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ENSCO Overview
Falls Church, VA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Aerospace & Defense
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
ENSCO, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries represent a $100 million international technology enterprise, headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area. For almost 50 years, the ENSCO group of companies has been providing engineering, science and advanced technology solutions ... Read more

Mission: ENSCO cultivates the ideas of our employees and customers; delivering leading edge research, development, products and services in the rail, aerospace and national security market.

We foster top science and engineering talent, creating an environment where ... Read more

ENSCO – Why Work For Us?

Our Culture

ENSCO’s entrepreneurial atmosphere is evident in everything we do. We began as a small startup company in 1969, and we have never lost our zeal for creativity, technical innovation, and entrepreneurialism. We actively encourage innovation, as well as new service and product development, whether for our customers’ programs or as part of internal research and development projects. We hold fast to our basic beliefs and purposes, and maintain a corporate culture in which employees can perform at their highest potential, grow with the company, and maintain a healthy professional and personal balance in their lives.

Benefits to Support You

ENSCO’s family-friendly workplace and policies make us a standout among today’s high-tech companies. We have been recognized with a “Companies As Responsive Employers (CARE)” award and a citation for “Continuous Commitment to Family Friendly Workplace Policies” for our dedication to making ENSCO a family-friendly workplace through our benefits, policies and practices. These include flexible work schedules and arrangements, and college education reimbursement for work-related and personal improvement courses. Through internal and external training programs, ENSCO also provides employees with opportunities that encourage and support continuous learning. Finally, we offer a wellness program and an employee assistance program to aid employees in their physical, mental and emotional well-being.

Strength Through Diversity

ENSCO has a continuing commitment to the practice and implemented action of Affirmative Action. Our affirmative action programs not only recognize our diverse workforce, but also demonstrate our good faith efforts to remove identified barriers, expand employment opportunities, and salute diversity overall. Learn more about Diversity & EEO

ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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ENSCO was founded in 1969 as a company that seeks to use advanced technology to solve the most challenging problems facing the world. No matter what program or what customer, ENSCO focuses on bringing high value to each of our customers, government and commercial, throughout the world.

ENSCO – An Innovative and Diversified Technology Company

At ENSCO, we are innovators, collaborators, and solution seekers. Our advanced technology solutions successfully support many critical missions in national security, aerospace, and rail transportation.

ENSCO technologies, products, and services enhance safety and security, improve efficiency and operational performance, and reduce costs. We often come up with novel ideas that address our customer needs and transform these ideas into reality.

Corporate Philosophy

Creative thinking, innovation, and investment in high-technology research and development programs are the mainstay of our business.

We focus on the success of every member of ENSCO's team: our customers, employees, and our partners. Their enthusiasm combined with the quest to be the best fosters an environment known for its innovative products, forward-thinking solutions, and outstanding customer service.

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Aerospace & Avionics


For more than 20 years, ENSCO has delivered cost-effective mission success to launch ranges and the space industry with safety-critical Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I), Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), and Modeling and Simulation (M&S) to identify underperforming or nonperforming components before risking expensive assets or loss of life. ENSCO scientists and engineers integrate leading-edge scientific discoveries into operational systems to customers, such as NASA and the Air Force. Learn more:


ENSCO Avionics, Inc. and its Canadian counterpart, ENSCO Avionics Canada, provide safety- and mission-critical engineering and COTS HMI development toolkits to the aerospace industry, for manned and unmanned systems, with a specific focus on DO-178C, DO-254, DO-278A, and military standards. With 30 years of experience, ENSCO Avionics delivers solutions leveraging its unique portfolio of engineering expertise and HMI designer tools, enabling avionics system providers and integrators to reduce cost, meet challenging schedules, and access industry expertise across the entire system life cycle. Whether seeking a partner, a total solution, or complementary engineering expertise, ENSCO Avionics delivers value-added results. Learn more:

National Security

ENSCO makes the world a safer place through advanced technology, research, services and products.

ENSCO is committed to the mission of national security, bringing the best technology to the challenges that face our nation and our world. Deep knowledge and experience in advanced sensors, signal processing and systems; scientific modeling and environmental fate; CBRNe warning and protection systems; positioning, navigation and timing (PNT); cyber technologies; novel electronic warfare techniques; critical infrastructure protection; and national security products support our mission to keep our nation and its assets safe and secure. Learn more:


ENSCO delivers advanced rail technology solutions for the passenger, transit and freight rail markets.

Since 1970, ENSCO engineers have led the rail industry in developing new, advanced technologies for transportation. ENSCO technology and services help customers improve the quality of their operations while making travel safer. Learn more:

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    The rail division of ENSCO has some interesting projects going on like helping to prevent train derailments. The upper management are pretty smart and work hard. Overall a pretty good place.


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    Physical Scientist Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at ENSCO (New York, NY) in November 2016.


    Two page questionnaire sent by email about my experience in a variety of areas, including signal processing theory, analyzing large datasets, problem solving, time management and organization, experience with seismic, acoustic, or electromagnetic datasets, writing technical reports, scientific programming, and algorithm development. After returning this questionnaire, there was a phone interview discussing these questions and others, as well as HR questions.

    After the phone interview I was told I would receive a phone call from the hiring manager, "On Friday, at 1 pm." 1 pm on Friday rolled around and there was no phone call. Two months later I received an email saying no appropriate opportunities exist for me at the company, but kindly thanking me for my time.

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    • Describe your knowledge of digital signal processing theory.   Answer Question
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ENSCO Awards & Accolades

  • Top 50 Government Technology Contractors, Washington Business Journal, 2015

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