• Market Analyst, Business Development

    Job Locations US-CA-Mojave
    Req No.
    Business Development
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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

    TSC is seeking a Business Development Market Analyst to assist the Senior Director of Business Development in supporting ongoing activities and new advanced programs aligned with making dreams take flight. The role will analyze quantitative and qualitative data, trends, strategies, and the competitive landscape with in the aerospace and defense industry to ensure a customer-driven product offering.    

    Your Mission

    • Reduce data on consumers, competitors and market into actionable items, reports and presentations for both commercial and government projects
    • Provide competitive analysis of various companies’ market offerings, market trends, pricing/business models, sales, and methods of operation
    • Present findings, recommendations, and justification through charts, graphs and other visual means to leadership to help make informed decisions
    • Perform valid and reliable market research through analysis models like Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT), Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental and Legal (PESTEL), and others.
    • Develop, maintain, and document tools, templates, and methods for conducting and analyzing market analysis
    • Utilize surveys, focus groups and interviews to gather data as necessary

    What you bring

    • 5+ years of experience in aerospace and defense industry with proven market research analysis experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Marketing or similar business discipline from an accredited institution.
    • Ability to interpret large amount of data and multi-task
    • Adequate knowledge of data collection methods (polls, focus groups, surveys etc)
    • Working knowledge of data warehousing, modeling, and reduction
    • Search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and empower a team of subject matter experts in varying technical disciplines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
    • Ability to work proactively and with self-initiative


    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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