Network Engineer - New Shepard

Blue Origin Kent , WA 98031

Posted 7 months ago

Description

As a part of a rapidly evolving team, you will create, secure, and manage 21stCentury ground, vehicle, and flight networks. Using the latest technologies, you will build systems that will become the foundation of a company that is doing things for which there is no blueprint. We seek network engineers who are passionate about space and possess a strong desire to serve on a team that is the backbone of the human flight vehicle.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Network Architect to develop one-of-a-kind space launch vehicle flight network using Ethernet/IP packet based technology

  • Independently validate all the flight network specifications and requirements provided by the network architect, avionics hardware and software engineers

  • Independently verify all the flight network systems in our Hardware-In-The-Loop(HIL) Laboratory and our launch sites against the network functional and performance requirements, such as network latency, jitter, loss of packet, etc

  • Perform trade study to develop or procure cost-effective network verification/test infrastructure, such as data capturing and analysis tools, network traffic simulators, performance measurement tools, etc.

  • Hands-on on the deployment of the flight network equipment in test bench, HIL and launch sites

  • Research the network performance visualization technology, perform periodic network performance analysis and present to various pathfinding stakeholders

  • Configure and maintain control of all flight networks equipment settings

  • Lead the flight network commissioning activities and keep the flight network flight-ready via scheduled checkout and maintenance actions

  • Interface with Blue Origin IT personnel to secure all flight networks traffic via firewall deployment

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, networking or equivalent

  • 5+ years of design and advanced testing experience as a practicing network engineer (not IT administrator)

  • In-depth understanding of network Layer 1/2/3 protocols and applications, such as multicast/unicast, PIM, Precision Timing Protocol (PTP), VLAN tagging, network traffic QoS, OSPF, Timing Sensitive/Triggered Ethernet, etc.

  • Ability to understand and develop various software scripting languages

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team of highly skilled software engineers

  • Travel as needed to support launch operations, maintenance, or new network deployments

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum

Desired

  • 8+ years of design and advanced testing experience as a practicing network engineer (not IT administrator)

  • Experience or training in formal systems engineering, including requirements development, analysis, and verification

  • Familiarity with deterministic Ethernet applications and technologies, such as Time-Triggered Ethernet (AS6802), ARINC 664/AFDX, EtherCAT, Industrial Ethernet

  • Experience with RF datalink systems

  • Knowledge of formal issue and change tracking systems (JIRA, Trac, SVN, etc.)

  • Understanding of fault tolerant, fail-operational network designs

  • Proficient in both Windows and Linux

  • Background in one or more of the following: Satellite/Telecommunications, Aviation/Aerospace, Mission/Ground Control Centers, Operational Environments, and/or Safety Critical Networks

Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and relocation.

Blue Origin is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to EEO being the law, it is a policy that is fully consistent with Blue's principles. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age. Blue Origin prohibits any form of workplace harassment.


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