Engineer - Electronics/Electrical Systems Sr

at Blue Origin LLC in PhoenixPhoenix, Arizona, United States

Job Description

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.   As part of a diverse and hardworking team, you will contribute to the design of the Electrical Power System (EPS) for future space vehicles. EPS scope includes power generation, storage, regulation, control, and distribution to vehicle subsystems and payloads. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration, and your dedicated commitment and detailed attention will further the cause of safe and repeatable spaceflight. You will create and maintain drawings and diagrams for power distribution, system grounding and bonding.   You will work directly with NASA and our National Team Partners as part of the Human Landing System (HLS) Sustaining Lunar Development (SLD) program. You will play a key role in developing the Lunar Transportation system that will return humans to the Moon and extend human presence permanently beyond the bounds of Earth.   We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!   Responsibilities: Conduct trades studies and supply Subject Matter Expert (SME) knowledge to help down-select spacecraft electrical power system architectures appropriate for mission requirements. Methodically estimate power consumption and current requirements (average, transient, in-rush etc.) from all vehicle subsystems and electrical components Account for and justify contingency/margin of EPS components from concept to production Maintain EPS budgets and power equipment lists that track power generation, consumption and storage during all relevant portions of a mission. Analyze and determine compliant grounding/bonding strategies and architectures Design and analyze electrical systems for EMI/EMC compliance Create and maintain system diagrams for power distribution, system grounding, and bonding. Perform analyses such as voltage drop/line loss, energy balance and dynamic power models Generate EPS and power consuming component models based on a combination of first principals, empirical information, and test data. Trade combinations of various power generation and storage solutions such as solar arrays, fuel cells, and battery modules (especially Li-Ion chemistries). Trade design requirements such as reliability, cost, modularity, and efficiency for power management and distribution (PMAD) components Estimate the size, mass, and location on vehicle of EPS components. Effectively communicate development status, risks, and... For full info follow application link.   ITAR Requirements   To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. §  1157-1158.   Learn more about the ITAR here.    Equal Employment Opportunity Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.   Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation Applicants wishing to view a copy of Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at    


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Job Posting: 6062751

Posted On: Sep 04, 2023

Updated On: Oct 04, 2023

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