• New Glenn Flight Sensors Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    New Glenn
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will you will own the full lifecycle development of flight sensors for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of flight instrumentation. Technical scope includes sensor selection, engineering development, configuration management and integration & test support. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Interface with different New Glenn subsystems to understand and document their instrumentation requirements
    • Select the appropriate sensors and help develop strategic relationships with suppliers
    • Create mechanical and electrical drawings for sensor assemblies and installations
    • Design and execute characterization and qualification testing campaigns for flight sensor assemblies
    • Manage the flight sensors configuration of New Glenn vehicles
    • Develop acceptance test procedures and inspections
    • Ensure the on-time delivery of the sensor assemblies for integration
    • Support manufacturing, integration, vehicle-level testing and operations as needed
    • Assist other teams as requested, especially for ground test development
    • Collaborate with other members of the instrumentation, video and logging team


    • B.S. degree or higher in electrical, mechanical, aerospace or other appropriate engineering or physics field
    • 1+ years of recent experience in design, development, test and operation of launch vehicle systems
    • Strong knowledge of instrumentation selection, design, development and test
    • Professional experience with CAD tools for mechanical and electrical design
    • Excellent attention to detail and strong task ownership, someone who demonstrates pride in all work
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • 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 asylum


    • Knowledge of systems engineering practices, integration processes, manufacturing engineering and quality control
    • Hands-on experience in manned aerospace vehicles
    • Experience with data analysis (Matlab, Excel, Winplot, etc.), and scripting (bash, sh, Python, etc.) tools


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