Loads and Dynamics Analyst Opportunities - Advanced Development Programs

Loads and Dynamics Analyst Opportunities - Advanced Development Programs

Blue Origin | Seattle, WA, 98113, US
Salary Range:$83,000 – $117,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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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.

We are looking for people of all skill levels to use their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to join our team and positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required. If you're excited by providing near-term value, solving novel problems, learning about interesting topics, and completing challenging activities, please apply!

These opportunities report to the Design Section inside of the Advanced Development Programs business unit. As part of a growing, hardworking, and curious team of design engineers, you'll be deployed to programs that shape the future of Blue Origin. Your skill in finite element analysis, structural dynamics analysis, forcing function development / implementation / validation, and general loads creation for spacecraft, will lead to a rewarding career with Blue Origin.

Responsibilities:

* Finite Element Model development, refinement, validation, and correlation to tests


* Rigid and flexible body dynamics


* Modeling, simulation, and verification of spacecraft launch, docking, and landing events


* Acceleration, shock, and vibration measurement and data interpretation of ground and flight tests


* General loads development for spacecraft and related ground systems


* Support configuration development and trade studies



Qualifications:

* Minimum of a B.S. degree in mechanical, aerospace or civil engineering


* 3+ years of experience in the prediction/validation of low and/or high frequency structural dynamics and loads, in addition to finite element modeling


* Solid foundation of structural static/dynamic fundamentals


* Passion for spacecraft structural/environmental loads development/validation


* Ability to solve a variety of static and dynamic structural problems using physics-based analytical methods (hand calculations, in-house tools, and 3rd party commercial analytical tools)


* Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion


* 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.



Desired:

* Spacecraft and launch vehicle loads development/validation experience


* Hyperworks, NASTRAN, and Matlab proficiency


* LS-Dyna proficiency


* High frequency environment prediction skills related to spacecraft and launch vehicles



Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on 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 EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.

Benefits

Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.

Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays