Orbital Sciences

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Exciting, meaningful work - good environment and limitless opportunity

Engineer (Current Employee) Sterling, VA

ProsOne of the few companies winning NASA contracts and making an attempt in advancing the future of commercial/manned spaceflight

ConsReporting structure can be geographically challenging

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to dissolve the disconnect between lower level employees and Senior Level mgt. by attempting to interact with them more

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    No idea how this place keeps going

    Senior Engineer (Former Employee) Dulles, VA

    I worked at Orbital Sciences full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: The work was interesting, and the variety of work was nice. I've worked… Cons: In a word - Management. The place had a really toxic environment (i.e. CYA rather than team-oriented). There was no training and you… Advice to Senior Management: Replace 90% of your upper management. A majority of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    A Mixed Bag

    Principal Engineer (Former Employee) Dulles, VA

    I worked at Orbital Sciences full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Good working atmosphere. Interesting programs. High quality coworkers. Efforts are… Cons: Some of the managers are of little or no help, and directors have little contact with employees. Too much work is still done ad hoc,… Advice to Senior Management: Spend money on process/tools improvement. That means a decent amount of time from a few people on research before new tools are purchased, purchase of… More

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