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Nice work and learning experience, however unpredictable career

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Current Employee - Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at Space Systems/Loral full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Pay is fair and co-workers are nice.

Cons

Expected to work more than you are paid for.

Advice to Management

Until there is no more frequent turn over, the morale will not improve.

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    Lots of smart and motivated people, lots of tribal knowledge, lots of resistance to change.

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    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Space Systems/Loral full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Cool stuff to work on, intelligent co-workers, good salary

    Cons

    Ups and Downs of aerospace, watch out for layoffs. Lots of program pressure, not much understanding of how to innovate products in the 21st century. Most facilities are a bit long-in-the-tooth, could use some updating.

    Advice to Management

    Hire some younger, more in-touch people to help with the R&D efforts.


  2. satisfying work in the insular aerospace industry

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Space Systems/Loral full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    exciting work, global travel, quality compensation/work-life balance. Working with flight hardware can be extremely rewarding, especially when your hardware is launched and begins on-orbit function.

    Cons

    risks to flight hardware(stress), legacy hardware and processes, niche experience. This is an indusry very much still living in the 50s and 60s but still on the cutting edge of technology.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace IT


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