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Project Engineer - Flight Operations

Company: Virgin Galactic
Location: Tustin
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Who we areVirgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com (SPCE:NYSE) Virgin Galactic recognizes that the answers to many of the challenges we face in sustaining life on our beautiful but fragile planet, lie in making better use of space.Sending people to space has not only expanded our understanding of science, but taught us amazing things about human ingenuity, physiology and psychology.From space, we are able to look with a new perspective both outward and back. From space, the borders that are fought over on Earth are arbitrary lines. From space it is clear that there is much more that unites than divides us.We are at the vanguard of a new industry determined to pioneer twenty-first century spacecraft, which will open space to everybody - and change the world for good. Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin GalacticIf you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver, and can make things happen - apply today!Your MissionVirgin Galactic is seeking a Project Engineer to develop and manage technical scope, schedule and budgets of tasks assigned by the Chief Engineer. In addition, this position leads the cross functional team required to complete their assigned scope. The PE will coordinate with key stakeholders to complete engineering activities in accordance with project requirements.

  • Responsible to the Chief Engineer for the assigned scope of design, development, build, test and qualification of the vehicle Avionics/Electrical systems
  • Responsible to the Chief Engineer and Project Manager for meeting program cost and schedule requirements and managing Avionics/Electrical program scope
  • Leads the cross-functional team to complete scope within the project, and coordinates with other stakeholders in the project team
  • Support development of Engineering project plans to meet program requirements, including Systems Engineering Management Plans, Test Management Plans, Validation and Verification Plans and other engineering development plans
  • Supports the development and validation of the vehicle/product technical requirements in support of overall project requirements
  • Cooperate and communicate status effectively to the Chief Engineer, other project participants and leadership
  • Provide technical support to the Chief Engineer and other project participants What you bring
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in Aeronautical, Astronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering
    • 5+ years of experience with a background in aircraft or spacecraft electrical systems.
    • Ability to read electrical schematics and understanding of general aircraft or spacecraft systems
    • Ability to manage cross functional teams to achieve program technical, cost and schedule constraints
    • Understanding of software development and verification is a plus
    • Excellent organizational skills and problem solving skills
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio and Catia V/Solidworks
    • Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR -120.15).ITAR RequirementsTo 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. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic 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.As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. teammates, as well as newly hired employees. As of October 1, 2021, all new hires must be able to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19virus, ("fully vaccinated" means at least two week have expired since receiving the vaccination's last dose as recommended by the manufacturer). If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met be your date of hire. Virgin Galactic complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Keywords: Virgin Galactic, Tustin , Project Engineer - Flight Operations, Engineering , Tustin, California

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