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Senior Manager, Flight Simulation, Flight Sciences - Space Systems Development

Company: Blue Origin LLC
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Manager, Flight Simulation, Flight Sciences - Space Systems Development page is loaded Senior Manager, Flight Simulation, Flight Sciences - Space Systems Development Apply locations Seattle, WA Huntsville, AL Denver, CO Phoenix, AZ Space Coast, FL posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R32317 We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are committed to a culture of safety. This position directly impacts the history of space exploration and requires a 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. As the Manager of Flight Simulation for SSD, you will report to the Sr. Director of Flight Sciences and manage those responsible for staffing our various SSD projects and programs. This key leadership role will advance the future of Blue Origin platforms by developing and applying innovations across multiple configurations, autonomous systems, propulsion technologies, and manufacturing processes, while meeting high standards of safety and quality. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to positively support our Blue Horizon vision. Passion for our mission and vision is required! Responsibilities:

  • Build and support a high-performance team centered around defined and sound engineering practices with clear goals and responsibilities
  • Responsible and accountable for directing the technical team to develop and deliver best in class Flight Simulation support to the SSD portfolio
  • Manage a team of diverse engineers to develop aerospace multidisciplinary models and simulations using platforms ranging from desktop computers, software-in-the-loop labs, to on-vehicle simulation s
  • Define, analyze, and review simulation software requirements to meet defined and anticipated testing and training needs
  • Recruit, hire, manage, and mentor a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. -
  • Manage your direct reports' professional development (e.g., performance reviews, compensation and promotion management, routine one-on-one development conversations) and coach them on performance. -
  • Lead and generate technical work products by providing technical leadership of the highest caliber. -
  • Monitor technical progress, requirements, budget, schedule, deliverables and risks as well as review recommendations for change with program management. -
  • Owner of business rhythm reviews and communication paths to senior management supporting program manager and business teams, including program management reviews weekly/monthly, finance reviews, long term forecasting business plan, and project deep dives -
  • Utilize good engineering and business judgement to ensure the most efficient and effective product is designed, manufactured, procured, tested, qualified, and delivered. -
  • Develop product roadmaps, including incorporation of technologies, working with internal and external customers to understand how your product integrates to meet current and future mission needs. -
  • Work independently towardlong-range objectives without appreciable direction and determine the technical objectives of assignments to develop approaches to solutions. -
  • Embody, promote, and coach the Blue Origin leadership principles.
  • Work and foster a collaborative environment within a team and across multiple supporting organizations and other engineering disciplines. - Qualifications:
    • Minimum of BS degree in Mechanical -Engineering, Electrical -Engineering, -Aerospace Engineering, Physics, -Applied Mathematics, -or Computer Science -
    • Demonstrated -experience -in development of -air or space -vehicle and/or physical systems modeling and simulation to determine outcomes in controlled environments
    • Demonstrated experience performing, managing and delivering qualified coding and programming, and design testing platforms and programs.
    • Demonstrated experience in delivering procedures and protocols for model verification and validation
    • Demonstrated experience developing and managing integrated Hardware/software in the Loop simulator Experienced -with Model Based Development paradigms and system/parameter identification techniques -
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a 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. - Desired:
      • MS or higher degree in Mechanical, Electrical -or Aerospace Engineering -
      • Familiar with MATLAB, Simulink and other COTS products for building low-level simulations -
      • Solid system engineering and configuration management skills
      • Demonstrated capability to develop (i.e. modeled or written) software that is used for confirming functionality, failure mode testing or equivalent simulation -
      • Simulation software development in a relevant subject matter area: robotics, electrical systems, propulsion, navigation, general aerospace flight control
      • Familiarity with verification, validation, and certification of simulations and models -
      • Strong written and verbal communication -skills - 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 CO applicants is $162,750-$238,700Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $177,000-$259,600Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $177,000-$259,600 Other site ranges may differ 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.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. 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 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 at .BenefitsEmployee 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 Similar Jobs (4) Senior Manager, GN&C Hardware - Space Systems Development locations Seattle, WA time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago Sr Manager, Spacecraft Operations - locations 5 Locations posted on Posted 16 Days Ago About Us Blue Origin was founded with a vision to enable a future where millions of people are living and working in space to benefit Earth. In order to preserve Earth, Blue Origin believes in the need to enable humanity to expand, explore, find new energy and material resources, and move industries that stress Earth into space. Blue Origin believes it has an important role in building a road to space and lowering the cost of getting there. At Blue Origin, we're working on this today by developing fully reusable launch vehicles and systems that are safe, reliable and affordable. Every launch vehicle is designed for human spaceflight from the beginning and able to ferry payloads to space.

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