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Found 410 of over 447 reviews
3.8
71% Recommend to a Friend
EchoStar President and CEO Hamid Akhavan
86% Approve of CEO

Found 403 of over 447 reviews

3.8
71%
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86%
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EchoStar President and CEO Hamid Akhavan
Hamid Akhavan
8 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Good people to work with and very skilled at their job.(in 39 reviews)
  • "If you are looking for a 9 to 5 job and want a good work/life balance.(in 16 reviews)
  • "Good coworkers, not difficult to get along with, many are very helpful and even competent.(in 14 reviews)
  • "Great team to work with for the most part(in 10 reviews)
  • "Great work environment.(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Decent longevity

    Nov 7, 2022 - Engineering Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    If you pay your dues and find your niche and place in the structure, you can generate a fairly rewarding career.

    Cons

    Employees tend to remain unnoticed unless the right managers witness their actions . A lot of people cannot exist in this environment and leave. If you can tough it out and prove your worth, the wait pays off.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Good work-life balance

    Nov 25, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A Good work life balance.

    Cons

    A lot of work is still old school.

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good culture for a large organization

    Oct 26, 2022 - Vice President 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Solid leadership, culture of innovation, smart people, independence without micromanagement but with accountability, focus, collaboration, well managed in terms of fiscal responsibility

    Cons

    Typical challenges of large high tech companies, less driven employees may feel lost or left behind, may feel dated

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    None

    Oct 18, 2022 - Bie 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    secured job, slow growth but will learn

    Cons

    none, hierarchy is a drawback

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great company to work for

    Sep 8, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very diverse company with a collaborative work environment. Pays above market.

    Cons

    Lacks some culture values and modern thinking

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  7. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Diverse technology but management does not understand the benefits of remote work and is still living in old times

    Sep 11, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer in Germantown, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good opportunity to learn multiple diverse technologies ,

    Cons

    Remote work is not encouraged by management which is still living in old age. They don't understand the difference in work for a software engineer v/s a lab or factory setting.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Goood place to work if you are a self-starter

    Aug 8, 2022 - Manager II 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management has been hands off for the most part

    Cons

    Long term upward mobility is pretty stagnant.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Echostar Review

    Sep 9, 2022 - Systems Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very good work, directly relating to systems engineering field. Good use of skills

    Cons

    In-person work was executive management decision, extremely unpopular

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  10. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Not Great

    Aug 25, 2022 - Executive Customer Representative in Denver, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Will pretty much hire anybody Can eventually move into a corporate position if you put in your time at the call center

    Cons

    Massive employee turnover, due to not really treating their employees well Excessive micromanagement Culture is not great

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good workplace with good work life balance

    Jul 8, 2022 - MTS-3 Software Test Engineer in Germantown, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people to work with and very skilled at their job. Super nice manager

    Cons

    Healthcare benefits are horrible to the point

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EchoStar Reviews FAQs

EchoStar has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 447 reviews left anonymously by employees. 71% of employees would recommend working at EchoStar to a friend and 61% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, EchoStar employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at EchoStar. This rating has improved by 14% over the last 12 months.

71% of EchoStar employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated EchoStar 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at EchoStar to be workplace, career development, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, management, benefits.

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