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Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

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

Want to be part of designing, developing, manufacturing, and testing rocket engines that will enable the next generation of human space travel? Come join our Blue Origin Turbomachinery Team in Renton WA, where you can be part of a diverse team of hardworking turbomachinery engineers helping to pave the way for future spaceflight as we develop America’s next generation rocket engines and advanced launch systems.

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated and innovative engineer to join our dynamic team as a Turbomachinery Engineer. Your responsibilities will include taking ownership of turbomachinery hardware throughout the entire product lifecycle, from design to testing, to improve capability and reliability for our launch vehicles and expand human access to space. You will play a vital role in driving design, production, and testing of turbomachinery for various spaceflight systems. In this leadership position, you will need to utilize your strong design knowledge and mechanical design fundamentals to guide and mentor teammates, while also making significant contributions to the entire design cycle of turbomachinery. The role also involves root cause analysis and continuous improvement initiatives to optimize product and process quality. If you have a proven track record of delivery, a passion for space exploration, and a desire to positively impact human spaceflight, we want to hear from you. Join us in making our products better, faster, and cheaper, and be a part of our team's mission to advance space exploration.


  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering
  • 5+ years proven track record in production, manufacturing, and assembly of turbomachinery components
  • Strong knowledge of hardware fabrication and quality control
  • Solid understanding of rotating machinery component design and manufacturing including turbines, impellers, cases, bearings, and seals
  • Proficiency in data analysis and post-processing to assess component health
  • Ability to effectively lead and collaborate with multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to effectively distil issues and effectively communicate complex technical data at a high level
  • CAD and modeling experience


  • Experience with quality management systems supporting aerospace and propulsion-related hardware
  • Experience transitioning products from development to production
  • Experience with product production, qualification testing and flight operations
  • Ability to effectively lead multi-functional teams in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with turbomachinery specific to rocket engine applications
  • Experience with cryogenic fluids and oxygen compatibility
  • FEA modeling experience

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $111,690-$156,366

Other site ranges may differ

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? 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 desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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.


Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

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, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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