Mechanical Systems Engineer lll - New Glenn

Blue Origin   •  

Kent, WA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago

  • Description:
  • As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will support the design, development, and test of launch vehicle mechanical systems. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


  • Participate in the entire design cycle of mechanical subsystems, including conceptual and detailed design, trade studies, structural analysis, development testing and qualification.
  • Generate 3-D models, component drawings, assembly drawings, and interface control documents with application of GD&T per ASME Y14.5
  • Create documentation for assembly and testing of development and flight hardware
  • Participate in subsystem level testing including planning, execution, data reduction and analysis
  • Develop component specifications and manage suppliers
  • Provide manufacturing and production support


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience designing Aerospace or equivalent type mechanical system elements within aircraft, spacecraft, or launch vehicles.
  • Strong mechanical design and integration skills using 3D modeling tools (CREO preferred).
  • 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.


  • Experience in Creo (Pro-E) kinematic mechanism design or other mechanism analysis tools
  • Experience in primary flight control actuator design
  • Experience in aerospace deployable devices design such as doors, landing gear or sensors.
  • Experience in aerospace hydraulic system component design or system architecture design
  • Experience in Spacecraft Separation Systems design
  • Experience in structural FEA using ANSYS, NASTRAN or similar tools