Space Systems/Loral
3.2 of 5 101 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

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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