We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth!
As part of a diverse and hardworking team of engineers, you will facilitate software configuration management and control for various spaceflight systems. You will provide essential contributions to the team's impact on all aspects of software configuration management for each phase of the development lifecycle. You will be expected to lead software design integration within the overall vehicle configuration. You will coordinate regular configuration reviews to align software development and change activities, including code, requirements and software version control.
Other duties will include guiding multi-functional teams through the software change process; supporting the resolution of integration issues with lead engineers and their respective teams; and developing or managing control documents associated with interface definitions between subsystems. Setting up, leading Change Control Board Meetings will be included in your basic responsibilities.
We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!
For this role, you should have an understanding of:
Software configuration identification
Software baselines and release processes
Archival and retrieval of historical releases
Traceability between software artifacts
Problem reporting, including tracking of problem reports against specific baselines/releases
Corrective actions for problem reports
Preferred familiarity w/ both Subversion and Git version control systems
Familiarity w/ change control boards (CCBs)
Change review, including code and software requirement reviews
Configuration status accounting
Data control categories (e.g. CC1 vs. CC2)
Software load control
Software lifecycle environment control
Ensuring the team adheres to the configuration management standard methodologies as well as Blue Origin configuration management standards
Supporting process of developing system requirements, flow down, and verification planning
Ensuring that the configuration supports major design reviews and the integration landmarks
Maintaining and reporting on development activities and technical issues
Clear communication and collaboration with all development teams involved on projects
B.S. degree in engineering and 5+ year's proven ability in aerospace, medical devices, automotive, or other related industry.
Experience with the software development lifecycle and associated configuration management processes used for highly integrated and sophisticated products
Proven configuration control experience on recently developed products from early trade studies through final design and into manufacturing and test, maintenance and sustaining.
Familiar with DO-178C (or B)
Management of multiple configuration variants of a common design baseline.
Management of changes to an operating system with varying effectivity across multiple products
Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to our inclusive culture
Experience with PTC Windchill PLM tools
Knowledge of current systems engineering and integration tools and methodologies
To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1157-1158. Learn more about the ITAR here.
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. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.
Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.
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.
Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.
Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 11 holidays