👷 Engine Component Environmental Test Engineer lll


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.

We are looking for someone that understands testing of pneumatic and hydraulic components, eager to learn, and enjoys testing rocket engine components! As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will support thermal, vibration and shock testing of rocket engine components. You will have significant contributions in the areas of component specification, component selection, tool design, testing, and delivering hardware for various rocket engine programs. This position requires versatility, technical ability, effective communication and strong project management skills.

We work with the designers, systems engineers, and analysts to plan and perform development and qualification test campaigns of cryogenic, pressurized, pneumatic and electro-mechanical flight hardware and assemblies to meet an aggressive development schedule. We plan and supervise thermal, vibration, shock and vacuum testing on development and flight hardware.

To be successful in this role you will need to author and maintain detailed and repeatable test plans and procedures; define, procure, setup, and maintain test fixtures, and test support equipment; ensure component standardization across programs, where appropriate; oversee environmental testing of components within our test facilities; and conduct data reviews and prepare reports to ensure successful component qualification.

We are looking for someone 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!


  • B.S. degree or higher in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or other relevant field.
  • Desire to work hands-on, as part of a team, in both development, test and production phases of a product lifecycle
  • Successfully led simultaneous projects.
  • Strong written, personal, and computer skills. Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately at the executive leadership level and on the shop floor.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with data analysis, processing and reduction techniques.
  • Strong work ethic with a high attention to detail and level of organization.
  • Passion for spaceflight and space exploration.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our 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.


  • 7+ years of applicable experience in component development and testing
  • Skills using Creo or other modeling and drafting software
  • Experience with data acquisition and automation systems (LABVIEW, NI TestStand, etc.).
  • Solid understanding of fluid components such as valves, regulators, and fittings.
  • Some knowledge of avionics components
  • Experience with failure investigations
  • Experience related to cryogenic fluid systems and high pressure gaseous systems
  • Experience with Environmental Testing (proof, leak, vibration, thermal, etc.) per SMC-S-016, MIL-STD-1540D or MIL-STD-810G.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $112,500-$165,000

Other site ranges may differ

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

Discretionary bonus programs

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Blue Origin
United States, Seattle, WA - Huntsville, AL
Posted 8d ago
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