Propulsion Development Engineer (Kent)

Engines

DESCRIPTION:  As part of a small team, you will be responsible for supporting the development testing of rocket engines and components that meet Blue Origin's launch vehicle programs requirements.
 
Responsibilities
  • Working on the design, analysis and testing of engines, pumps and valves, as well as their  integration  into our test facilities
  • Test planning, risk assessments and mitigations, test set up, execution, post test data review  and performance analysis
  • Assisting with schedule and cost estimation
  • Identifying opportunities for safety improvements and cost savings
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
  • B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering and 5+ years’ experience in designing, developing, procuring, and testing of liquid rocket engines and their components
  • Working knowledge of engines, pumps, valves, regulators, check valves, as well as electric, pneumatic and hydraulic valves, actuators and other fluid system components
  • Hands-on experience with building  engine assemblies and  subassemblies for test
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
 
Desired
  • Familiarity with LabVIEW, Winplot or other control, data acquisition and reduction software
  • Familiarity with CAD applications (ProE preferred)  
 

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