Virgin Orbit National Systems (previously known as VOX Space) is a US-incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Orbit, LLC. Virgin Orbit National Systems provides the national security community of the USA and allied nations with responsive, dedicated, and affordable launch services for small satellites bound for Low Earth Orbit. Headquartered in El Segundo, California, VOX Space can provide study, analysis, integration, and launch services using Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne, while ensuring our customer’s critical information is protected.
Virgin Orbit National Systems is seeking a driven Systems Engineer, Lead to join our team, supporting new space system capabilities. 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 Virgin Orbit National Systems office in El Segundo, California.
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To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
The Virgin Orbit National Systems organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will be helping to start Virgin Orbit National Systems from the ground up, so you will be flexible in day-to-day work assignments. You will work well under customer time pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.
Position requires you have a current clearance, or are able to pass an appropriate background check for a TS/SCI.
Virgin Orbit National Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Orbit National Systems 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.