Sr. Mission Assurance Manager

Mission Success · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Mission Success
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Space revolution!  Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars.  We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.  We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic, commercial, and government applications. Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.  Blue Canyon Technologies is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Sr. Mission Assurance Manager to join our growing team.  Well qualified applicants will be motivated and invested in company success.


Title: Sr. Assurance Manager 

Position Type: Full-Time

Pay Range: $125,000 - $175,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

Location: Lafayette, CO


Benefits:

  • 100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents effective the first of the month following hire date
  • Life insurance
  • 401k (matching 4% with a minimum 5% contribution)
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year and parental leave).
  • Break rooms stocked with snacks and drinks


Position Purpose: The Sr. Mission Assurance Manager  reports to the Direct of Safety & Mission Assurance and works in concert with program management team members.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Material Review Board and Failure Review Board activities as required.
  • Develops reliability analyses as needed to support program deliverables and analysis
  • Active participation in design, production/test readiness, and other reviews and audits with the ability to make risk-informed decisions for Mission Success.
  • Provides leadership in the identification, mitigation, and communication of Mission Assurance status and Risks to Mission Success.
  • Experience in Design/Test Readiness/Manufacturing Readiness Reviews.
  • Understand and mitigate risks associated with radiation effects
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications/Education:

  • 15 years’ experience in a key Mission Success role during the PDR/CDR phase of a program.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a technical discipline (e.g., engineering field) or equivalent discipline (e.g., math, physics, chemistry, etc.) or non-technical degree with at least 18 years of aerospace experience.
  • Experience in any of the following disciplines; Quality Assurance, System Safety Engineering, Environment/Safety/Health, Reliability, Parts Engineering, and Materials and Processes.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems and Processes.


Working Conditions:

This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines. This job operates in a professional laboratory environment in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard laboratory and manufacturing equipment such as computers, electronics test equipment, and associated office equipment. This job operates in a professional laboratory environment in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard laboratory and manufacturing equipment such as, microscopes, and various hand-held tools.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.


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  • Location
    Lafayette, Colorado
  • Department
    Mission Success
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor