• Fluid Systems Design Engineer - Senior - New Glenn - 1st stage

    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 lead the design, develop, and test of fluid systems for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of fluid systems design, operation and project management. 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 entire design cycle of fluid subsystems including conceptual design, thermo-fluid modeling, structural layout and analysis, integration, test and mission support
    • Collaborate with many internal stakeholders to define requirements, dependencies, and schedule needs associated with delivering integrated fluid systems
    • Lead team-based identification, decomposition, and estimation of work scope for full lifecycle fluids hardware development
    • Manage project schedule, resources, and cost – present status of effort, including risks, variances and recovery plans to program management
    • Integrate hardware schedules with program and vehicle schedules
    • Work to continuously improve the team processes and manage team assignments to move quickly while meeting human space flight standards
    • Continuously track all hardware technical performance measures to ensure the development team is meeting its defined performance goals
    • Perform procurement, integration support, and discrepancy resolution
    • Oversee fluid component and subsystem level testing including test planning, test execution, data reduction, and analysis


    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering
    • 12+ years of industry experience in detail design / development of aerospace or equivalent-type fluid systems and project management
    • Responsible Engineer designation to manage a system with multiple designers working under their direction
    • Strong knowledge of fluid components such as valves, regulators, and fittings
    • Knowledge of fabrication, integration processes and quality control relative to tubes/piping and machined components
    • Working knowledge of materials and treatments
    • Experience leading at least 1 multi-person development project, managing requirements, priorities, scope, schedule, cost, and communications
    • Experience and ability to work independently on rapid development programs
    • 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


    • Proficiency in 3D CAD programs (Creo Pro/E and Pro/E Piping) and PDM (Windchill)
    • Knowledge in the use of FEA analysis tools (ANSYS preferred)
    • Knowledge of the application and use of welding
    • Experience with high pressure and cryogenic systems
    • Experience with GD&T (ASME Y14.5)


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