Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If 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!
Virgin Galactic is seeking an attorney with a strong background and experience in space-related U.S. trade sanctions, compliance implementation, and related investigations (EAR, ITAR, OFAC) to join its legal team. The attorney filling this position must be both qualified for and interested in assuming a visible and pivotal role in growing and shaping the company’s international trade compliance function.
This is an executive position reporting to and collaborating with General Counsel. This position will provide counsel and legal leadership to business management on export, import, and trade compliance matters - and help strategize the growth and enhancements required to best meet the needs of this growing global business.
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.
The Virgin Galactic 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 work well under commercial 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 for complete confidentiality.
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.