👷 Rocket Engines Turbomachinery Structural Analysis Engineer

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flight systems

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 diverse and hardworking team of specialists, you will help design and analyze turbomachinery components for rocket engines that meet Blue Origin’s launch vehicle program requirements for various spaceflight systems. You will have a direct impact on the structural integrity of engine turbo-pumps by assessing a variety of failure modes including strength, fatigue, and fracture through methods such as hand calculations and detailed finite element models (FEM). You will also use structural analysis to support test and failure investigations, improve existing analytical methods, and optimize the design.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering and 5+ years of experience in structural analysis of turbomachinery components
  • Experience with non-linear modeling techniques, including non-linear material and contact methods
  • Experience with modal analysis and frequency prediction
  • Experience with fatigue and fracture analysis
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Ability to be self-directed and balance several tasks at one time
  • Ability to communicate analysis results effectively
  • 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:

  • Knowledge of ANSYS Mechanical strongly desired
  • Knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language (Python/MATLAB/etc.)
  • Experience with other turbomachinery aspects such as fracture mechanics, forced response analysis and damping

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

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Blue Origin
United States, Seattle, WA - Los Angeles, CA
Posted 2 months ago
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