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Former Employee - Senior Engineer
Former Employee - Senior Engineer

I worked at EchoStar full-time for more than a year

Pros

On the Job Training. Free Dish Network, Exposure to Video compression and uplink technoligy. 4x10 hr work weeks

Cons

Below industry wages. Slow advancement, Below average medical plans. No support from Sr. Management for employees.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

My advise to management is to hire good employees and work to retain them by providing competitive wages, benefits, and advancement possibilities. If you treat your employees well they will respond w/ dedication to your service and customers. The feeling amongst employees is that management cares more about the equipment then them.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for EchoStar

  1.  

    Love innovation and a drive to succeed

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Denver, CO (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Denver, CO (US)

    I have been working at EchoStar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Open atmosphere to innovate. Lots of challenges. Flexibility exists once you prove yourself. If you have a thirst for knowledge and can bring ideas you will be heard. Great open door policy. HR is dong its best to remove the old DISH culture. Things are significantly better with a top company growth attitude.

    Cons

    Not for the faint of heart. Need to be adaptable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less micromanagement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not a bad place to start

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II  in  Englewood, CO (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Englewood, CO (US)

    I have been working at EchoStar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    you learn a lot (when you join right out of college)
    you get put on projects immediately

    Cons

    pretty bad management (as far as planning, architecture etc goes)

    Disapproves of CEO
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