New Graduate â Software Engineering SpaceX
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New Graduate â€" Software Engineering
New Graduates | Hawthorne, CA, United States
Why Start Your Career with SpaceX?
There is no better place than SpaceX for an engineer to start their career. We value new grad talent in a way that very few organizations can claim. SpaceX appreciates the energy and passion with which new talent enters the marketplace, and our success has been driven in large part by our ability to harness and apply that energy.
At SpaceX you are given significant responsibility and authority over your work, and an opportunity to contribute to the overall company mission in meaningful ways no matter how many years of experience you have. We continue to seek fresh eyes, fresh ideas, and ability to tackle problems others would see as impossible. If you are looking to begin your career and looking for an organization with audacious goals and intense passion to match your own, then SpaceX may be the right place for you.
What are we looking for in new grad talent?
When hiring new grads at SpaceX, we look for students who have a solid academic record paired with hands on engineering experience. Many of our new grads have been integral members of competition teams such as Formula SAE, held internships at top companies, led class projects, supported on campus labs, or have worked on inventive ventures in their spare time. It is this type of hands on experience that sets our new grads apart and allows them to walk in the door and make an immediate impact. No matter what their background, a common thread among all the new grads we hire is their ability to innovate, a desire to bring excellence to everything they do, and the drive to never give up until the job is done.
What are the requirements of this specific position?
What happens after you apply?
- Bachelors or Masters in Computer/Electrical Engineering or other closely related discipline
- Strong knowledge or experience with one or more of the following:
- Designing and coding web based applications
- Coding skills in one or more language (C#, Ruby, Java, Python, Django, PHP, C++, Obj-C, etc.)
- High reliability, real time embedded systems
- Able to work effectively in a team centric environment
- Must be self-driven with strong organization and communication skills
- Strong preference will be shown to candidates with extensive hands-on project involvement, exceptional engineering capability, and drive to solve challenging problems
- Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
At SpaceX, we accept applications to general categories for our new grad positions as oppose to having students apply for a specific job. This allows us to identify top talent quickly and figure out the best place for them in the organization based on the student's interest, experience, and current needs of the company. We ask that you please only submit one application total to SpaceX's New Graduate section into whichever category best matches your educational/engineering focus. When applying, we highly encourage you to upload additional documents that show us just how great you really are. Videos, presentations, and pictures detailing your projects and experience are all strongly encouraged.
As needs arise, we will contact you if your background and experience are a fit for what we are looking for. Due to the large amount of applications we receive, we are not able to respond back to every person that applies unfortunately. If a position opens up now or 6 months from now that you are a good match for, we will contact you at that time.
If you have not received a call within a 6-12 month window and you have acquired additional experience that you'd like to make sure is evaluated, please feel free to revise your resume and upload a new version every year.
SpaceX visits many campuses for career fairs and tech talks throughout the year, attending these events will give you access to a recruiter who can give you more personalized advice for making your job search as successful as possible.
What is SpaceX all about?
SpaceX is a US based space technology company founded by its residing CEO and CTO, Elon Musk, the former co-founder of PayPal. The company's goal is to renew a sense of excellence in the space industry by disrupting the current paradigm of complacency and replacing it with innovation and commercialized price points; laying the foundation for a truly space-faring human civilization.
SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up; including electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engines. In-house development includes nearly all flight critical custom components amounting to approximately 85% of our vehicles both by mass and by value. Our development and production efforts represent some of the most dynamic and challenging technology development opportunities seen by any organization.
We operate in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including: competitive salary, stock options, medical/dental insurance and free gym memberships. By joining the SpaceX team, you are not just a part of history, you are making it.
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State
Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resource Department at (310) 363-6000.
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