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As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you get to write code that runs spaceships.  You will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and verifying safety-critical software components for various spaceflight systems.  This team delivers the boot code, hardware abstraction layer, and low-level device drivers for our specialized embedded hardware platforms used for monitoring and controlling fully autonomous spacecraft. It’s a position that will directly impact the history of space exploration and which requires your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to create real-time low-level embedded software to support control and diagnostics of human capable spacecraft for both orbital and sub-orbital programs.
  • Define and develop verifiable requirements and software designs.
  • Write and verify code to the highest standards of quality in C and C++.
  • Guide development of hardware and software architectures supporting advanced spaceflight systems.


  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, aerospace, or related field
  • 8+ years of software development experience.
  • Demonstrable systems software development experience at the OS and hardware software boundaries
  • Strong software development skills, particularly in C/C++.
  • Strong debugging skills at the software/hardware boundary.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 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 developing and testing real-time embedded systems, RTOS development, gaming systems, automotive or aircraft control systems, device drivers, BSP development, or mobile devices
  • Experience with safety-critical software development
  • Familiarity with sensors and actuators including GPS, accelerometers, rate gyros, pressure or temperature sensors
  • Experience designing robust APIs and interfaces.
  • Hands on experience with real-time operating systems, serial communications, IP networking, and developing secure systems.

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.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

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Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 4% company match.

Paid Time Off:  Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 11 holidays

Blue Origin

Blue Origin

United States, Phoenix, AZ

Posted 14d ago