🧰 XR Systems Technician

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Blue Origin is seeking a technically-minded and passionate systems technician to manage the successful use of cutting-edge XR (Augmented and Virtual Reality) systems and solutions. As part of a hardworking and growing team, you will manage multiple XR systems across our facilities and ensure smooth operation and administration of XR tools that will directly impact design iteration cycles, quality, and manufacturing processes that will bring further exploration of space.

You will work with brilliant technical designers, manufacturing engineers, quality engineers, and many others on using XR technologies across an array of environments and use-cases. You will have an eager set of customers who seek help from you in utilizing emerging technologies to enable their work.

A successful technician will be passionate about the XR landscape of hardware and software and have rich experience with Augmented and Virtual Reality systems including the latest generation of consumer and enterprise headsets and input devices. With a complex and constantly evolving ecosystem of tools within XR technologies, smooth and successful use can be a challenge that requires proactive thinking, a commitment to quality, and a constant desire to improve. 

They are quick learners who are eager to get hands-on with new systems and solutions. They document relentlessly and have experience writing user guides that make the technological complexities disappear to the user and allow for a straightforward user experience. Most importantly, they bring passion and energy to work everyday and work to enable everyone around them to be successful in their efforts.


  • Provide local and remote technical support for successful use of AR and VR systems 
  • Set up, maintain, and constantly improve VR lab systems and operations
  • Host collaborative VR sessions and technology demonstrations
  • Work with development team on best practices for data management and session administration
  • Write user documentation for VR and AR system usage
  • Pathfinding of new tools, methods, or applications of XR technologies


  • 3+ years experience managing or developing XR systems in a professional capacity
  • Experience with the latest developments of the VR hardware and software ecosystems (HTC, Valve, Oculus, Varjo, etc.)
  • Industry knowledge of the latest developments of the AR ecosystem (HoloLens, Magic Leap, Vuzix, RealWear, etc.)
  • Rich understanding of Information Technology systems and methods
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • 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.


  • A strong passion for emerging technology and space exploration
  • Experience providing remote computer and software support
  • Experience managing CAD data and 3D models
  • Experience developing in Unity or Unreal
  • Experience editing videos

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

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 at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.


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, Merritt Island, FL

Posted 8d ago