WHY WORK AT
Perhaps this answer is obvious, since we work in a literal rocket factory — and not just any rocket factory, Richard Branson's rocket factory.
But as cool as the setting is, we think the real reasons to work here are the mission, the values, and the team. If you believe that space has something to offer the 7 billion people here on planet Earth, and if you believe that space access must improve in order for that to really happen, then you'd be an awesome addition to our team.
Oh, and because we do work for Richard Branson, you can bet that we offer a competitive salaries with 401K and employee stock options, essential health and wellness benefits, meaningful paid time off programs, and more.
Plus! You'll be immersed in a stellar learning environment, where the classic Virgin culture and that new startup feel come together.
The primary role of this position involves testing hardware from development stages through acceptance for flight, and from component level to complete stage testing.Learn More
If you join us in this position, you will assist in the design and analysis of structural and mechanical systems for the LauncherOne small satellite launch program.Learn more
If you join us in this position, you will assist in database administration efforts including optimization, tuning, monitoring, and automation.Learn More
If you joined us in this position, you would assist in performing the most technically demanding precision inspection operations for the LauncherOne small satellite launch program.Learn More
We are purpose-led in every decision and every action, from the most specific to the most broad.
We’re opening space forever to new companies, new nations, new missions, and new ideas.
We’re hungry to learn, so we ask a lot of questions—of everyone and everything.
We innovate constantly and tirelessly, in every area of our business and every aspect of our work.
Great work requires great teams. We all succeed most when we help others succeed.
No bullshit: we say what we mean and mean what we say.
A revolutionary system like LauncherOne needs an exceptionally diverse and talented team to support it — and that includes the youngest minds of our generation. If you’re an ambitious college student with dreams of changing the world, come make a difference at Virgin Orbit. We’re looking for superheroes who stand strong when faced with a challenge and dreamers with a desire to reshape the future of spaceflight.Learn More
Virgin Orbit offers a comprehensive smorgasbord of benefits in addition to employee compensation, including health and welfare benefits, a 401K plan, HRA and FSA, and time-off packages.Review our benefits
Emergency Assistance Anywhere In The World
If you are traveling outside of the US, you will be covered for true emergency situations only. You will be required to go to the emergency room in whatever country you are visiting and pay for services out of pocket and submit for reimbursement through either Cigna or Kaiser upon your return to the US. Once processed, assuming the claim was deemed an emergency, you will be covered per the In Network Emergency Room benefit and reimbursed for any amount over your applicable benefit ($100 Cigna High Plan; $150 Cigna Low Plan; 20% after Deductible Kaiser HMO Plan).
- Virgin Orbit will now offer the opportunity to participate in the Commuter Benefits Account (Qualified Transit and Qualified Parking) to pay for eligible out-of-pocket expenses with pre-tax dollars via payroll deductions. This includes expenses for UberPool and Lyft Shared.
- Qualified Account as defined by IRS, used to pay for out-of-pocket expenses (please see below) as part of your daily commute to and from work.
- Contribution max is $270 per month for each category, transit and parking; unused funds may be carried over to the following month.
- This teammate pre-tax election can be start and stopped any time via UltiPro Life Event. All Commuter Benefit Account funds will be loaded and accessible on your existing Benny Card on the 15th of every month.
- 5% discount when you use the company code
- 10% discount for multiple pets
- Annual deduction: $100, $250, $500
- Usually & Customary Reimbursement: 90%
- Included Benefits: Ongoing conditions, Accidents, Illness, Hereditary & Congenital Conditions, Alternative Therapies, Behavior Treatments
Routine & Advanced Wellness Available At Additional Cost
Guardian College Tuition
It’s true. Your Guardian coverage can help pay for college!
Included with your Guardian coverage is a college tuition benefit. Guardian is helping families by providing this benefit in arrangement with SAGE College Tuition Benefit. Tuition Rewards can be given to your relatives including children, nephews, nieces, and grandchildren!
Mojave Fitness Center
Virgin Orbit’ teammates and their spouse may join the Mojave Fitness for only $20.00 per month! BUT WAIT – IT GETS BETTER. VO will subsidize the cost of every interested teammate and their spouse to join the Mojave Fitness center by paying $10.00 per month, resulting in the teammate and their spouse each paying only $10.00 monthly fee. No sign up fees or commitment to long term contracts.
You can utilize our Virgin Orbit corporate discount when you sign up for membership. All you need to do is visit the Orangetheory Fitness location, show them your VO badge and sign a membership agreement. You cannot do this online or over the phone. Representatives at the LBX OTF location are ready to assist you!
Whip out your VO badge at Ra Yoga, pick your preferred option and get your poses on! *Note: Option 3 is only available at the LBX location: 3860 Worsham Ave Suite 310, Long Beach, CA 90808
Check out GritCycle at LBX down the road! VO teammates get a discount off their 10 pack of classes. Get 10 classes for $180, a $70 savings! This rate is available at all GritCycle locations. Visit them at 3850 Worsham Ave #430, Lakewood, CA 90712 and flash your VO badge to get started. Happy sweating!
Dell Member Purchase Program Discounts
Dell Member Purchase Program offers savings, exclusive offers and access to premier Dell Events to all Virgin Orbit employees, family and friends can shop 24/7.
25% discounts available through Paradise Cleaners. Have a long list of chores after work hours or on the weekends? Paradise Dry cleaning is close by and will provide Dry Cleaning and Laundry (fluff & fold) services at a discount to our Virgin Orbit teammates!
Are you interested in flight school for yourself or a family member? Virgin Orbit offers ground school courses for our teammates!
National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Emerald Club Features
Counter Bypass at National – No more waiting in line. Choice & Free Upgrades – Book an intermediate & choose ANY car from National’s Emerald Aisle. Earn Emerald Club reward points while renting at National and Enterprise.
Get 14% off your plan +3% if you enroll in paperless billing on qualifying plans.
A platform you can access for discounts on tickets, travel and shopping.
Provides everything for your car… fuel, and car maintenance, on your schedule delivered to you! They anticipate your needs, provide service on your schedule, and deliver everything right to your vehicle.