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Design Engineer

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 05/31/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 2209422 Pay Rate: 45/hour - 55/hour

Job Description





Compensation: Up to $55/hour plus overtime (10 hours weekly is available) 11 paid holidays, multiple weeks PTO, and full healthcare benefits.

 

Location: 100% remote. Candidates can live and work anywhere in the US, but preference is given to those that live in the general areas of Renton, WA, Huntsville, AL, or Merritt Island, FL.

 

Positions are 6-24 month contract-to-hire opportunities with high possibility to convert to FTE.

 

Contact info@rainierrecruiting.com for more information and for access to over 100+ other openings in space and aerospace.




Overview:

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 dedication 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.

We are looking for a Liquid Distribution Subsystem Responsible Engineer/Technical Lead for our Fluids team working our pathfinding mission to the moon.  You will provide technical leadership to the team, supporting members of your team, advising on technical approaches, and bringing your experience on our most challenging technical problems. As part of your role you will mentor and train other team members. Work will include the complete life cycle of the system from definition, interfaces, conceptual design, detailed design, component development, assembly, verification, and operation. You will plan out your components schedules, manage risks and develop mitigation plans for your hardware. You will work with both internal and external suppliers to design, build, test and analyze components that will take us to the moon!  

Bring your technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!




 

Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Physics, Systems Engineering or related technical subject area
  • 8+ years of experience in fluids and mechanical systems/components
  • Experience developing, integrating and certifying aerospace systems for flight 
  • Experience with fluid/gas components i.e., solenoid valves, directional valves, manifolds, regulators, pressure vessels and instrumentation
  • Experience leading small teams and subcontractor teams to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Familiar with either agile or waterfall project management
  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphical communication skills
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • 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




Desired: 
  • M.S. in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Physics, Systems Engineering or related technical subject area
  • Systems Engineering experience, specifically requirements and interface definition, management and verification
  • Cryogenic fluids experience
  • Work with 3D CAD programs (Creo preferred) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) programs (ANSYS Preferred).
  • Experience with upper stages and spacecraft
  • Experience with the entire life cycle of a propulsion and fluid system




 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.







Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every

candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  









Meet Your Recruiter

Lauren Klemp
Senior Recruiter

Lauren has over 6 years of full cycle recruitment experience, with a demonstrated history of partnering with clients to make key placements ranging from A16Z seed stealth projects to FAANG companies. She started her recruiting career in Seattle, WA within the Aerospace industry and has branched into various industries and skillsets since.  

Her true passion/purpose is creating close & intentional relationships with both hiring managers and professionals looking for a better fit career opportunity. When she’s not at work you can find her on the beaches of San Diego playing volleyball, swimming in the ocean, or cooking at home accompanied by her beloved cat, Gus. 

 

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