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Systems Engineer III - Risk Management (New Glenn)

BLUE ORIGIN

BLUE ORIGIN

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 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!

This role supports the development and operations of New Glenn, a single-configuration, heavy-lift orbital launch vehicle capable of routinely carrying people and payloads to low-Earth orbit, geostationary transfer orbit, cislunar, and beyond. Its first stage is fully reusable, and the vehicle was designed from the beginning to be human-capable.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership, and collaboration skills to positively impact safe human spaceflight. In this role, you will support and continuously improve the execution of our systems engineering risk, issue, and opportunity processes. You will work directly with engineering and program management teams to identify and manage risks, issues, and opportunities and lead mitigation strategies and burndown plans. Responsibilities include managing the risk database, facilitating risk review boards, and coaching team members through the risk process. You must also possess a passion for improving metrics and reporting systems that provide risk process insight. Your work will enable New Glenn’s successful development and operation of complex spaceflight hardware.

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

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for 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 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Passion for Blue Origin’s mission: Millions of people living and working in space!
  • B.S./M.S. degree in engineering
  • 5+ years of Systems Engineering, Systems Development, or Systems Integration experience
  • Ability to assimilate technical engineering information quickly and summarize concisely
  • Proven ability to develop and implement short-term and long-term strategies to mitigate risks to a program’s technical requirements, assets, cost/schedule baselines, and safety
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusting and effective working relationships that improve team performance and deliver results
  • Highly adaptable in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment; able to thrive with ambiguity
  • Strong communication, organization, and analytical aptitude in support of enabling senior leadership to make informed, critical decisions
  • Capability to obtain wide system and program knowledge to convey complex system dependencies and impacts
  • Continual improvement mindset towards processes and tools
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, and Tableau
  • 3+ years of direct Risk Management experience
  • Involvement with multiple portions of an aerospace product life cycle: R&D, Development, Production
  • Experience with aerospace vehicles or engines
  • Experience with Primavera (P6), Doors Next Gen, CREO, Windchill, Microsoft Suite

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $120,060-$168,084

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

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.

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.

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