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Blue Origin LLC Principal Development Lead for Maintenance - New Shepard in Seattle, Washington

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 is a part of New Shepard, a reusable suborbital rocket system designed to take astronauts and research payloads past the Karman line, the internationally recognized boundary of space. Through operational reusability, New Shepard supports our mission of lowering the cost of access to space. As part of a hardworking and diverse team of engineers, technicians and specialists, you will lead innovation in development of how we do maintenance, refurbishment, and preparations for all systems required for flight and recovery operations. You will work closely with New Shepard Operations and Maintenance to integrate newly developed technical products, ensure our certification is maintained, and define further evolutionary goals. You will work across Blue Origin programs, system elements, and the product lifecycle to enable new capabilities. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required! Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of a B.S. degree in aerospace, mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering; physics; or other major requiring engineering or manufacturing core courses 10+ years of proven experience in operations and product development Prior experience with development of complex products and with launch operations and maintenance manual development Knowledge of fabrication, fielded product maintenance, integration processes, quality and configuration management systems Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to our inclusive culture. Ability to travel to our West Texas Launch Facility approximately once per month Preferred Qualifications: Masters of Science in Engineering or related field Knowledge of systems engineering practices and system safety analysis techniques as applied to human-integrated systems Airframe & Powerplant license or experience working in a similar maintenance/refurbishment environment Demonstrated experience in human transportation systems Proven experience with planning/scheduling tools including processes such as Basis Of Estimates and Integrated Master Schedules Experience with maintenance management tools (ex. Maximo), project management tools (ex. Oracle Primavera P6, JIRA), and/or design tools (ex. CREO/Windchill) Compensation range for on site CO applicants is $164,513-$230,317 Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $173,178-$243,232 Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $173,178-$243,232 Other site ranges may differ 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 l