at Blue Origin LLC in PhoenixPhoenix, Arizona, United States
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This role is part of the Lunar Transportation business unit. To further Blue Origin's mission of having millions of people living and working in space, we are building the sustainable infrastructure for our transport of crew and cargo from Earth to the Lunar Surface.
As part of a diverse and hardworking team of engineers, you will contribute to the definition and development of spacecraft thermal control systems. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical competence, and attention to detail.
This opportunity is for a Thermal Analysis Managerwithin the Thermal Integrated Product Team (Thermal IPT) of theLunar Transportationbusiness unit. This person will lead the Component-level Thermal Analysis team or the System-level Thermal Analysis team within the Thermal Analysis group. 20-30% of your time will be dedicated to personnel/team management (hiring, performance reviews, time cards, mentoring, etc.) while the other 70-80% will be as a senior-level thermal analyst (individual contributor).
Responsible for leading the Component-level Thermal Analysis team or the System-level Thermal Analysis team within the Thermal Analysis group. Perform personnel management including performance reviews, time cards, training, etc.
Recruit, hire, manage, and mentor a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team.
Manage your direct reports' professional development (e.g., coaching, routine one-on-one development conversations, performance reviews, and promotion management)
Own the delivery and quality of thermal analysis of one or more spacecraft systems/components, often including the work of several contributing analysts
Build thermal models in Thermal Desktop (for system-level) or ANSYS Icepak (for component-level) based on system inputs from external teams
Predict spacecraft and part temperatures across all mission phases
Identify non-compliances to thermal requirements and drive them to resolution
Perform trade studies and optimizations of thermal design solutions and collaborate with external IPTs on the trade offs
Document thermal analysis results and present at program gated reviews
Minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering or similar
5+ years of relevant thermal analysis experience in either Thermal Desktop or ANSYS Icepak
Expert level understanding of heat transfer fundamentals in space environment.
Strong understanding of common spacecraft thermal hardware
Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional... For full info follow application link.
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