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Updated 27 Sep 2019

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Hughes Network Systems CEO Pradman P. Kaul
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113 Ratings
  1. "Mechanical Designer"

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    Mechanical Engineer in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Hughes Network Systems for less than a year

    Pros

    Had work out room and cafeteria on property.

    Cons

    I had no complaints about work environment.

    Hughes Network Systems2016-01-22
  2. Helpful (1)

    "A good start but not a good place to stay"

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    Systems Engineer in Damascus, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems for more than a year

    Pros

    Pretty laid back work environment

    Cons

    Very unfriendly and unsocial people working here. It also lacks a lot of diversity.

    Hughes Network Systems2015-11-09
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Just ok"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Network Systems

    Pros

    Benefits are great, some of the best I've had.

    Cons

    Big brother atmosphere, not conducive to positive work environment to grow into. People are not efficient and you end up doing more unnecessary work. Company does not allow telecommuting.

    Hughes Network Systems2015-10-22
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Not a good company to work with"

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    Member of Technical Staff II Software Engineer in Gaithersburg, MD
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems for less than a year

    Pros

    Stable, easy hiring process, sponsors H1

    Cons

    No work life balance Work environment discouraging Compensation not competitive to market No growth No basic facilities in office like cafeteria,only the main office has

    Advice to Management

    Improve work environment

    Hughes Network Systems2015-11-06
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Worst place to work"

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    MTS-2 in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems

    Pros

    - nothing is good about this company

    Cons

    - bad work environment - no good benefits - no learning curve

    Hughes Network Systems2015-09-02
  6. "Good mentor program"

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    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems

    Pros

    New higher buddy Good company perks

    Cons

    seems very cramped, work environment is mediocre

    Hughes Network Systems2015-06-01
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Financial Analyst in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    relaxed work environment, everyone has been there for along time with a lot of knowledge

    Cons

    lack for career growth. management is only focused on stuff that relates to their bonus

    Advice to Management

    get rid of the layers of management and unproductive employees

    Hughes Network Systems2015-03-05
  8. "Stable company with growth potential."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hughes Network Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits with advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Demanding work environment, but it's worth it for the experience.

    Advice to Management

    Continually value key employees and stay customer focused.

    Hughes Network Systems2014-10-07
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Overworked underpaid"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hughes Network Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - interesting technology - not the worst work environment

    Cons

    - management heavy - benefits went for a toss after Echostar took over - low pay - 20th century tools and processes

    Advice to Management

    pay more if you expect top performing employees to stick around

    Hughes Network Systems2014-04-25
  10. "Hughes Network Systems is one of the Best Places I have ever worked"

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    Former Employee - Employee Services in Gaithersburg, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hughes Network Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    HNS has great benefits and the work environment is exceptional. Management tries to listen to employees and keep them updated on what is going on in the company.

    Cons

    While I worked there teleworking was not allowed.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to the needs of the employees.

    Hughes Network Systems2014-03-02
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