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SpaceX Overview

Hawthorne, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
2002
Company - Private
Aerospace & Defense
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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: 2017 (#8), 2018 (#49)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#31)

SpaceX Reviews

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    Current Employee - NDT Level II, CR, RT, PT Technician in Hawthorne, CA
    Current Employee - NDT Level II, CR, RT, PT Technician in Hawthorne, CA
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    I have been working at SpaceX full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big place, Food everywhere, Medical Dentist on site, Daycare with good friends and amazing things to see and learn,

    Cons

    we cloud get more selection of ice cream, I love chocotaco but let's switch it up.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work Management, always a positive vibe, like Grate bosses like Cory Gonzalez is what make us a great team at SpaceX

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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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    Computer Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at SpaceX (Hawthorne, CA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    An online coding challenge
    A phone interview
    Another phone interview
    A 48 hour coding challenge
    They fly you down to Hawthorne, CA to give a presentation on your final challenge/project. You get a chance to explain how and why you did it the way you did.

    Interview Questions

    • "What is the size of an integer on a 32-bit system?"   5 Answers
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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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