• Engines Verification and Test Engineer Level II

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Category
    Blue Engines
    Job ID
    3281
  • 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 components and share in the team's impact on all engineering aspects of engine development lifecycle. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

    Responsibilities

    • 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

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering discipline (aerospace, mechanical, or physics desired)
    • 2+ years of experience in a testing environment
    • Working knowledge of rocket engine cycles, other engines or large component testing.
    • Working knowledge of a variety of rocket propellants including cryogenic propellants.
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering standards, technical requirements and drawings
    • 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

    Desired

    • Knowledge of system engineering practices
    • Working knowledge of engines, pumps 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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