Entry Level - Operations Integrator - New Glenn Upper Stage


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.

Are you looking to become an operations expert for the New Glenn Upper Stage, and follow the life of the program to integrated test and flight support? We are a small team of passionate experts, each with full ownership over the operations of our respective domains. Our team is looking to hire someone who can take ownership of defining and enforcing the operation of their subsystem. Come join us in this exciting and fast paced role to make a direct impact on the history of human space exploration!

As an operations integrator, you will be the authority on all aspects of your subsystem, including CONOPS, functional architecture, components, software, and integrated interactions. You will follow the development component hardware, autonomous software, and integrated development testing, and will be accountable for feeding forward lessons learned into the integrated operation of your subsystem on the flight vehicle. You will collaborate with the stage-level Vehicle Operations Integration lead, and you will create a comprehensive set of constraints, alerts, and limits for the New Glenn integrated test and launch teams.

Hiring for the following subsystems:

  • Avionics
  • Mechanical/hydraulic
  • Pyro/separation
  • Cryogenic fluids
  • Pressurized pneumatic fluids
  • Hydrazine fluids
  • Engines

The ideal candidate is highly diligent and future thinking, can handle a broad set of diverse data, and has a deep passion for Blue Origin’s mission.

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!


  • Build detailed CONOPS for pre-launch and flight operations
  • Define operational constraints for the end-to-end safe handling and successful operation of the subsystem
  • Collaborate with integrated test, launch operations, and autonomous flight operations customer teams to incorporate operational constraints into downstream procedures and flight plans
  • Provide real-time engineering anomaly resolution during integrated test and launch operations


  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • Experience with a combination of analysis, design, test, and operations for launch systems
  • Hands-on experience in developing, authoring, and implementing integrated tests or operating launch vehicles
  • In-depth working subsystem domain knowledge
  • Ability to work with partially defined requirements and changing criteria
  • Passion for Blue Origin’s mission: Millions of people living and working in space!
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Strong written and verbal 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.


  • Launch vehicle controller (front room or engineering back room) experience

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  $76,680-$112,464

Compensation range for on site CA applicants is  $76,680-$112,464

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
Posted 12d ago
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