SpaceX Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a SpaceX job interview, here are 29 interview questions and answer examples.

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At SpaceX we have some strong competitors. In your opinion, what makes us stand out from the others?

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List of 29 SpaceX Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    At SpaceX we have some strong competitors. In your opinion, what makes us stand out from the others?

  2. 2.

    What is your current salary?

  3. 3.

    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  4. 4.

    We are looking for specific post-secondary education for this role. Tell me about your post-secondary education and how it will help you in this position with SpaceX.

  5. 5.

    How have you demonstrated leadership ability when you were not in a leadership role?

  6. 6.

    How often do you think of innovations that will improve your work performance?

  7. 7.

    In your opinion, what is the biggest breakthrough in the aerospace and defense industry in the past decade?

  8. 8.

    Many of our industry competitors have their employees under a non-compete contract. Are you bound by any non-compete contract with your current employer?

  9. 9.

    Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.

  10. 10.

    How do you define success?

  11. 11.

    If you were given a choice, which work related task would you leave for last? Why?

  12. 12.

    There are numerous career avenues you can take with SpaceX. Which career path interests you the most?

  13. 13.

    At SpaceX we seek to hire only those with aerospace experience. Are you more experienced in the private or public aerospace industry?

  14. 14.

    The aerospace and defense industry is ever-changing. At SpaceX we seek to hire individuals with a keen interest in this industry. How do you stay up to date on aerospace related current events?

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    Because of the nature of business at SpaceX we conduct background checks on employees. This includes criminal background, credit, and education verification checks. Are you willing to comply?

  16. 16.

    Our goal is to be the top rated company in our industry. After researching SpaceX, what do you think we could improve on?

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    Confidentiality is of utmost importance to us at SpaceX. Are you willing to sign a confidentiality agreement, if hired?

  18. 18.

    Would you say you focus more on reasons why change will not work rather than adapting to new changes?

  19. 19.

    Have you progressed in your career as you have expected?

  20. 20.

    Who would you say inspires you?

  21. 21.

    Looking at your resume, it seems there are certain skills necessary for this position that do not stand out. How do you think you will be able to compensate for these missing skills?

  22. 22.

    Tell me about an achievement you are proud of. What did you find challenging about it?

  23. 23.

    How do you like to encourage ideas in others?

  24. 24.

    How do you think your early career will help you succeed in this position?

  25. 25.

    Your workload will be large at SpaceX. How do you balance life and work?

  26. 26.

    Looking at your resume, I see multiple gaps between employments, what were you doing during those gaps?

  27. 27.

    Do you believe it is possible to be a good team member yet disagree with the leader?

  28. 28.

    Are you actively interviewing with other companies, and are you close to offer stage with anyone?

  29. 29.

    How do you manage your time?