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Senior Manager, Software Platform Team - Enterprise Technology

Blue Origin
United States, Washington, Kent
August 07, 2022

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.

This role will provide leadership in architecture, design, and development to support our custom software teams with a focus on application and platform technology. Leverage industry best practices and technological innovations to provide solutions that contribute to increased efficiency.

You are passionate about enabling developers to build scalable applications that are secure and performant with high quality. You are a committed leader, that reinforces an inclusive environment where varied perspectives and opinions are valued.

Develop a team of dedicated, highly skilled engineers to take on common problems, encourage standard methodologies, improve quality and enable experimentation.

  • Regularly interact with engineers, program managers, and senior management.

  • Work with engineers to develop detailed and creative solutions to sophisticated problems.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • Minimum five years' experience supporting mission-critical applications; programming in a variety of languages; and using a Systems Development life cycle

  • Minimum five years' experience leading software engineering teams.

  • Established ability to mentor software engineers in a team setting, including architecture, design, and code review.

  • Participate on committees responsible for the architecture, development, implementation, and support of new and enhanced applications

  • Broad understanding of systems technology trends and the ability to critically assess and evaluate those trends as they apply to the organization.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, project management, organization, and leadership skills.

  • Ability to generate and articulate new ideas and adapt effectively to new technologies

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, software engineering, or commensurate experience

  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our 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.


  • Experience with Scrum/Agile

  • Integrating security early in the software life cycle

  • Experience with event-driven architecture

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at .


Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.

Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

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