As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team, you will support the development, construction, operation and maintenance of liquid rocket engine test facilities for various spaceflight systems. You will contribute to the team’s progress by participating in all aspects of hands-on engineering and project management. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Design, construct, operate, and maintain test facilities to support the development and production of liquid rocket engines
Generate and execute test procedures involving high pressure gas systems and cryogenic and non-cryogenic fluids systems
Review and interpret test data to assess facility health and performance both at the system and component level
Specify and procure components and materials; manage vendors and subcontractors
Plan and oversee facility maintenance and/or construction for new facility capabilities
Contribute to schedule, configuration, quality, cost, and process safety management
Identify opportunities for continuous improvements to promote workplace safety, meet demanding schedules, and secure cost savings.
BS degree in engineering or related field
Strong background in fluid dynamics and thermodynamics
Strong project management, team leadership, and interpersonal skills
Strong technical and non-technical writing and verbal skills
Desire to take ownership of projects
2-5 years of experience of rocket engine testing experience
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.
Demonstrated technical expertise in liquid rocket engine test stand design, operation and maintenance:
Pressurized Gas Systems
Cryogenic Fluid Systems, specifically LH2, LOx, LNG, and LN2
Instrumentation or DAC systems
Liquid rocket propulsion systems
Demonstrated technical expertise in component and system level testing of propulsion and spaceflight hardware through development, qualification, and acceptance test campaigns
Demonstrated expertise in the following:
Working with technicians to perform work on test facilities, handle test articles and lead test operations
Performing process hazard and root cause analyses
Sizing, selecting and troubleshooting fluid system components and instrumentation
Operating, troubleshooting and writing software for data acquisition and control systems
Familiar with the following software:
Knowledge of fabrication and integration processes, systems engineering and quality control practices
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.