Sr. Software Engineer - Data Platforms

Blue Origin

United States Remote

Full time

$123.8-240.1k (annually)

Mar 10

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.  


Data is the lifeblood of an organization and integration services is the arterial system responsible to sustain and nourish the enterprise. We are a team of enablers building the arterial systems of the company that is building the road to space to benefit the earth.  

As an engineering leader with vision, your passion for Blue Origin's mission, future of space exploration and developer efficiency will drive our data platform to enable federated data development across Blue Origin. This position requires unrelenting customer experience, and operational excellence! 


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!


  • System design experience to define, design & implement discrete services & building blocks for analytic and real time data platforms 
  • Design, develop and maintain metadata driven data pipeline automation framework(s) for batch, event and streaming data in cloud native environment 
  • Design & implement consistent snapshots for various data persistence stages 
  • Design and implement a framework for data source profiling for optimal query performance  
  • Develop data modeling standards, governance, automation frameworks and developer tooling to standardize and accelerate data delivery across the organization. 
  • Design and implement data models for APIs/Events/Batch based system and data integration 
  • Rapid prototyping and presenting proof of concepts for key technology decision to collaborators and other technology leaders. 
  • Build end to end data pipelines from source to target ensuring data quality, consistency and observability using DataOps principles 
  • Coach and mentor fellow and junior engineers 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 5+ year software development delivery accountability  
  • 3+ years of hand on experience in metadata management, metadata driven automation and developer efficiency tooling 
  • 3+ years of data lake with cloud native data warehouses (snowflake/redshift) or lake house formations  
  • 3+ years of cloud native data solutions enabling Analytics, Operational, Data Science and ML use cases 
  • 3+ year of large scale event-driven and streaming solutions in cloud native environment 
  • 5+ years with advanced SQL and scripting (python/bash etc.) development 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
  • 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. 


  • Master's degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or similar analytical field. 
  • Manufacturing and/or Aerospace experience 
  • Experience working/collaborating with Master Data Management, Metadata Management and Data Governance 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Compensation range for on site CO applicants:

Engineer - SW Development III is $123,750 - $181,500

Engineer - Data III is $124,933 - $183,234

Engineer - SW Development Sr is $150,544 - $220,798

Compensation range for on site WA applicants:

Engineer - SW Development III is $135,000 - $198,000

Engineer - Data III is $136,290 - $199,892

Engineer - SW Development Sr is $163,725 - $240,130

Compensation range for on site CA applicants:

Engineer - SW Development III is $135,000 - $198,000

Engineer - Data III is $136,290 - $199,892

Engineer - SW Development Sr is $163,725 - $240,130

Other site ranges may differ

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

Discretionary bonus programs

Apply for this position Back to job

You must be logged in to to apply to this job.


Your application has been successfully submitted.

Please fix the errors below and resubmit.

Something went wrong. Please try again later or contact us.

Personal Information


View resume


Blue Origin

For the Benefit of Earth