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Data Systems and Tool Development Project Manager III - Test and Launch Engineering

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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 full 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 Project Manager on the Test and Launch Engineering Team, you will directly support Blue Origin’s success assisting in the planning of the design, production and installation of data acquisition systems and software used to support testing at multiple test sites. The person in this role will handle schedules, budgets, material procurement and resource allocation to complete projects on schedule and within the allocated budget. Additionally, the position will be especially focused on the continued improvement and implementation of tools and methodologies used for effective project execution. 

We are looking for multiple project managers 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! 

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead data acquisition systems and tool development projects by capturing requirements from internal customers, write project plans and develop baseline schedules and budgets. 
  • Scope, develop and implement tools in support of program management and other engineering activities. 
  • Monitor work assignments, manage change, and track risks for multiple projects. 
  • Track key performance indicators and report out at program monthly reviews. 
  • Guide the preparation, execution, and closeout of follow-up actions for Gated Design Reviews. 
  • Run external subcontracts, both time and materials, in support of project efforts. 
  • Perform audits and continual improvement of project management tools and apply structure to how a growing organization manages multiple projects.

 

Qualifications: 

  • B.S. degree or higher in finance, construction, business, engineering or another technical field. 
  • 2-10 years of experience, project managing or contributing to similar data systems or software development efforts. 
  • 2-10 years of experience of developing tools in support of project management, aerospace, engineering or software engineering. 
  • Prior execution of multiple projects to successful completion, on budget and on time. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of project management principles on complex, multi-disciplinary systems, including project planning, RACI, IMS, critical path, EVMS, manage change, and after-action reporting. 
  • Organized self-starter, capable of breaking down complex problems into traceable tasks and concisely presenting project status. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to identify and tailor to a target audience. 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.

 

Desired: 

  • MBA, PMP, Lean Six Sigma Certification and/or Change Certification. 
  • Prior experience in or working with data acquisition systems and software development in an Aerospace or advanced technology environment.
  • Experience with some or all the following tools: Smartsheets, Excel Macros/Queries, AirTable, Tableau, Windchill, JIRA, DOORS Next Generation, and Deltek. 
  • Writing of RFQs or proposals in response to work requests. 
  • Experience making routine presentations to large groups and executive level employees. 
  • Strong passion and knowledge of Blue Origin and our Mission.

   

The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience. Estimated hourly wage (Colorado only): $99K- $174K

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.

Benefits

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 - Denver, CO - Space Coast, FL - Los Angeles, CA

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