Ball Aerospace
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Headquarters Boulder, CO
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1956
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Competitors CIC International, Thales

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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is a subsidiary of Ball Corporation. Ball Aerospace is a leader in design, development and manufacture of innovative aerospace systems. We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products that enable exciting missions.

Ball Aerospace is known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs. We were also a pioneer in the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing imaging systems and spacecraft that helped spawn a new market-driven demand for imagery.

Ball Aerospace has served as a technology innovator for defense and civilian government agencies, and commercial customers since 1956. The company’s unique history began at the dawn of the space age and is punctuated by a legacy of enabling many scientific ‘firsts.’


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From the first all-sky survey in the infrared to the confirmation of the ozone hole, Ball Aerospace’s legacy is rooted in the ability to make what is thought to be technically impossible, possible.


We employ approximately 2,700 talented engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff.



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Employees are “Satisfied”   56 ratings


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Ball Aerospace President Rob Strain

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High on interesting, low on upward mobility

  Current Employee in Boulder, CO

Pros: The company is filled with interesting people doing interesting science and technology. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Boulder, CO – Reviewed Feb 5, 2014

Interview Details – Multiple interviewers, several disciplines, and HR. Time required was about 1/2 a day and it was not the worst experience. Very spotty questions from the interviewers and some seemed unprepared but everyone seemed satisfied with their jobs and day-to-day experiences with the company.Full Interview

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Some technical questions but all involved my industry experience.

HR expected a "written" minimum salary so do your research and do not be afraid to ask for what you are worth.
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