Space Systems/Loral
3.2 of 5 94 reviews
www.ssloral.com Palo Alto, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great work life balance, not much learning opportunity.

Electrical Engineer (Current Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at Space Systems/Loral full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat work life balance. Decent compensation, flexible hours and good benefits

Consoutdated technology, and not much learning opportunities. If you are a fresh grad, be very careful of getting stuck.

Advice to Senior Managementnot bad at all

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Disappointing Company That Treats Its Employees Poorly

Engineer (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I worked at Space Systems/Loral full-time for more than a year


Pros: *You learn some interesting things about satellite hardware and the nuances of the commercial satellite industry. *Additionally, you get to work with some smart senior engineers… Cons: *Unfortunately, Loral is full of bad managers who make the working experience so much worse than it needs to be. *Be prepared to deal with a… Advice to Senior Management: Space Systems/Loral has the potential to be a good, innovative technical company, but unfortunately much of the management is just incompetent. You will help your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Decent Salary, but not much innovation. Lack of positive work environment. No fun/social activities

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at Space Systems/Loral full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: The schedule is flexible, but unexpected after hour weekend… Cons: There is a strong legacy environment of micro-managing. You are given job to do but you have no control of any of the variables.… Advice to Senior Management: Add more social events. Spend money on innovation/R&D. Give people responsibility by making them accountable, stop the micro-management.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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