Senior Technical Project Manager -Software

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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 part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will guide the definition and coordination of Software Verification across flight software for the New Glenn launch vehicle. You will promote agile best practices and support Scrum teams through the integration, verification, and deployment of our flight software. You should be capable of managing verification deliverables interfacing with multiple product and development teams. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation and efficiency while maintaining commitment to quality and a high product assurance. You should be adept at defining and managing to a plan, comfortable adjusting it in response to evolving programmatic requirements, constraints, and priorities. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

Passion for our mission and vision is required! 


  • Guide team leads to ensure expectations are defined regarding scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Actively collaborate and manage the programmatic interfaces (forecasting, feature transition, problem reports, etc) between your Software verification team and the software development team.
  • Proactively resolve issues and drive course corrections as needed - be directly involved in helping teams foresee, prepare for, and staff for program deliveries and targets.
  • Coordinate development, procurement, qualification, and configuration management of verification environments and tools.
  • Collaborate with team leaders to set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables.
  • Drive verification process definition and development, including maintenance of Software plans, standards, work instructions, and standardization of verification tools.
  • Track progress and problem reports through backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of software development or verification experience
  • 5+ years of project management experience
  • Experience leading and coaching technical team members on understanding, enacting, and adopting Scrum practices
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large and complex software verification
  • Experience with build, test, and deployment automation
  • Ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve processes and increase efficiency
  • Experience with product life-cycle management in mission and software-critical environments such as DO-178 compliance
  • Experience with project planning software (Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, etc.)
  • Experience with Atlassian Tool suite (Jira, Confluence) in an agile environment
  • 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


  • PMP, PSM, CSM, or SAFe certification, or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business
  • Experience with space flight hardware or human spaceflight
  • Experience in a growth transition environment.

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.

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 5% company match.

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

Blue Origin
Blue Origin

United States, Seattle, WA

Posted 2 months ago

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