Business Intelligence Analyst

Company Details

The Premier Dedicated Small Satellite Launch Service

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.

Position Summary

Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a Business Intelligence Analyst to join our business development team. The candidate we are seeking will be responsible for a wide range of data analytic and demand planning duties, to provide actionable insights and drive improved financial performance for our clients. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our data systems are engineered for greater flexibility and reuse for the LauncherOne small satellite launch program. You will work with various departments to ensure that their future data needs are met with our current and future designs while accomplishing these and other critical functions. The Business Intelligence Analyst will also implement data analysis projects including but not limited to data reporting, data visualizations, and ad-hoc research projects. 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

  • Assess and analyze market dynamics including customer business models, competitor models, and general market trends shaping the small satellite and launch landscape
  • Aggregate the data in an efficient manner and maintain a dynamic database that records and showcases trends in a digestible manner
  • Help maintain the Business Team’s Salesforce database to ensure that up-to-date data is incorporated into the Team’s pipeline and routine engagement with tiered Customers and linked back to global market trends
  • Develop or learn how to develop specific software algorithms that will assist with deciphering market trends and categorize them into different market verticals
  • Showcase a strong analytical comprehension to be able to readily assess and analyze data gathered critical to being able to draw conclusions and recommendations from the proprietary market database
  • Support complex ad-hoc market and competitor research tasks to be presented to the executive management team
  • Strong analytical and research capabilities for the 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
  • Attend conferences and industry networking events to develop sustaining industry relationships and obtain business intelligence
  • Preliminary screening of potential business leads by analyzing deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; aligning with internal priorities
  • Contributes to the development of the product roadmap with technical and business inputs from the marketplace

What you bring

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

  • 2+ years of experience in business or finance fields
  • Previous experience in aerospace and a general understanding of the space market
  • Must have strong analytical skills and an understanding of SQL databases, data elements, and application software solutions to maximize data gathering and data analysis
  • Strong experience with financial modeling a major plus
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Accuracy, quality, and attention to detail are essential for this position
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present analysis to customers
  • Must be comfortable to work with multiple stakeholders and can interpret their intent and application
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of a variety of 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 the 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
  • Works on multiple projects and changing priority
  • Possess an understanding of Key Performance Metrics
  • Prepare spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations for clients
  • Forms strong professional working relationships with team members who have limited data analysis, metrics, or finance experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and 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
  • 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, the 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.

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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