Frederick has been in aerospace, both government and commercial, for 13+ years. He has contributed to multiple outstanding unit awards while serving in the United States Air Force conducting a wide range of duties. While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, he performed as a Dedicated Crew Chief on F-15 aircraft that flew with the 65th Aggressors, part of the USAF Weapons School. Also, during this time, he was deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Upon return, he transferred to the United States Air Force Reserves and carried out operations as a life support and parachute systems specialist for an elite special operations unit in Florida which conducted crew recovery operations in conjunction with NASA. After completing his time in the military, Frederick was part of multiple high-profile programs including booster refurbishment (first re-flight of a flown booster) at SpaceX along with Falcon Heavy integration. He also served as part of the Dragon capsule crewed and un-crewed program. From there he transitioned into a leadership role at Blue Origin, responsible for a team conducting manufacturing, test, and integration operations for the BE-3, BE-4, and BE-7 engines along with establishing the in-space propulsion and start systems program.