Loral Space Reviews

Updated Feb 7, 2018

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3.7
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Loral Space Vice Chairman, President, and CEO Mickey Targoff
Mickey Targoff
6 Ratings
  1. "Engineering Specialist"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Reliability Engineering Specialist in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Loral Space full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cool industry leader in High Powered Telecom satellites, awesome history, great location

    Cons

    Promotions move slowly because people stay at this company for life...it is that good.

  2. "Nice company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Loral Space full-time

    Pros

    Nice people. Nice company. Nice.

    Cons

    I don't have a con.


  3. "Communication Vehicle Engineer"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Loral Space full-time

    Pros

    You get to work with some really neat technology and get to go to launch base

    Cons

    Long hours, working weekends during main testing phases. Poor work life balance

  4. "Wonderful company to work for. They provide opportunities for growth and it is a family atmosphere."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loral Space full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company is small but they are involved in many inventive areas and there is a lot going on within the company. There are opportunities to meet new people and learn from them. Senior management are helpful and approachable. There is the sense that everyone is "in it together".

    Cons

    The small size of the company could be a drawback for some individuals. There is no room for "hiding" no "anonymity" it's all "hands on deck".

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  5. "Loral Space"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Main Body Bus Subsystems in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loral Space for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay, atmosphere, location, coworkers were great

    Cons

    type of work (lots of computer time, little hands on)

  6. "It's OK. Not a huge fan of an old-age technology"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loral Space full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    work-life is pretty awesome....only working more than 40 hours during certain phases of a program

    Cons

    bored a lot of times. if you're old, this is a perfect gig. average age of a Loral employee is 50. says it all.

  7. "The major benefit has been the varied opportunities that present themselves for personal career growth"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Senior Electrical Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Loral Space

    Pros

    This is a growing company with lots of opportunity to demonstrate leadership and to grow ones self professionally.

    Cons

    Processes involved in building satellites can be strict and confining. While understandable in light of the requirement for reliability in the space environment, this can be daunting for the uninitiated.

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  8. "A great place to work and an excellent experience."

    5.0
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    Production Planning Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loral Space

    Pros

    Fantastic product that helps and touches everyone - satellites. Small Company. Great pride and ownership. Excellent Company Leadership. Promotes from within. Good benefits. Friendly employees. Very knowledgable employees. Good teamwork. Excellent pay for performance.

    Cons

    Far from where I live, the commute is getting very taxing. Old buildings and old furniture. Not enough paid holidays.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "The space industry has gone down the tubes."

    1.0
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    Senior Quality Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Loral Space

    Pros

    The space filght hardaware is intresting.

    Cons

    The working conditionds and managment practices are poor at best.

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  10. "sales"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Istanbul
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loral Space full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    it is allowed to drink alcohol while working

    Cons

    managers have employers work too hard

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