OneWeb to Open Office in DC Metro Area
[Via Satellite 01-07-2016] OneWeb has signed a 6,000 square foot lease at 1400 Key Boulevard in Rosslyn, Va. for its new offices and is currently looking for engineers, managers, software architects, and a corporate paralegal to fill 10 open positions for this location. The company is planning a constellation of 700 Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites to enable affordable Internet access worldwide by 2019. OneWeb also recently announced the largest commercial rocket purchase in history along with a $500 million Series-A funding round including leading international companies such as the Airbus Group, Hughes Network Systems, The Coca-Cola Company, Virgin Group, and more.
“Its important for us to have a presence in the heart of the D.C. area as we pursue our goal of connecting the entire world to affordable broadband Internet,” said Matt O’Connell, CEO of OneWeb. “Not only is it one of the key international hubs for the aerospace and satellite industries, but the area’s deep talent pool will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand our operations, including finding a site for a network operations center and a satellite operations center.”
The company is currently looking for engineers, managers, software architects and a corporate paralegal to fill 10 open positions for its Rosslyn location.