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  • Business Intelligence Analyst

    Company The Spaceship Company
    Category Information Technology
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Who we are

    The Spaceship Company (TSC) is an affiliate of Virgin Galactic as a space-system manufacturing organization. Headquartered at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships that, together, form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system. Like many Virgin companies across the world, its team of over 400 talented and dedicated engineers, technicians and professionals are drawn together by a willingness to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions to our customers’ needs. TSC’s extensive capabilities encompass preliminary vehicle design and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing and post-delivery support.


    Our Values

    TSC and the greater Virgin Organization have 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 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

    The Spaceship Company (TSC) is seeking a Business Intelligence Analyst to join our team to foster data driven decision making in our organization to drive better performance, results and customer satisfaction. The responsibilities of this individual will include developing and managing automated dashboard tools for reporting financial performance, departmental operating performances, and a variety of other dashboards aimed at driving process improvement across the company.  In addition to developing automated dashboards, you will work from historical data to develop forecasting parameters to be used for planning budgets, estimating projects, and supporting bids and proposals. Successful candidates will not only bring strong expertise in developing meaningful performance metrics and dashboards, but will also have a good customer service orientation as they interact with the rest of the TSC team.

    Your Mission

    • Create intuitive, simple, and meaningful performance dashboards by creating SQL queries into Oracle data tables and other data sources.
    • Demonstrate where data collection, measurement and analysis can be valuable in informing strategic decisions regarding resource allocation and planning.
    • Provide meaningful metrics and data to assist departments and programs in preparing annual budgets and forecasts as well as identifying areas for continual improvement.
    • Externally benchmarks TSC’s operating performance metrics against industry leading peers.
    • Leverage the latest innovative practices and technology available in business analytics to accelerate TSC’s development.
    • Develop logic based notification tools aimed at catching and flagging erroneous transactions within our ERP system.
    • Supports software testing as required with any financial interfaces.
    • Supports cost and financial modeling.

    What you bring

    • 2+ years of relevant SQL programming and dashboard development
    • Experience with Crystal Reports, iDashboards and Power BI is preferred
    • Ability to develop and troubleshoot queries for MS SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL Databases
    • Strong experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system – Oracle is a plus
    • Assist Finance with streamlining month end and year end closing
    • Provide meaningful metrics, and data, to enable the operations team in preparing annual budgets and forecasts
    • Advanced experience with Excel, Access, and VBA coding is strongly preferred
    • Coordinates with Finance to develop departmental spend vs budget dashboards, and monthly performance reports
    • Develop logic based notification tools aimed at catching and flagging erroneous transactions within our ERP system
    • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
    • 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


    ITAR Requirements

    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 Spaceship Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Spaceship Company 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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