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Rare opportunities for space inspired professionals

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Dulles, VA
Former Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Dulles, VA

I worked at Orbital Sciences full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Orbital Sciences offers a rare opportunity to work on commercial and government spacecraft while living in Washington DC. Finding a job that deals with space hardware around DC is nearly impossible.

Cons

Need to network within the company to get promoted.

Advice to Management

Improve the employee assessment system.

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    Great place to work, good amount of opportunities.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Dulles, VA
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Dulles, VA

    I worked at Orbital Sciences full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very friendly coworkers, a lot of hard workers, big enough company that there is a good amount of opportunity.

    Cons

    Very low annual raises. That's it, really.


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    Opportunities At Orbital Sciences

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Quality Engineer in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Associate Quality Engineer in Chandler, AZ

    I have been working at Orbital Sciences full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Definintely opportunity to advance your career and work on some really great programs.

    Cons

    Orbital is a smaller aerospace company with a different culture than other companies I have worked for which has it's advantages but allows too much personal preference by senior management in terms of policy and process decisions.

    Advice to Management

    Spend a little time on the floor and talk to your employees. Pay employees who travel for work sacrafice time away from family and home the full government per diem rate that they are entitled to.


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