ViaSat
3.4 of 5 107 reviews
www.viasat.com Carlsbad, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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One of the best companies to work for in the US

Marketing Communications (Former Employee)
Carlsbad, CA

ProsGreat corporate culture and compensation. Company rewards success and encourages personal achievement and growth.

ConsNothing to complain about here. Management is very receptive to employee requests.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Not a great place for Software Developers

    Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Carlsbad, CA

    I worked at ViaSat full-time for more than a year


    Pros: -Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, chiropractic/wellness, gym membership, coffee house in the company, tuition reimbursement and… Cons: -Very understaffed and lots of overtime involved. -The salary isn't competitive enough for software developers -If you're a software person, this is not the place for you.… Advice to Senior Management: Seriously value your better engineers, and provide a room to grow for them. Don't… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Pockets of technical competancy, Understaffed, with consitently unrealistic scheduling. Abusive middle management

    Senior Electrical Engineer (Former Employee)
    Carlsbad, CA

    I worked at ViaSat full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The company is founded by engineers, so in pricniple is an engineering oriented organization. Engineers actually have their won offices and are not relegated to… Cons: Many groups are highly political and not open to oustsiders or innovative design approaches. Many extrapolate the success of a handful of organizations and a… Advice to Senior Management: The upper management needs to seriously address the problems with some of their more aggressive middle management who are more focused on placing blame and… 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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