GeoEye

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GeoEye Reviews

26 Reviews
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  1.  

    Very chill, nice people to work with.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Space Systems Engineer in Thornton, CO
    Current Employee - Space Systems Engineer in Thornton, CO

    I have been working at GeoEye full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great work environment. Quiet. People are very open minded, easy going

    Cons

    Too quiet. Not too much structure.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Decent smaller company which was then acquired...

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at GeoEye full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, relatively small with good opportunities for folks willing to work hard, benefits package was better than competition's. Company experience varied greatly depending on what department you were in.

    Cons

    Was predominantly understaffed, lacked organized priorities and consolidated vision when executing projects.

    Recently acquired by Digital Globe, its primary competitor. Several offices are being closed or repurposed. Go elsewhere until the dust settles.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Loved working for GeoEye but not too sure what the future holds

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at GeoEye full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great people. Fast paced environment.

    Cons

    Recently merged with DigitalGlobe. Major layoffs of talented people and no clear indication of what the future holds for VA employees.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    GeoEye (now DigitalGlobe) great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Salesforce Administrator in Northglenn, CO
    Current Employee - Salesforce Administrator in Northglenn, CO

    I have been working at GeoEye as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly people, caring bosses, lots of positive feedback.

    Cons

    Nothing. I just wish I would be put on Permanent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    good people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Security Analyst in Thornton, CO
    Current Employee - IT Security Analyst in Thornton, CO

    I have been working at GeoEye full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good people that have same goal

    Cons

    management does not care about anyone other than themselves

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Interesting work with good benefits and time off

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Mission Controller in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Associate Mission Controller in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at GeoEye full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    flexible schedule
    fun con workers
    challenging and interesting work
    allowed to work independently

    Cons

    shift work can be tiring

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good place to work, friendly and helpful co-workers and team, growing company that needs to respond to internal growth

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Operations in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Operations in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at GeoEye

    Pros

    Great co-workers who are friendly, helpful and highly intelligent
    Growing company with some room for advancement
    Tuition reimbursment and encouragment to gain advanced knowledge and develop professionally
    Teams and employees seem receptive to new ideas and suggestions for improvements/implementations to increase efficiency

    Cons

    Some lack of internal communication and systems support due to rapid growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in systems reengineering for improved overall efficiency and customer support as well as accurate insight into business cycles, reportable metrics and internal performance assessments.

    Recommends
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Wake up and pay your low lvel techies market rate (I'm not 1)

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Chief Bottle Washer in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Chief Bottle Washer in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at GeoEye

    Pros

    Flexable work time.
    G8 health ins. they actually pay when your sick and cover many doc.'s hospital ect.
    Good 401k plan Matching upto 4% and the investment choices are mostly good reputable mutual funds.

    Cons

    Location, St Louis is inexpensive but utterly uninspiring.
    Lots of overtime diring lauch windows (I'm on salary)
    The left hand at times subverts the right hand and vise versa.
    Compensation of higher level people is pretty good but the lower-entery level people are paid so little that they leave after 6months to a year (just enough time that you really get them productive). They find out they can get a 60% salary increase acroos town.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the tech people. Eliminate the heat ticket system.
    Reduce Thortons attempted take over of the corperate culture, they were sold as a dieing comany rife with customer disatifaction and "big aerospace" problems.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good Company

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GeoEye full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible with time, interesting work, good compensation and benefits. Smart and friendly workforce.

    Cons

    Directors and Managers with no Project Management experience leading projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication is key.

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    To many cons for working at GeoEye

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GeoEye

    Pros

    Good health benefits and generous time off.

    Cons

    The company doesn't have a clear strategic direction. Communication between management and employees is very poor. No professional growth and low salaries.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more competitve salaries and listen to your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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