As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will act as a project engineer for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of propulsion systems. You will be actively involved in all aspects of customer interactions and the project technical efforts. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Plan, conduct, and technically direct projects or phases of projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects
Develop program plans, budgets, and schedules, both from internally derived goals and constraints and from customer contracts and statements-of-work
Monitor technical progress, requirements, budget, schedule, deliverables and risks and review recommendations for change with program management
Prepare, integrate inputs and support negotiations on technical proposals
Support the development of specifications, requirements and management of interfaces between customers and project technical efforts.
Create the framework used to develop and monitor project metrics and manage the collection of project data
Must have experience working with outside customers, excellent communication skills
Minimum of a B.S. degree in Engineering with Program and Project Management training
10+ years industry experience, 5+ in progressive project management roles
Demonstrated technical expertise in spacecraft, launch vehicle, or high-performance aircraft development; including one or more of the following: human spaceflight, liquid rocket engines, fluid/mechanical systems, structures and tanks, avionics, and systems engineering and integration.
Demonstrated experience leading and managing small teams on fast-paced projects
Experience with logic-linked scheduling and cost-account management
Experience with IMP/IMS, risk management, configuration management, requirements management processes
Experience in budget management and reporting
Leadership and management experience as well as a history of mentoring
Strong written and verbal communication skills
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.
MBA or MS in engineering management
Experience across multiple portions of the product life cycle
Experience with human spaceflight or high performance aircraft systems
Experience with Primavera (P6), CREO, Windchill, Confluence, Jira
Experience with proposal leadership or support (technical/management volumes, BOE development, etc.)
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.