💻 Software Development Engineer II

All Space jobs

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 a software development engineer in Enterprise Software, you will bring your perspective to aerospace applications of engineering design, manufacturing, supply chain, mission operations, or customer experience.


  • Develop software systems and infrastructure in languages like Java, Python, and Javascript.
  • Create web user interfaces in frameworks like Angular and React.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of engineers to understand their needs and design solutions that accelerate all phases of vehicle development, test, and operation, up to and including the day of launch.
  • Integrate commercial products using GraphQL, REST web services, and message queues.
  • Fix software problems at multiple levels, including installation, deployment, configuration, server side and client side issues.

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!


  • At least 2 years of relevant experience writing software and deploying it to a production environment.
  • Skill in typed (like Java or C) and untyped (like Python or Javascript) languages.
  • Working knowledge of computer science fundamentals like algorithms and common data structures.
  • Ability to solve problems by writing efficient working code, even when given incomplete or ambiguous requirements.
  • Solid communication skills; open to the opinions of others, and willing to own mistakes.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our 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.


  • We deploy infrastructure on-premises and to Amazon Web Services using systems like git, Docker, and Kubernetes. Let us know if you have too!
  • Some of our applications include rich user experiences in HTML, CSS, and Javascript, using frameworks like React. If you've built these, share your experiences with us.

ITAR Requirements

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.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to view a copy of 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.

Blue origin

Blue origin

United States, Kent, WA

Posted a month ago