Computer Science Engineers

Blue OriginSeattle, WA

a month ago


Job Title

Summer 2024 Avionics Software, Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering Intern - Graduate

Job Location

  • Seattle, WA
  • Denver, CO
  • Space Coast, FL

Job 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 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.

Interns work directly with our experienced engineers on projects in support of our business units. Internships are full time, 12 weeks.

Intern projects may involve many aspects of applied SW development including, but not limited to the following:

  • Aerospace Software Applications - share in the team's impact on all aspects of design, develop, and testing of software used to fly rockets on mission operations without ever leaving the launchpad! Every day, you will innovate to build the frameworks and tools needed to integrate various spaceflight systems with model simulations. Your expertise will directly contribute to building real-time simulations, user experience with front ends, restful backends, automated platforms, hybrid cloud infrastructure, and tooling.
  • Avionics Software - contribute to the design, development, and testing of avionics hardware and software for programs ranging from orbital rockets, ground systems, test stands, to moon landers.
  • Mission Control Software - contribute to ground software systems and tools that enable us to test and fly our vehicles. You'll join our team as we work to continuously improve our product, internal tools, and processes with the goal of automating and testing everything to make it fast and make it scale.




  • 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.
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and have at least one semester or quarter of school remaining after the internship.
  • Completed at least one year of full-time coursework post high school graduation at the time of application (obtained sophomore standing).
  • Available to work full time for a minimum of 12 weeks while not concurrently enrolled in coursework.
  • Software coding experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Python, JS
  • Strong written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills. Passion for mission and vision.
  • Desired: If you have any of the following experience, be sure to include it on your resume.
  • Relevant internship/co-op and academic project experience that demonstrates development of both technical skills as well as leadership qualities.
  • Hands-on project experience.
  • Experience with software verification & testing
  • Exposure to CI/CD.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • When you apply, be sure to include your internship, co-curricular and research experience in your resume. Please also include the relevant programming languages you have utilized in these settings. If you haven't yet used a tool in a professional setting, please include relevant coursework that demonstrates your preparation for these roles.

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