• Propulsion Engineer, Combustion Devices

    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 design, develop, and test combustion devices for various liquid rocket engines. In this hands-on role, you will share the team's impact on combustion devices development through building and testing combustion devices hardware. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight. 


    • Engage in the development cycle of combustion devices including hardware assembly, hardware verification and test
    • Support engineering, techniques, procedures and criteria required for hardware tracking and delivery
    • Process hardware non-conformances
    • Analyze component and engine hotfire test data and support subsequent data reviews
    • Generate component characterization reports and support engine requirements verification 
    • Execute and improve technical processes in the combustion devices design and development cycle
    • Support anomaly investigation and root cause analyses
    • Support component development strategic and tactical planning


    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering discipline (aerospace, mechanical, chemical, or physics preferred)
    • Strong technical fundamentals in propulsion, fluids, thermodynamics
    • Working knowledge of a variety of liquid rocket engine combustion devices
    • 1-3 years of experience in a hardware design and development environment
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering standards and technical requirements
    • Experience with Creo (Pro/E) Wildfire 5 or greater, Windchill 10
    • Demonstrated familiarity with data analysis and data processing
    • 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.


    • M.S. in engineering discipline or higher
    • Knowledge of the design process, hardware build and test 
    • Knowledge of different functions in combustion devices development and tools
    • Knowledge of GD&T analysis


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