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SpaceX Overview

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

United Launch Alliance, Orbital Sciences, Arianespace

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more


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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    Current Employee - Senior Aerospace Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Aerospace Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SpaceX full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    working is great at spacex

    Cons

    Nothing i can think of thats a serious con

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

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SpaceX Photos

SpaceX photo of: SpaceX employees celebrate the first-ever orbital class rocket landing
SpaceX photo of: From all the women at SpaceX who are helping to engineer the future of space exploration, happy International Women’s Day!
SpaceX photo of: CRS-11 Dragon captured by the ISS
SpaceX photo of: Falcon 9 touches down at Landing Zone 1
SpaceX photo of: SpaceX team cheers on another Dragon ready for launch!
SpaceX photo of: Falcon 9 launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base
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SpaceX Interviews

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Internship Interview

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    Interview

    A recruiter Called me for brief phone Human Resources interview, we the. scheduled a technical phone interview, then I had my technical phone interview. The technical interview consisted of problem solving questions and explaining why I made engineering decisions on a project that I worked on.

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Company Updates

  • From all the women at SpaceX who are helping to engineer the future of space exploration, happy International Women’s Day! Join our mission: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQj2S

  • 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

  • Vladimir Syromyatnikov Safety-by-Design Award, International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS), 2014
  • Eddy Awards, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, 2013
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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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