inform the design from a test perspective.
Author and maintain detailed and repeatable test plans and procedures.
Define, procure, setup, and maintain test fixtures, test support equipment and data acquisition systems.
Conduct and/or oversee several test campaigns simultaneously to support development and qualification schedules.
Conduct data reviews to ensure successful component qualification.
Identify, communicate, and mitigate cost, schedule and technical risks.
Participate in Task Readiness Reviews and Job Hazard Assessments.
B.S. degree or higher in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or other relevant field.
3+ years of applicable industry experience.
Strong work ethic with a high attention to detail and level of organization.
Successfully managed simultaneous projects.
Strong written, personal, and computer skills. Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately at the executive leadership level and on the shop floor.
Passion for spaceflight and space exploration.
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
5+ years of applicable industry experience.
Demonstrated technical expertise in operation, testing or production of:
Pressurized Gas Systems
Instrumentation and controls
Demonstrated familiarity with data analysis, processing and reduction techniques.
Direct experience designing, operating or testing pneumatic and/or cryogenic hardware.
Strong knowledge of fluid components such as valves, regulators, and fittings.
Experience with data acquisition and automations systems (LABVIEW, NI TestStand, etc.).
Experience with Environmental Testing (proof, leak, vibration, thermal, etc.) per SMC-S-016, MIL-STD-1540D or MIL-STD-810G.
Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and relocation.
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