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Senior Systems Engineer, Vehicle Safety - Lunar Permanence (R38476)

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!This role is part of the Lunar Permanence business unit. To further Blue Origin's mission of having millions of people living and working in space, we are building the sustainable infrastructure for our transport of crew and cargo from Earth to the Lunar Surface.

As part of a hardworking team of diverse engineers, you will work as a Senior Systems Engineer on the Systems Engineering team for the lunar lander system as the responsible engineer for vehicle safety analysis. You will be responsible for performing and coordinating safety analyses for the vehicle per the processes defined by the program's Safety and Mission Assurance Lead. You will be responsible for producing safety analysis, performing functional and safety requirements definition, working with subsystem Responsible Engineers to identify hazard controls and mitigations in the vehicle design, supporting integration, verification, and validation. Your passion, expertise, and skills will impact the design and integration of the spacecraft and mission success. You should expect that this foundational part of our vision will require your excellent communication and teamwork.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform and lead engineering activities including Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Functional Hazard Assessments (FHAs), Hazard Reports, Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analyses (FMECA), reliability analysis, and developing mitigation plans

  • Develop plans and coordinate completion of system and subsystem safety analysis, providing review, guidance, and expertise of safety analysis products

  • Ensure traceability between system and subsystem functions, requirements, and safety artifacts

  • Support verification and validation of safety and reliability requirements

  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to other engineers across the program and company

  • Collaborate across Lunar Systems Engineers to develop best practices and find opportunities for common processes across projects

    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. degree in aerospace engineering, systems engineering, or related field

    • 8+ years of Systems Engineering experience performing activities such as requirements definition, requirements traceability, functional decomposition, integration, verification, and validation

    • Experience with performing safety analyses on space systems including one of the following: Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Functional Hazard Assessments (FHAs), Hazard Reports, Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analyses (FMECA), reliability analysis, and mitigation plans

    • Ability to lead and coordinate safety analysis products across stakeholders and experts from varying engineering fields to produce safety and reliability products

    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate technical information effectively

    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion

    • 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

      • Experience with performing verification of safety and reliability requirements and artifacts

      • Experience performing compliance assessment of system safety processes and products against external standards including Range Safety, NASA, FAA, MIL-STD-882, or ARP-4761

      • Experience with systems engineering tools for requirements management and modeling, such as JAMA and Cameo

      • Experience with design, development, and certification of spaceflight systems, avionics system architectures and designs, and radiation environments/effects

        Compensation range for on site CA applicants is$146,644.50-$205,302.30 USDInclusivity Statement
        Don't meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

        Export Control Regulations
        Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S.as a refugee or granted asylum.

        Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.
        Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.
        Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.
        Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

        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, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see .

        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 atEEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.

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