Job Opportunities (3) - The Spaceship Company

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. TSC is looking to hire the following flight test positions:

An experienced Deputy Director of Flight Test with a minimum of 7 years demonstrated experience in flight test supporting principles and processes in an aircraft and spacecraft development, testing, and customer delivery environment. For more information see and enter 5668 in the search window.

An experienced Chief of Flight Test Safety to lead implementation and maintenance of a Safety Management System (SMS) for ground and flight test operations. Leveraging your extensive experience you will guide and monitor our team through all stages of test operations from test definition, planning, execution and follow up. You will possess the ability to see the big picture and understand how implementing and maintaining a robust, fit for purpose SMS for test operations plays into the ultimate goals of TSC. For more information see and enter 5669 in the search window.

An Operations Engineer (Ops Eng) who will serve to bridge the gap between flight test requirements and the engineering and maintenance team by functioning as co-lead of project teams in concert with the Project Manager and Project Chief Engineer. As a co-lead, Aircraft Operations Engineers routinely assess safety of flight and mission success risks due to aircraft modifications through collaboration with discipline leads and subject-matter-experts such as egress and life support technicians, test pilots, mechanics and avionics technicians, electronics technicians, peer engineers, scientists, and other organizational entities on a routine basis. For more information see and enter 5670 in the search window.