SpaceX Overview

  • Hawthorne, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 2002
  • Company - Private
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsUnited Launch Alliance, Orbital Sciences, Arianespace
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We've assembled an exceptional team of scrappy innovators committed to our mission. Helping achieve these goals will be one of the most challenging and rewarding endeavors of your career. You can expect to work alongside some of the brightest individuals and get exposure to ...
Mission: SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today, SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019(#48), 2018(#50), 2017(#40)

Top CEOs: 2018(#49), 2017(#8)

Best Places to Interview: 2017(#31)

SpaceX Reviews

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Jul 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA


Very smart, dedicated teammates, challenging problems, a company that lets you take risks ans supports you through issues.


Long hours, occasionally frustrating management direction, food situation could be better, but overall worth it
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Diversity & Inclusion at SpaceX

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How is diversity at SpaceX?

...Intense work environment, not great diversity...Read More

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SpaceX Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online59%
Employee Referral12%

  1. Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    1st round phone screen with technical recruiter, then another phone screen with a software engineer, afterwards given a take-home exam, had 48 hours to complete, did not get an offer after hearing back

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Company Updates

March 8, 2018
From all the women at SpaceX who are helping to engineer the future of space exploration, happy International Women’s Day! Join our mission:
December 7, 2016
We are thrilled to be recognized as a Best Place to Work on Glassdoor’s 2017 list. Thank you to our exceptional team who make SpaceX an incredible place to work!
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SpaceX Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Innovative Companies (#1 in Space)Fast Company2018
  • Best Places to Work (#50)Glassdoor2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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SpaceX FAQ

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What is paid time off like at SpaceX?

...They buy out your PTO and offer you 2 weeks pay and will keep you insured for a period of time and also give you a glowing recommendation for your next job (mind you, why... if my performance is sub par would you consider giving a recommendation)....

October 3, 2020

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