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started out with networking
Network Operations Technician (Former Employee), Germantown, MDSeptember 4, 2014
Pros: great team
learned a lot about networking and the business practices of integrated network systems
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great engineering company
Documentation Manager (Former Employee), Germantown, MDSeptember 3, 2014
Pros: quarterly parties, christmas party
see resume for job responsibilities. I had a great manager. I supported the entire software engineering department including the Sr. VP of SW engineering.

Had great co workers. The most enjoyable part of the job was the relationships I established while at HNS.
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Good place to start your career
Lead Mechanical Engineer - Product Development (Current Employee), Germantown, MDAugust 8, 2014
Good place to start your career right out of school. Get a lot of responsibility and get to learn from long-tenured engineers. Benefits and salary are not competitive though.
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production and repair ,assemble
Electronic Assembler and Repair (Former Employee), Gaithersburg, MDJune 3, 2014
Pros: free coffee
Cons: 15 minute break
Accomplishments; Noted by managers for demontrating high efficiency, working whit complex technical equipement repair and maintenance.
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Was great before Echostar
Principal Financial Analyst (Former Employee), Germantown, MDMay 15, 2014
This used to be a great company, until Echostar bought them. Benefits have been slashed to the bare minimum and people are generally unhappy.
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Good development work
Principal Engineer (Former Employee), Germantown, MDFebruary 21, 2014
Pros: job work
Cons: compensation
Opportunity to do development work and great work/life balance.
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Its ok
Intern (Former Employee), Germantown, MDDecember 1, 2013
Its ok. The company is a good work place to learn. My supervisor is very knowledgeable and was able to communicate well. But the company has its own challenges.
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Great team to work with
Warranty Repair Technician (Former Employee), Gaithersburgh, mdOctober 14, 2013
THe warranty section pretty much ran itself without much input from management. It was a great team that was self-motivated and highly skilled.
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Hughes has changed since I worked there.
Executive Assistant (Former Employee), Germantown, MDJune 25, 2013
When I worked at Hughes, it was great. The company has been sold to EchoStar so I can't really comment on how it is run any longer. I have tons of friends there who are not looking to leave but they say that the culture has changed dramatically.
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Great Company, Great benefits, great people
Wireline Provisioning Administrator (Current Employee), Germantown, MDMay 28, 2013
Hughes has been a great company to work for. They provide training classes and have a full service cafeteria. They offer Vacation time and sick days.
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Educational
Move product from pre-stage warehouse (Former Employee), Gaithersburg, MDMay 11, 2013
Being a bridge between line assemblers and warehouse;
Doing perpetual inventory and make sure theoretical quantities matches with physical one.
I always enjoyed this job.
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good growth opportunities
Principal Accountant (Current Employee), Gaithersburg MarylandApril 28, 2013
excellent learning experience, work llife balance is not so good,diversified culture,
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Customer service department
Executive Customer Care (Current Employee), Germantown, MDJanuary 22, 2013
Handle executive cases from inception thru frutition in a timely/effective manner to resolve customer concerns.
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Very good oppportunity for gaining work skills.
Inventory Control Specialist (Former Employee), Germantown, MDNovember 26, 2012
Fast passed environment, great team work. A bit stressful with schedules but fullfilling indeed. Family atmosphere with lots of advancement possiblities.
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Successful Regional Manager
Manager of Engineering (Former Employee), Memphis, TNOctober 5, 2012
Pros: great work experience
I managed locations from Kentucky to Louisiana. This position required working with Contractors, Vendors, Company Directors and VP's. Also managing to to mantain schedules, work logs and traveling 85% of the time. I started as a tech and after being promoted twice I landed a management position.
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Best Lead Technician position anyone could ask for
Senior Technical Lead (Former Employee), San Diego, CASeptember 27, 2012
Pros: really good company, great people.
Cons: not any
• Supervised and scheduled the work activities for 4 test technicians and 4 test operators in a production test environment for digital cellular and in-flight phone products.
• Assigned to design engineering to assist with the transition of new digital cellular products from engineering development to production and test.
• Responsible for the testing – more... and troubleshooting of production test failures. – less
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Work and life balance, great benefits
Production qualification tester, MTS-3 (Former Employee), Germantown, MDApril 29, 2012
It was a fun place to work at.
Not a great place for career development but you get lot of time to do something of your own.
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Quality Engineer Quality Manager
Quality Engineer (contractor) (Former Employee), Germantown, MDApril 17, 2012
I have over 25 years experience in managing quality management systems. My management activities include:
Supplier quality management, (foreign suppliers I have worked with and visited included, Scotland, Germany, England, Mexico)
Performing a variety of quality audits, (internal, supplier, 3rd party audits)
CAPA development and management, (continuous – more... improvement, problem solving)
Collecting and reporting on quality metrics,
Management of the companies document control system,
Preparing quality data for management reviews,
Managing control of non-conforming materials which included RMA processing,
Gathering data to formalize customer required failure analysis reporting,
Dealing with customers to resolve issues related to product quality and service quality,
Training company personnel on their roles and responsibilities for maintaining the corporate quality management system,
Providing assistance in manufacturing for developing and writing work instructions,
Working with individual departments to establish metrics and help set goals,
Chairing the company core QMS teams.
Developing total quality management documentations to comply with quality standards such as:
ISO 9000,
TL 9000,
ISO 13485, and
ISO 17025.
My experience has also included documenting internal requirements associated with military standards such as:
MIL-PRF-38534,
MIL-STD-883,
MIL-STD-202 – less

May 22, 2012

Why did you post your resume instead of a company review? I there is another place on the site for that.

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Great benefits...
HR Coordinator (Current Employee), Germantown, MDMarch 9, 2012
Cons: compensation, promotion from within
Hughes is a great company that has been around for over 35 years. They offer great benefits and work/ life balance is very nice.

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