• New Shepard Software Technical Project Manager

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    New Shepard
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help guide the team that defines, develops, tests and deploys the flight software and network for the New Shepard human spaceflight system. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Develop program plans, budgets, and schedules, both from internally derived goals and constraints and from customer contracts and statements-of-work.
    • Manage schedule, resources, cost and reporting, including risks, variances and recovery plans.
    • Managing resource projections and personnel assignments to meet demanding schedules.
    • Collaborate with many internal and external stakeholders to define requirements, dependencies, and schedule needs associated with developing system solutions.
    • Engage in the full life cycle of launch vehicle software systems, from architecture to operational support.


    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of software development or test experience
    • 3+ years of project management experience
    • Experience managing project requirements, priorities, scope, schedule, resources, cost and reporting
    • Experience with software development in mission and safety-critical environments, such as DO-178 compliance
    • Experience with logic-linked scheduling and cost-account management, risk management, and configuration management
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; proven ability to leverage data in decision making
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • 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.


    • Experience developing real-time embedded software
    • Experience with Guidance, Navigation and Control software development
    • Experience with build, test, and deployment automation
    • Experience with Mathworks code generation toolchain
    • Experience in an AGILE development framework
    • Experience with and understanding of computer networking systems and protocols


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