Description

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 small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for developing and qualifying avionic hardware products in support of New Glenn mission. You will have full responsibility for hardware development, coordinating with other cross-functional team to assure successful qualification per company and industry standards to produce reliable flight hardware for re-usable launch vehicles.

As a Responsible Engineer (RE) for avionics hardware, you are responsible for all aspects of the product design, development, qualification, and hardware production. You will:

  • Develop, manage, and maintain a full system design and its associated documentation (CAD, drawings, ICDs, BOMs, etc)
  • Provide technical support during flight build, test, and delivery to other areas of the technical execution team
  • Work closely with the program and manufacturing team through build, test, and delivery of flight hardware.
  • Support the development of the Automated Test Equipment and transition of the product from development to production release.
  • Support the development of the hardware requirements, test plans and procedures in compliance with company and industry standards. 
  • Be responsible for the successful qualification of the hardware.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for integration into the vehicle and assist in troubleshooting and vehicle integration.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Undergraduate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field with 5+ years of direct experience in electronics hardware development
  • Experience with power conversion and vehicle power distribution design topologies and high voltage electronics,
  • Experience with conducted and radiated emission requirements
  • Familiar with fault-tolerant and high reliability systems
  • Familiar with testing and qualifying hardware per standards like MIL-STD-1540, DO-160, or SMC-S-016
  • Hands-on experience with the understanding of full product development lifecycle of electronics hardware
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on rapid development programs
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Highly organized team player with excellent technical communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to travel to and work at remote sites supporting test integration, commissioning, and training
  • 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

 


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in electrical or aerospace engineering or a related field
  • 7+ years of recent electronics or power systems development for hardware used in harsh or space environments
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of power conversion design topologies, high voltage and high-power electronics, grounding, and analog circuit design
  • Strong understanding of electronics design and integration with mechanical systems for structural and thermal support
  • Experience using Altium (or similar tools) for schematic capture and layout.
  • Experience using LTspice (or similar tools) for circuit simulations. 
  • EMI/EMC standards, IEC & automotive standards or equivalent
  • Experience with safety-critical systems development (automotive, aerospace, medical, etc.)

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