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Sling Media Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2019

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3.5
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75%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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Michael Hawkey
28 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Zero, zip, nada work life balance(in 8 reviews)

  • "Parent company (Echostar) doesn't understand (more accurately doesn't care) how to motivate and retain key talent in the Valley(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome working culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Sling Media full-time

    Pros

    Pays well Working culture is good No time restriction

    Cons

    Office location is in ORT

    Sling Media2018-09-11
  2. "Senior Developer"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Sling Media full-time

      Pros

      * Good product and technology * Good facilities

      Cons

      Work life balance is poor.

      Sling Media2019-07-16
    • "A great place to work and learn"

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      Current Employee - Senior Software QA Engineer in Bangalore
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Sling Media full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      1)- very Stable and secured company 2)- work life balance is very good 3)- learning is unlimited 4)- Work environment is very good 5)- peoples are very talented and cooperative

      Cons

      1)- Recognization is less as compare to other company 2)- Very unnesseary process are getting followed Other than this everything is good

      Advice to Management

      Management need to improve there Work process

      Sling Media2019-06-26
    • "Nice place to work"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Sling Media full-time

        Pros

        Good opportunities to learn.

        Cons

        Not many in house products.

        Advice to Management

        Productise more POCs and leverage latest technologies in existing products.

        Sling Media2019-05-31
      • "Nice place to work"

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        Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Bangalore
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Sling Media full-time for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Very good oppurtunities Chance to work with brilliant minds Innovative product lineup

        Cons

        Expectations are very high Work pressure is more

        Sling Media2019-05-06
      • "Good Company but poor manager"

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        Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Bangalore
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Sling Media full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        1. Good work culture. 2. Helpful team members. 3. Good company policies. 4. Good compensation. 5. Get to work on new technologies

        Cons

        1. Bad salary hike during appraisal. 2. Once you receive your variable pay, and leave the company within 6 months, you have to pay back 1/2 the amount as recovery l. 3. Too many meetings affect productivity 4. Some managers don't know how to talk to engineers Company is good but if you are part of the bigdata team then please don't join. The project manager will make your life hell.

        Advice to Management

        Nothing as such. Company is good.

        Sling Media2019-05-10
      • Helpful (1)

        "Great company."

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        Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Sling Media full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Good culture. Breakfast and Lunch. Sport Events from time to time. No ego in seniors. Ideas are welcomed. Great management and HR

        Cons

        Hike is a bit less but experience is good overall.

        Advice to Management

        You guys are doing great.

        Sling Media2019-04-02
      • "Good for Growth"

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        Current Employee - Lead in Bangalore
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Sling Media full-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Easy going Culture Provides opportunity for growth Innovative in some aspects Lot of brilliant people

        Cons

        Has lot of potential, but growth of the organisation is limited

        Advice to Management

        Keep up the good work.

        Sling Media2019-01-24
      • "Good Company to work for"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Sling Media full-time

        Pros

        1. Good learning opportunity 2. You will get the opportunity to work on new technologies every now and then. 3. Amazing workspace. 4. Free breakfast and snacks. 5. Competitive salary 6. WFH facility is available 7. Flexible working hours 8. Helpful colleagues

        Cons

        1. Too much micro-management 2. The SAFe agile process results in having too many meetings, hence resulting in less time to complete your work in office hours.

        Sling Media2019-01-24
      • "Good place to work if one is looking for experience in streaming techs"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

        I have been working at Sling Media full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        1. Intelligent peers and leads. 2. You will get the ownership feeling of the modules. 3. Flexible timings.

        Cons

        1. Poor project management. Over commitment by leads regarding deliverables. 2. Mostly things ends at POC level.

        Sling Media2018-10-22
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