Verification and Certification Engineer

Blue Origin   •  

Kent, WA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 27 days ago

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As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will work on launch vehicles, space vehicles, and launch facility systems for the New Glenn Program. You will work across subsystems and support integrated solutions to achieve our vision of "millions of people living and working in space." You will support system engineering practices across disciplines predicated to a high degree on your technical skills in one or more areas of analysis, design, or integrated testing. You will develop, allocate, manage, and verify requirements and interfaces in integrated environments such as DOORS Next Gen and other functional analysis toolsets. You will work with internal and external customers and stakeholders to fully develop and execute requirement verification plans. You will help balance the conflicting nature of requirements and verification scope with cost, schedule, resources and risk, and develop an integrated approach to achieving customer certification. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


  • Support Vehicle and Ground System Project Leads by carrying out systems engineering activities such as assessing requirements to develop appropriate verification strategies
  • Demonstrate requirements verification skills on complex, integrated systems
  • Develop detailed verification products, including design, analysis, and test data, in support of customer certification efforts
  • Plan, coordinate, contribute, and/or conduct system verification reviews and/or major integrated test readiness reviews
  • Interface directly with government agencies, including the USAF, FAA, and NASA
  • Plan, develop, deliver, and communicate results in support of government customer requests


  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering or equivalent technical field
  • Ability to work effectively in teams with a demonstrated track record of good communication, execution, and coordination skills
  • Knowledge of current systems engineering and integration tools and methodologies
  • Exhibit excellent judgement and be comfortable making high-quality and high-velocity decisions
  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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.


  • 10+ years of experience with system development and/or integration, preferably with aerospace hardware
  • Familiarity with the US Government launch services customer certification process
  • Familiarity with US Government launch range user certification requirements such as AFSPCMAN91-710, RCC319
  • Familiarity with US Government launch vehicle licensing requirement such as 14 CFR Parts 431,415,417
  • Understanding of certified flight configuration management best practices
  • Significant experience working within single source of truth requirements environments, such as DOORS, DOORS NG, Jama, Innoslate
  • Experience with collaboration tools such as Confluence and JIRA.

  • R-18-3193