As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for the trajectory construction and analysis for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of the systems through their entire lifetime from early conceptual design and configuration through flight operations and sustaining engineering. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Model and optimize Earth-to-orbit and suborbital trajectories for a range of launch vehicle configurations
Work closely with systems and design engineers to develop integrated design solutions and rapidly assess conceptual designs
Support trade studies relating to subsystem design, architecture, and operation
Identify launch windows for beyond-LEO missions given myriad constraints
Documentation and maintenance of analysis inputs, models, and results in report and databooks
Minimum of B.S. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
5+ years of experience in trajectory optimization and mission design
Experience using trajectory analysis tools such as POST, OTIS, STK Astrogator, or Copernicus.
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 in launch, spacecraft and reentry systems
Strong technical troubleshooting skills
Experience with high-lift devices, flow control, stability or control design
Experience using OTIS and MATLAB/Simulink
Experience with post-flight data analysis
Active TS/SCI clearance
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.