Jobs of the week
- By Hannah Mahony -
- Feb 01, 2013
New month - new job, why not?
We're always on the look out the the latest talent and the most enthusiastic employees to join the talented Virgin family who are changing business, for good.
From spaceships to sales assistants, we've got a big selection of jobs on offer if none of the below should take your fancy:
Virgin Unite are looking for a master storyteller to help lead Virgin Unite’s advocacy efforts and help build awareness of the critical issues facing the world today. Constantly on the lookout for stories and opportunities that help mobilise people to never accept the unacceptable, you use your superb research, writing and editing skills to create compelling narratives that amplify the voices of those who have the solutions we need.
Selected candidates will join the Virgin Galactic engineering team, developing flight avionics for WhiteKnightTwo, SpaceShipTwo and LauncherOne. The team is developing highly reliable avionics systems, which include vehicle housekeeping, mission event sequencing, guidance, navigation & control, mission optimization, communications networking and fault detection, isolation & recovery.
TSC is seeking a highly skilled ECS Engineer to manage all the technical aspects of the sub-systems within the ECS and to provide the required technical input to realize a design that is compliant with the system requirements document. The sub-systems of the ECS are: Pneumatic System, Pressurization System, Air Conditioning, Cabin Pressure Control System, Leak Detection System, Oxygen System and Pneumatically controlled Flight Control system.
Virgin Unite are looking to transform the way they measure their resource delivery and the impact they have in the field. Unite touch millions of lives through their research and advocacy initiatives, social investments, and the work of their community and they want to make sure they stay ahead of the trends and maximise their impact! This will be a critical role in researching and analysing the incubation of new and emerging leadership initiatives, investments and other projects. The successful candidate will also support the delivery of new initiatives and current projects whilst taking responsibility for due diligence, impact metrics and external benchmarking.
TSC is seeking an aerodynamics engineer with experience in flight vehicle performance, stability and control analysis, flight test, and wind tunnel testing. This experience should include test plan development, post test data analysis, authoring test plans and formal reports. The purpose of this role will be to support the review and understanding of the aircraft configuration, performance, and handling qualities of the WK2 and SS2 vehicles as defined by Scaled Composites and assist in the identification of any needed aerodynamic modifications to support entry into commercial service.