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Blue Origin LLC Avionics Hardware Engineering Manager in Seattle, Washington

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight! 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. In this role, you would directly impact the history of space exploration, and your dedicated commitment and detailed attention to detail would further the cause of safe and repeatable spaceflight for Blue Origin's next-generation Lunar Landers and this will be a chance to leave your fingerprints on the history of crewed spaceflight. As an Avionics Hardware Engineering Manager, you will manage and lead a team of subject matter experts who are working on developing electrical hardware equipment for Lunar Landers. You will be a lead technical contributor in your area of expertise, providing technical support directly to your product team. In this capacity, you will be responsible for exemplifying best practices, balanced technical judgment, and a superior work ethic. You will be responsible for cultivating an evolving, rightsized workforce; overseeing performance, merits, and promotions; shepherding team members' careers through coaching, and technical development; benchmarking their work standards and tools with other Blue Origin business units and with industry trends; and assuring that the team's work products meet domain quality standards. We are looking for someone to apply 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! Responsibilities: * Develop, lead, and own upgraded analog and digital avionic designs, which provide control of fluids and engine systems and on-board lunar hardware. * Own the architecture of these hardware and firmware/microprocessor designs and support the team developing the rugged electronic hardware assemblies across the entire product life cycle, from concept and requirements definition, design, analysis, prototyping, schematic capture, layout, design review, test/verification (power-on, functional / acceptance / qualification testing) and through release to production. * Lead any architecture trade studies, analyses, performance characterization and specification, device selection, and product roadmap direction. * Lead design risk analyses, failure modes effects and criticality analyses (FMECA), design for test/manufacture/cost (DFx), and root-cause analysis of test discrepancies. * Participate in program level technology development, mission assurance and safety initiatives, and avionics development process improvements. * Effectively communicate development status, risks, and challenges to management. * Lead the team by example and create long-term strategic plans to positively influence each person on your team toward achieving Blue Origin's vision. * Be a mentor, and offer leadership and development opportunities, putting those around you first. * Grow people into their full potential through inspiration and motivation. * Responsible for forging a vision of a better future, strategizing on Blue Origin's direction, and motivating your team