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Engines Model Based Control Software Engineer

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

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 relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts,you will set the technical bar and grow the Model Based Development (MBD) capabilities for the BE-3U rocket engine.You will be involved in all aspects of the planning, design, build and test activities for complex Liquid Propellant Rocket Engine model-based control software. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight. Join us in advancing our vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth!Responsibilities:As an Engine Model Based Control Software Engineer, you will be responsible for all aspects of the model-based development process from requirements development and allocation to the delivery of fully qualified control software to the avionics software team.You will participate in detailed engine control software design and modeling activities for new rocket engines and/or upgrades to existing rocket engines. You will contribute to modeling improvements, establish processes, and define best practices for engine control software and ensure that the developed model is bug-free and adheres to model guidelines. Your responsibilities will include interfacing tasks with teams responsible for engine avionics software development and verification. You will also support the delivery of engine control software models to customers, communicate verification results to internal teams as well as external customers and share/document lessons learned.Qualifications:

  • Passion for Blue Origin's mission: Millions of people living and working in space!
  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering discipline (aerospace, mechanical, electrical or physics desired)
  • 0-2 years of experience in Model Based development activities, including model development, debugging, and auto-code generation using Matlab and Simulink
  • Familiarity with thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, heat transfer and control systems principles
  • Entry level proficiency in programming and knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language (MATLAB/C/C++/Python etc.)
  • Basic understanding of MIL, SIL, PIL simulation
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylumDesired:
    • Familiarity with liquid rocket engine control system or equivalently complex automotive or aviation control systems
    • Experience with Confluence and/or Jira
    • Experience with version control software tools (preferably Gitlab)
    • Experience with requirements management tools (preferably Jama)Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $93,870-$131,418Other site ranges may differApplications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.Inclusivity StatementDon'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 RegulationsApplicants 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 a refugee or granted asylum.BenefitsBenefits 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 OpportunityBlue 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 AccommodationApplicants 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 Applicant Privacy NoticeIf you are a California resident, please reference the CA Applicant Privacy Notice here.

Keywords: Blue Origin, Huntsville , Engines Model Based Control Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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