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4 days ago

Security Engineer II

EchoStar Denver, CO

• Identify, implement, audit, and enforce security measures in order to improve STB security including, operating system (Linux) hardening, source… EchoStar


4 days ago

Software Engineer II-Embedded C/C++

EchoStar Denver, CO

• Design, develop, and test embedded C and JavaScript code for the Virtual Joey and set top box. • Develop code based on requirements documents… EchoStar


1 day ago

Broadcast Operations Technician II – new

EchoStar Phoenix, AZ

• Responsible for on-air content. • Performs technical quality control checks and troubleshooting on a large Digital Broadcast Satellite system to… EchoStar


4 days ago

Engineer I - Mechanical

EchoStar Denver, CO

will include creating 3d part and assembly designs as well as 2d part print documentation; set-top box component design and qualification; and… EchoStar


4 days ago

Senior Systems Engineer

EchoStar Boulder, CO

• Administer/maintain a wide variety of servers, switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and other devices. • Monitor/analyze system… EchoStar


6 days ago

Senior Engineer - Software Test

EchoStar Denver, CO

• Responsible for one or more service areas and will be expected to have the technical expertise as well as the necessary people skills to implement… EchoStar


6 days ago

Senior Staff Engineer - Systems

EchoStar Denver, CO

• Participate in the Daily Scrum with the Scrum Master and the Agile Development Team • Work with Product Owner to write User Stories that ensure… EchoStar


4 days ago

Senior Staff Engineer- Ruby

EchoStar Boulder, CO

• Working with the product owner, and the UI developer to define, design and implement new backend services for backend and mobile client for… EchoStar


EchoStar Reviews

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EchoStar President, CEO, and Director Michael T. Dugan
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64 Ratings
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    If you're in the right area, this company can be 'ok'

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Englewood, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Englewood, CO

    I worked at EchoStar full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very stable employment.
    In certain areas, the work can be very cutting-edge
    In certain areas (ExpressVu), they can be reasonable about expected work and project management.

    Cons

    The respect for people in other groups or as employees can be nonexistent at times, on all ladders of the company. In one company all-team-meeting, the CEO was asked about the employees working 12-hour days in a Pennsylvania-based facility, and his response was "it's great you have the work." and really didn't see their problem of, "hey, we would like to go home" as stated in the question.

    Group-to-group, internally, the game of "ask for everything like you needed it yesterday whether you do or not" happens entirely too often.

    Within the software group doing the flagship set-top-boxes for Dish, unbelievably unrealistic deadlines are made in some effort to drive a product and 'incentivize' working weekends. In the end, software engineering becomes an exercise in managing technical debt and covering-up bugs or hacking things together so you get your evenings and weekends back from overpromises of management.

    Don't think for a second your heroics will be rewarded when it comes time for raises.

    Quite a bit of the problems have to do with the fact that it's a hardware engineering company, and software is usually the last thing between a product collecting dust and generating revenue---I don't think that is ever going to change.

    I had said in a previous review that this is a good place to start your career, and, I'm not sure that is entirely accurate. It's good in that it's a stable job with very minimal politics at the entry-level. It's bad in that the development of maturity as a software engineer, is lacking. Things like estimation, architecture, and maturity in product-ownership can be hard to develop if you don't go out on-a-limb and get it yourself.

    ...but overall, at the end of the day, it's not a horrific place to work if you need the money.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop your product against a vision rather than sycophantic obedience of management when they see what's available currently at Best Buy.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Disapproves of CEO

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