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 Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a small, hardworking and accomplished team of experts, you will work on launch vehicles, space vehicles and launch facility systems for the New Glenn Program. You will work across subsystems and support coordinated solutions to achieve our vision of “millions of people living and working in space.”

You will support system engineering practices across disciplines predicated to a high degree on your technical skills in one or more areas of analysis, design, or coordinated testing. You will develop, allocate, manage, and verify requirements and interfaces using tools like DOORS Next Gen and other functional analysis toolsets. Your activities may include engagement in conducting trade studies, developing margins for allocations, risk and change management, gated reviews, system safety analysis, technical performance management, configuration and data management, and regulatory compliance.

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!


  • Support the upper stage fluid systems by carrying out systems engineering activities in accordance with Blue Origin standards and practices, engaging in tailoring required processes to complete tasks assigned including: Requirements authoring, decomposition, analysis, traceability, and verification
  • Support component and system level testing cross functionally
  • Author and maintain interface control documents between subsystems
  • Technical performance monitoring, including rundown plans to meet program milestones
  • Organization of and participation in design reviews
  • Integration and coordination between other subsystems
  • Develop verification plans and strategies to complete verification of requirements
  • Author and maintain system safety documentation such as Functional Hazard Assessments (FHA); Architecture Safety Assessments (ASA), Fault Tree Analyses (FTA), and Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMECAs).


  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace engineering or other technical field
  • 7+ years of technical hands-on experience in at least one of the areas:
  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Testing
  • System attitude and proficiency
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills
  • Ability to work optimally in teams as well as lead teams
  • Good execution and coordination skills
  • Some experience in system engineering practices formal or informal
  • Experience writing or consuming requirements
  • 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.


  • Launch Vehicle including upper stage (preferred)
  • Experience with cryogenic systems including hydrogen and oxygen (highly recommended)
  • Expertise in related rocket systems (structures, engines, hydraulics, avionics)
  • Experience in multiple phases of the product life cycle (examples: concept, development, qualification, flight)

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 CO applicants is $103,868-$152,339

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $113,310-$166,188

Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $113,310-$166,188

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 - Denver, CO - Space Coast, FL - Los Angeles, CA
Posted 10d ago
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