Who We Are
At Virgin Orbit, we are launching the small satellite revolution, enabling missions that were previously unimaginable. We are delivering Virgin’s legendary customer experience by combining advanced technology with a diligent, hard-working team. We have built a workplace and a workforce of the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today are launching the industries of tomorrow. We have engaged a diverse and inclusive community of doers and dreamers alike, empowering all those working today to build satellites and constellations that will change the world.
At Virgin Orbit, we are opening space for good. Search all of our job openings on our career portal.
Virgin Orbit is seeking a new member for our team to serve as a Manager, Payroll. If you join us in this position, you will be responsible for company payroll related activities and projects. Reporting to the Total Rewards Director in the People Department, you will not only provide oversight to all payroll related activity, and processing, you will also be the analytical and functional expertise for payroll, time-keeping, systems, and function as an expert resource to the payroll team. Own Payroll projects involving systems; creating and deliver training to the Virgin Orbit leaders and all workforce, create efficiencies throughout, automate and streamline processes, public company audit preparation, readiness, and documentation. We’ll also need you to provide your expertise with stock, equity and ESPP payroll, benefits, leave payroll processing, system implementations, multi-state tax administration, and on-going analysis of effectiveness of payroll programs. This role is for a hands-on manager with the ability to solve and flex in a dynamic work environment. Great attention to detail, excellent people skills and an ability to respond to the business needs clearly and thoughtfully. In this role you will have to communicate a lot, have freedom to think outside the box and ignite your entrepreneurial side! This is a full-time position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California.
Your Part of the Mission:
If you want to join us, you’d better have all of these…
… and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.
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.
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!”
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.