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Hughes Network Systems Reviews

Updated November 27, 2017
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Hughes Network Systems Chairman and CEO Pradman P. Kaul
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  • I had no complaints about work environment (in 11 reviews)

  • Very top heavy management, I anticipate a change coming in the next 3-5 years with a lot of the senior management retiring (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Sr Director Opertations"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Manufacturing Operations in Gaithersburg, MD
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Manufacturing Operations in Gaithersburg, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Network Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace, dynamic organization. Constant flow of new products. Challenging project and production schedules. Opportunities to use your skills and abilities to improve processes and environment. You can go as far as your ability and desire will take you.

    Cons

    Feverish pitch when new production ramps ups are in progress.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture
    Open Communication
    Have room to be creative
    Great Benefits
    Great work life balance

    Cons

    Hard to move up unless you really fight
    Location

  3. "Decent, Boring"

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff I in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff I in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is an extremely steady job, and can be helpful if you just want to skate through your career

    Cons

    Very little learning curve, jobs get tedious and repetitive. Tasks can be as simple as physical labor and just sitting around.

    Advice to Management

    Stop basing everything off of "Seniority".


  4. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Network Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Workplace Environment, Access to training

    Cons

    System implementations take a long time.

    Advice to Management

    Regular department meetings are key to success.


  5. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Network Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great people.

    Cons

    None that come to mind. Good growth opportunities.


  6. "MTS2"

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    Current Employee - MTS2
    Current Employee - MTS2
    Recommends

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Freedom to explore and implement new technologies.

    Cons

    Need more streamlining on the software processes.


  7. "Great internship"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work for an internship

    Cons

    Not a lot of tasks to be done. Needed to come up with my own ideas if I wanted to stay busy.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. Its a great place. Just come up with some more specific goals/projects for the marketing interns.

  8. "Good place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The work is interesting and the workforce is lean, so you get to work on more than you would at a larger company. Colleagues are top notch professionals. Everyone works hard and teamwork is the standard.

    Cons

    PTO accrual is very low.

    Advice to Management

    More communications to all employees. More flexible benefits.


  9. "Still new to company but great so far"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time

    Pros

    Able to Move up
    friendly work environments

    Cons

    Benefits
    Leave Accrual
    Top Heavy
    Political


  10. "Engineer 2"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time

    Pros

    Good to learn networking concepts

    Cons

    Lot of work and need to put long hours

    Advice to Management

    Bonus for long hours


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