New Glenn Avionics Systems Engineer

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Job 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 dedication and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Originโ€™s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.


As a key member of our Avionics Systems Engineering team, you will help drive New Glenn to flight as the interface between Avionics and launch vehicle subsystems! We engage with various partners, guiding implementation and integration, and assembling verification artifacts to build a rocket. You thrive with solving ambiguously defined problems in a safety conscious environment.

You're meticulous, a quick study and love collaborating! You deeply enjoy driving teams to bring new systems online in a lab and operational vehicle setting. You collaborate with each avionics team to ensure that their component is accurately defined, interfaces collected in a technically feasible way so that the coordinated avionics platform will meet Blue's exciting vision.

Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, robotics or robotic engineering, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, systems engineering or related technical field.
  • Prior avionics experience in safety critical industry: aircraft, rockets, drones, nuclear, medical devices
  • 5+ years of related Systems engineering experience in requirements capture, tracing, and verification planning.
  • Extensive knowledge of several of the following avionics specialties: Instrumentation, RF, Ethernet networking/AFDX, circuit design, safety critical software, wire harnesses, test equipment, environmental/DO-160 testing.
  • Proficient in Python, 2+ years experience for verification test automation
  • Multidisciplinary experience, proficiency in engineering skills used to craft, develop, and evaluate software/electrical/mechanical/operational systems.
  • Engaging communicator, able to explain difficult engineering concepts to people of other engineering fields: Electrical, Software, Mechanical
  • Well versed in safety analyses such as those described in ARP4761, NUREG-0492, NASA AFTH (Functional Hazard Analyses (FHA), Fault Tree Analyses (FTAs))
  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphical communication skills
  • Ability to work together in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • 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


  • Advanced degree in relevant field
  • Avionics experience across the entire product life-cycle concept, design, integration, verification, flight test, block upgrades of avionics or space systems.
  • Experience with software tools such as JIRA, Oracle Primavera P6, Cameo, DOORs/DNG, MATLAB/Simulink, Confluence, Git, Creo, Altium, and Windchill.

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.ย as a refugee or granted asylum.

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 โ€œEEO Is the Law,โ€ 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 Originโ€™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 5% company match.

Paid Time Off:ย  Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

Blue Origin
Blue Origin

United States, Seattle, WA

Posted 4 months ago

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