Virgin Galactic

  • IT Application Development (Consultant)

    Company Virgin Galactic
    Category Information Technology
    US-NM-Las Cruces
    Req No.
    2018-4723
    Type
    Consultant
    Classification
    Exempt
    Location : Location
    US-NM-Las Cruces
  • Who we are

    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!

     

    Our Values

    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 of complete confidentiality.

     

    Who you are
    We are seeking an experienced IT Applications Developer- Consultant to assist with application development and security evaluation/mitigation (i.e. ITAR, GDPR) for electronic health records and other company internal applications. A background in IT security and specific expertise with Adobe ColdFusion is required.

    Your Mission

    • Understanding business processes/requirements and translating them to specific IT application/developmental/operational requirements
    • Provide Adobe ColdFusion technical support using developer tools such as PL/SQL, XML-Microsoft SQL, Java, etc
    • Develop interface and maintain components to support other systems
    • Participate in system development and facilitate design sessions for business solutions
    • Formulate test plans, and coordinate and perform testing using industry standard methodology
    • Work closely with IT department, leadership, and the business users when testing
    • Troubleshoot and resolve existing software defects and problems as necessary
    • Monitor application performance & license utilization and make appropriate modifications that will maximize system performance and the latest security protocols and industry standards
    • Assess and recommend process improvements to maximize benefits, improve efficiencies, and minimize costs
    • Evaluate vendor products to determine usability, applicability, and compatibility with existing information systems
    • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group; executives, managers, and subject matter experts
    • Develop training documentation and coordinate the rollout of application enhancements
    • Other duties as assigned

    What you bring

    • Must be experienced with Adobe ColdFusion, Microsoft SQL Server, Java computer-programming with hands-on implementation/upgrade/support experience
    • IT Security background is required
    • Knowledge of ITAR
    • Has a strong understanding of information systems, business processes, and the key drivers and measures of success for the relevant business.
    • Experience with design, development and testing of IT application solutions as well as interfaces with third party systems, reports, workflows, customizations, conversions.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment is necessary.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Project, Visio, and Outlook.
    • Must be able to work under pressure and fast paced environment
    • Good communication skills
    • Must be a “U.S. Person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

    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.

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