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Houston, TX
5001 to 10000 employees
1995
Company - Private
Construction, Repair & Maintenance
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Northrop Grumman, Jacobs

Working at United Space Alliance

United Space Alliance (USA) is a space-race heavyweight; the Houston-based prime contractor runs NASA's 173,000 pound Shuttles -- Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour. USA, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, was established in 1996 in response to ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work:2012 (#14)

United Space Alliance Reviews

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United Space Alliance President & CEO Virginia Barnes
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    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
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    I worked at United Space Alliance full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It was a great place to work

    Cons

    None that I could think of.

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United Space Alliance Photos

United Space Alliance photo of: International Space Station
United Space Alliance photo of: Parachute facility at Kennedy Space Center
United Space Alliance photo of: In Houston’s Mission Control Center
United Space Alliance photo of: At the Logistics Depot in Cape Canaveral
United Space Alliance photo of: Supporting a test for the Orion vehicle.
United Space Alliance photo of: Zerb at Work
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United Space Alliance Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at United Space Alliance (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    Face-to-face interview. They asked about my experience as a student, and they described the job duties. The interview was with the hiring manager. It was with one person only. It was about a 30 minute interview.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Non-negotiable.

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United Space Alliance Awards & Accolades

  • Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2012
  • George M. Low Award - NASA Quality & Excellence, NASA, 2009
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