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SpaceX Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 29

What is your current salary?

SpaceX Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What is your current salary?

  2. 2.

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

  3. 3.

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

  4. 4.

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

  5. 5.

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

  6. 6.

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

  7. 7.

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

  8. 8.

    How do you define success?

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    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?

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    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?

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

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

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

  14. 14.

    How do you manage your time?

  15. 15.

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

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

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

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

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    How do you like to encourage ideas in others?

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

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

  22. 22.

    Who would you say inspires you?

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    Have you progressed in your career as you have expected?

  24. 24.

    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  25. 25.

    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.

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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?

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

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

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    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?