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Blue Origin LLC SLD Fuel Cell Systems Engineer - Lunar Transportation 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! This role is part of the Lunar Transportation business unit. To further Blue Origin's mission of having millions of people living and working in space, we are building the sustainable infrastructure for our transport of crew and cargo from Earth to the Lunar Surface. We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position reports to the Fuel Cell Manager inside of the Lunar Transportation business unit and is responsible for contributing to the Fuel Cell Generator component design for a variety of in space architectures, including our next generation human-centric systems. In this role, you will be responsible to integrate the fuel cell system design across vehicle subsystems. You will also represent the Fuel Cell Generator component in cross-functional trades, interface definition and impact studies. This is a high visibility, high criticality role where you will get to make your mark from concept development to product validation and operations. You will work directly with NASA and our National Team Partners as part of the Human Landing System (HLS) Sustaining Lunar Development (SLD) program. You will play a key role in developing the Lunar Transportation system that will return humans to the Moon and extend human presence permanently beyond the bounds of Earth. Responsibilities include but not limited to: Develop Fuel Cell system design artifacts for one or more in-space architectures Perform architecture studies, concept development, ICD development, procurement, verification planning, vehicle integration, system build and checkout, and operations support Coordinate in areas of vehicle configuration, flight sciences, hardware, software, system safety, supplier management, fault tolerance analysis / schemes, FMECA, FHA, and telemetry downlink / uplink Support the Development and maintenance of spacecraft/space vehicle I/O allocations Develop interface specifications, CONOPS definition, and other design documents related to the Fuel Cell Generator component such as (Electrical Power Systems, Flight Computing, Thermal, Fluids, etc.) Owner and key stakeholder of system, subsystem, and/or component level requirements and associated traceability/decomposition Contribute to the planning and execution of the system verification activities for flight and validation of system, sub-system and component requirements prior to launch Support certification activities related to DC-178/DO-254 Support the development and execution of ground and flight test operations Minimum Qualifications: B.S. degree or equivalent relevant experience in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Science or related subject area Successful candidates in this role typically have 5+ years of related experience Proven ability to interpret and apply high-level system requirements to practical design solutions for a complex physical assembly In depth knowledge of systems engineering practices (e.g., requirements development; standard verification methods; functional decomposition; standard diagramming techniques; risk and opportunity management Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment while regularly providing imaginative and detailed technical solutions to complex problems Experience with requirements management software Familiarity with fuel cell stacks and balance of plant components Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

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