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 and small satellite launch services 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!
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:
Virgin Galactic (VG) is seeking a pro-active Senior Systems Engineer who is expected to have detailed knowledge that is specialized but not limited to Server, Virtualization, Network and Storage Technologies. This position will be responsible for tier 2-3 support across the infrastructure, as well as maintain backup and storage applications across a multi-site environment. The Senior Systems Engineer will ensure efficiency and stability of the infrastructure and will be one of the key players in design, standardization and documentation using industry known best practices. This position requires the candidate to have excellent analytical, problem-solving, communication and documentation skills in order to confidently identify and resolve issues. Since this is a senior level position, the Senior Systems Engineer will be expected to play a role in the mentorship and guidance to other administrators, engineers and help-desk technicians. Additional responsibilities include mid-high level knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies and assisting engineers and help-desk teammates with priority incidents in an effort to resolve issues as fast as possible.
Location: This position will be split between Spaceport America, NM and our Las Cruces, NM office and will also provide support for all VG locations.
Bring the drive for technical development vision that will continue to push VG into the future.
Preferred Skills and Experience
Physical and/or Additional Requirements
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. Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)