EchoStar

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Good company

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Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Englewood, CO
Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Englewood, CO

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

Pros

there is enough room for creativity, leadership and innovation.

Cons

lack of better process , which can repeat the success and cycle every time without any surprises.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

keep up the good work.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Electrical Engineer Intern

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer Intern in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at EchoStar as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment. Friendly employees. Excellent learning opportunity. Excellent pay for an intern ($15/hr as a junior in college)

    Cons

    I really can't think of anything bad about this job. Occasionally there is downtime with nothing to do except look busy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Be the next cog in a broken system.

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    Current Employee - Web/UI Designer
    Current Employee - Web/UI Designer

    I have been working at EchoStar full-time

    Pros

    Great views of grey cubical walls filled with broken dreams.

    Cons

    -Management has no clear vision of product.
    -Customer dictates features as well as implementation.
    -Constant revolving door of talent leaving.
    -Contentious attitude/relationship with customer (DISH) that results in terrible finished products you can't be proud of.
    -Customer has no clear vision for the product and simply chases the latest shiny object seen on competitor's products. Has no interest when presented with new ideas from our design or R&D department if it's not something the competition isn't already doing. Short story: followers not innovators.
    -No support from our management to help push or jump start true innovation, only support to further implement the customer's bad ideas/will.
    -Terrible Health Coverage.
    -Mediocre 401k
    -Require Overtime.
    -Micromanaging upper management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust the people you hire to do their job, and spend your time keeping the team happy and challenged instead of trying to micromanage. Also, reward innovation, and stop turning the customer into the enemy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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