As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help design and develop rocket engines and propulsion systems that meet Blue Origin's launch vehicle program requirements for various spaceflight systems. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Own the structural integrity of subsystems of a rocket engine
Develop analysis and structural test approach to verify structural capability of engine subsystems
Use finite element modeling and classical approaches to support design efforts, test activities, and failure investigations
Improve existing analytical capabilities
Develop best practices for analysis methods
Provide guidance to design and analysis engineers to improve the structural performance of designs
Communicate analysis results to the team
Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering and 15+ years of experience in structural analysis utilizing FEA
Must have experience with structural modeling of pressurized components, rocket engine hardware, or similar high performance hardware
Excellent understanding of structural mechanics including strength, lifing, and dynamics
Ability to work effectively in teams
Ability to mentor junior analysts and designers
Ability to be self-directed and balance several tasks at one time
Ability to communicate analysis results effectively
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.
Experience with rocket engine component analysis
Knowledge of ANSYS Mechanical or ABAQUS
Knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language (Python/MATLAB/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.