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Test Engineer

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 12/02/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Blue Origin - FTE Job Number: 24301

Job Description

Position Title:  Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a Test Engineer in Kent, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Support system and design responsible engineers in devising and documenting validation and verification plan and activities
  • Design, project mange, fabricate, install, and operate mechanical, propellant, pneumatic, or cryogenic tests
  • Develop and execute test plans and procedures; perform subsequent data reduction, reviews, and documentation
  • Lead daily test operations, operate test consoles, direct technician work and coordinate with internal customers
  • Analyze and troubleshoot fluid and instrumentation systems
  • Perform root cause analysis and failure investigations
  • Perform system hazard analyses
  • Identify opportunities for safety improvements and cost savings
  • Design, define, procure, and install system components and materials; manage vendors and subcontractors during installation
  • Proactively prepare status updates and communicates both within the organization and with direct customers
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with BLUE policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate high standards in test operations and work cooperatively with a diverse team of Integration Engineers, Responsible Engineers and BLUE customers to ensure requirements are met

Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in engineering and direct experience with testing or similar technical hands-on experience
  • 7+ years of experiences in plan, design, development, or operation of system or component testing
  • Working knowledge of a variety of fluids, experience with cryogenic and monopropellants preferred
  • Strong ability and desire to understand complex systems, investigate and solve challenging problems, and work in a dynamic environment
  • Analytical orientation and safety mindset
  • Work well under pressure and takes initiative to improve existing systems, processes, and documentation
  • Strong Project Management and team leadership 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.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in test stand design, operations, and maintenance
  • Pressurized Gas Systems
  • Cryogenics
  • Fluid Systems
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Instrumentation and controls
  • ASME codes and local building standards
  • Strong Project Management and team leadership skills
  • Understands/experience with hazardous operations and design for system safety
  • Experience in the design, development, and operation of test facilities or similar experimental research facilities
  • Experience with component qualification and certification in aerospace industry
  • Experience with 3D CAD tools and data management (Windchill / Creo)
  • Experience with test facility instrumentation and Data Acquisition and Control Systems
  • Knowledge of the state of the art in data acquisition and control hardware and software
  • Knowledge of systems engineering practices, fabrication and integration processes, and quality control
  • Proficiency in LabView, Python, MATLAB

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.



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