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SSL Overview

Palo Alto, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1957
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Aerospace & Defense
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed Martin
SSL, based in Palo Alto, California, is a leading provider of advanced spacecraft systems, with broad expertise to support commercial and government satellite operators and innovative space missions. The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as ... Read more

Mission: SSL delivers next-generation spacecraft solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide.

You know the old saying, “the sky’s the limit”? Here at SSL, we’re proving that wrong every day.

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    I have been working at SSL full-time

    Pros

    Got to work on support projects for satellite robotics

    Cons

    Could not choose what to work on

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SSL photo of: We’re proud of our women engineers, who design and build spacecraft on a daily basis.
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SSL Interviews

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    Associate Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at SSL (Palo Alto, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    SSL representatives came to my school early in the fall of 2016 to hold an info session. They were promoting college recruiting for the following summer for interns and new hires. Also went to an onsite career fair. I applied online and was asked to come in for an all day interview. I met with several hiring managers who asked me about myself. Nothing too technical, mostly just my experience. Then I had lunch with the hiring manager to ask if I had any other concerns/questions. It has been two months since then and I still haven't heard anything back. The entire time (before I even interviewed) their staff has been painfully slow at responding, if at all.

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