As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be the first line of support when the vehicle maintenance teams encounter technical discrepancies or report squawks for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of New Shepard Vehicle Flight and refurbishment of the vehicle and ground systems between flights. A significant part of this effort will be understanding the interplay of the systems and how the vehicles operate, the differences between the vehicles, the opportunities for improvements to the vehicles and maintenance of and improvements to the facilities, systems, and Launch Procedures to make each successive mission more efficient, effective, safe, and affordable. The New Shepard Operations and Maintenance Engineering (NSOME) team will review technical decisions with the NS Design Definition Authority in areas outside their scope of authority. The NSOME Team includes operations engineers specializing in Fluids, Mechanical Systems, Avionics, Hydraulics, Structures or overall vehicle systems integrity and performance. This position will be the focal on the hydraulic actuated systems on the currently flying and newer versions of the New Shepard Launch Vehicles and Crew Capsules. The NSOME Team reports to the NSOME Manager, who reports to the NS Director of Operations and Maintenance. The job will be based in Kent with routine travel to the launch site in Texas. Additional responsibilities may be assigned depending on individual experience and qualifications.. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment to and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
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