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Business Intelligence Associate

Business Intelligence Associate

Req No. 
Job Locations 
US-CA-Long Beach
Business Development
Regular Full-Time

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Who we are

At Virgin Orbit, we launch the small satellite revolution, accessing space for missions that were previously unimaginable and fostering new ideas and technologies to create a truly spacefaring civilization. We deliver Virgin’s legendary customer service by pairing technological advancements with a clear focus on our customers’ needs. We build a workplace and a workforce for the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today will launch the industries of tomorrow. We engage a diverse and inclusive community of dreamers and achievers in a shared mission to access space to improve life on Earth. At Virgin Orbit, we boost imagination. Search all of our job openings on our career portal.


Position Summary

Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a Business Intelligence Associate to join our business development team to help improve our market intelligence as well as reach out and develop relationships with our client base. If you join us in this position, you will assist in the development of market assessments and stakeholder analysis; financial modeling including but not limited to pricing and revenue forecast, as well as investment analysis.  S/he will be leading the development of automated dashboard tools for reporting financial performance; reporting and maintenance of customer launch manifests. Candidate will assist with the overall business development strategy and engage in business capture/development as well as the proposal development process for the LauncherOne small satellite launch program. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a full-time position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California.

Your Mission

  • Strong analytical and research capabilities for development of market assessments, competitor analysis, and financial models
  • Create intuitive, simple, and meaningful performance dashboards
  • Provide meaningful metrics and data to help demonstrate where data collection, measurement and analysis can be valuable in informing strategic decisions regarding resource allocation and planning
  • Leverage the latest innovative practices and technology available in business analytics to accelerate VO’s development.
  • Possess excellent customer outreach skills for business development and client relation building
  • Manage your own accounts and lead proposal efforts to capture new business efforts
  • Attend conferences and industry networking events to develop client business and for sustaining relationships
  • Help Virgin Orbit do our part to make the world a better place
  • Constantly learn new things—and share them with your team members
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What you bring

If you want to join us, you’d better have all of these…

  • 3-5+ years of experience in business, consulting, or finance fields
  • Strong experience with financial modeling a major plus
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of a variety business concepts, techniques, and principles
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
  • Self-starters and ambitious persons looking to grow their career and manage major accounts
  • Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement
  • Ability to add something unique and positive to our team
  • Generally high level of all-around awesomeness
  • Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed

… and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.

  • MA, MBA or equivalent experience desirable
  • Previous experience in aerospace and general understanding of the space market preferred
  • Willing to work at both ends of the spectrum, by thinking at a strategic high level perspective as well as personally write and debug code
  • Forms strong professional working relationships with team members who have limited data analysis, metrics or finance experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and a high attention to detail
  • Manage projects with minimal supervision. Proactively addresses actions and issues
  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Happy to be hands on and work closely with cross-functional teams
  • Outgoing, personable, responsible, self-motivated and confident
  • Resourceful attitude (able to manage emergencies/isolation of location issues)
  • Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space
  • Ability to thrive as a ‘one person team’

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


Personal Requirements

Our idea of a happy life: build rockets, work with brilliant people, serve purposeful customers, and open access to space. Sir Richard Branson’s belief is “If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success.” From the very start, we have placed top priority on growing and fostering a team of creative, diverse, and talented women and men. In the words of Sir Richard Branson “We believe it’s better to have a hole in your team than an asshole in your team!”

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Virgin Orbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Orbit is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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