• Engines Verification and Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Blue Engines
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will perform testing of development engine hardware for various spaceflight components and systems. In this position you’ll work directly with a small team testing liquid rocket engines and share in the team's impact on all engineering aspects of liquid rocket engine hotfire. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight. 


    • Design, plan, and execute liquid rocket engine testing at component level and integrated system level
    • Develop and execute test plans
    • Configure hot fire sequences, analyze test data and support subsequent data reviews
    • Generate test report and support engine requirement verification 
    • Identify, communicate, mitigate technical, cost and schedule risks
    • Identify opportunities for liquid rocket engine testing cadence improvement
    • Lead and support failure investigation and root cause analysis


    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering discipline (aerospace, mechanical, or physics desired)
    • Working knowledge of a variety of rocket propellants, experience with cryogenic propellants and kerosene preferred
    • 1 - 2 years of experience in a testing environment
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering standards and technical requirements
    • Demonstrated familiarity with data analysis and data processing
    • 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 system engineering practices
    • Working knowledge of engines, pump,s valves regulators, check valves, as well as electric, pneumatic and hydraulic valves, actuators and other fluid system components
    • Working knowledge of instrumentation including pressure transducers, thermocouples and accelerometers
    • Strong technical fundamentals in fluids and thermodynamics


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