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Blue Origin
Kent, WA
Sr. Software Safety Engineer - New Glenn Avionics


As part of a small team, you will develop and manage software processes, standards and tools for the New Glenn launch vehicle avionics system. You must have a passion for the development of safety critical and mission critical software systems and a strong capacity to work on complex and interesting new problems. This position requires close collaboration with software engineers and systems engineers across multiple teams. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


Implement and maintain software processes and identify continuous improvement opportunities.

Identify opportunities for adopting new tools and propose, plan, and help execution of internal development of tools.

Train and coach engineers on the processes and standards that you maintain.

Work with system, software, and avionics engineers to identify and verify compliance with software system safety requirements.

Evaluate and perform reviews of software artifacts.

Evaluate compliance with software development assurance standard.

Participate in actively maintaining a healthy safety culture.


Minimum of a B.Sc. degree in Computer Sciences, Aerospace Engineering or related field.

6+ years engineering experience in the aerospace industry with 4+ years software system safety.

Strong system safety and mission assurance fundamentals, particularly software safety.

Experience interpreting and assessing compliance to software safety standards (e.g. RTCA DO-178, DO-278, NASA software safety/assurance standards).

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to identify problems, perform root cause analysis, and implement corrective actions

Ability to work independently and as part of a team on rapid development programs

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.


Participation in development of industry software safety and assurance standards

Process ownership and maintenance experience.