Welcome to the Spacenet Career Site
Spacenet provides a comprehensive range of communications solutions to help nationwide multi-site organizations manage their networks more efficiently and effectively. Learn more about the company and why Spacenet is a great place to work!
Working at Spacenet
We are looking for dynamic, resourceful individuals to join our team. We offer a broad range of possibilities for career growth and development. Regardless of your chosen field, each step in your career path at Spacenet offers valuable hands-on experience that will help develop your skills and prepare you for advancement.
Spacenet understands the importance of high-quality, highly-motivated employees in maintaining our position as a satellite industry leader. That's why we provide the training and development necessary to help you achieve your career goals and succeed at the highest possible level.
Be a part of a dynamic company that creates innovative technology in a supportive environment. Click here for Spacenet's current openings and check back often for updates.
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Spacenet offers a choice of two Medical Plans through CIGNA 90-50 plan and 80/60 plan. Both health care options are available on the first day of employment and offer full coverage levels to include spouses and/or children.
Employees can choose a Preferred Dentist Program (PDP) with deductibles or a Co-pay program without deductibles, all though through MetLife. Preventive cleanings are covered at 100% in-network and basic care is covered at 80%.
Vision care is offered through the Vision Service Plan (VSP). Employee’s standard eye exams are covered every 12 months with a $10.00 co-pays. VSP offers one pair of glasses every 24 months with a $25.00 co-pay.
Spacenet offers company-paid Basic Life Insurance at two-times salary to a maximum of $500,000 for employees. Employees may elect up to an additional two-times salary up to $500,000 more. Additional coverage options available for employees, spouses, and children.
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
Spacenet offers company-paid AD&D benefit. Additional coverage may be purchased in $10k increments up to $500,000 for the employee. Additional coverage options are available for spouses, and children. Business Travel Insurance (BTI) is also provided to employees.
The company provides paid Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD) with a 60% benefit.
The Spacenet 401 (K) plan, currently administered by T. Rowe Price, is a defined contribution plan designed to provide you with greater financial security at the time of your retirement, disability, termination of employment or death. The company matches dollar per dollar up to the first 3% you contribute; plus 50% of the next 3% you contribute. You become 100% vested in the value of the company matching contributions after three years of eligible service. Spacenet offers 19 investment options from which to choose.
Aflac offers additional coverage in case of accident or illness, to assure Hospital Protection, Personal Accident Indemnity, Personal Cancer Treatment, Plan, Personal Disability Income Protector, and Specified Health Event Protection.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Our Flexible Spending Accounts or FSA allow employees to set aside money to pay for certain health and dependent daycare expenses before taxes are taken out from their pay. By utilizing our FSA, employees save pretax dollars for their use of medical or dental deductibles, copays as well as expenses related to dependent care.
Employee Assistance Program
Spacenet offers confidential service that provides support to individuals and their families relating to counseling , mental health and substance abuse treatments. Other services include tax consultations and financial planning
Group Legal Plan
Our group Legal Plan covers you and your dependents family members with: Wills, Home Purchases, Business, Leases, Bills & Debt, Health/Medical Care Issues, Traffic Tickets, Child Support, Divorce, Credit Issues, Disputes, and Much More. Employees may elect this plan at the time of hire.
Veterinary Pet Insurance policies cover medical problems and conditions related to accidents and illnesses (including cancer) for pets. We offer a 5% group discount for 1 pet, 10% group discount for 2-3 pets.
A personal property insurance program is offered through MetLife that allows you to apply to obtain smarter, more complete auto, home and other types of personal property insurance at special group rates.
Paid Time Off & Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Spacenet, Inc. provides Paid Time Off (PTO), an accrued, flexible time-off program, which may be used for any reason: vacation, sickness, family illness, or any personal matter. Employees with up to 2 years service, accrue 18 days per year. Employees with 3-4 years of service, accrue 23 days per year. Those with 5-12 years of service, accrue 24+ and 13+ years of service, accrue 32 days per year.
Each year the company offers 8 Company-paid holidays include major holidays.
- New Years Day
- Independence Day
- Presidents Day
- Labor Day
- Memorial Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day After Thanksgiving
- Christmas Day
It is Spacenet’s practice to grants leave to those employees who face the loss of an immediate family member and require time off from work.
It is the practice of Spacenet to grant time to support leaves of absence to employees who perform military reserve duty, National Guard training, and who perform emergency fire and medical services during a national emergency declared by the President or Congress.
It is Spacenet’s practice to support requests for leave to perform employee’s civic duty by serving as a juror.
Training & Development
This practice is intended to assist regular full-time employees with professional development opportunities in their current positions or possible future positions within Spacenet. Spacenet recognizes the importance of continuing education by offering reimbursement for courses of study that support both current business goals and broader future strategies of the Company while meeting the individual aspirations of employees.
Employees who are attending an accredited college or university, and taking classes relative to their current position are eligible for reimbursement of the cost of tuition, books, and fees. Payment is a percentage based upon grades received, with an annual cap of $4,000 for undergraduate courses, and $7,000 for graduate studies. New employees are immediately eligible for Educational Assistance for classes which begin after their start date.
Incentives, Recognition and Discounts
Spacenet believes that our talented staff is a great resource to assist in finding new talent for the organization. We offer our employees an Employee Referral Bonus of $3000.00 for each referral hired.
We recognize our employees exceptional performance through our President’s Operational Award of Excellence. This award recognizes employee achievements in the workplace as well those who have demonstrated significant results in the past year.
Spacenet offers discounts on entrance to amusement parks, movies, museums and area retailers at TicketsatWork.com
Seasonal events are scheduled to serve as an employee morale booster and to say thank you for all your hard work. Employees can enjoy activities such as picnics, baseball games and other fun filled entertainment.
Spacenet believes in employee preventative health care and wellness. Our health fair keeps employees informed about the most updated information regarding their health, nutrition, weight, and allergy treatment.
Spacenet supports employee wellness by encouraging fitness through the use of our local fitness facilities. Spacenet pays a large portion of the employee’s annual membership fees.
We offer several on-site services to help our employees balance the demands of everyday life. These services provide a convenient way to better accomplish those regular life demands.
- Full-service cafeteria
- In house Massage
- Flu Shots
- Cholesterol and Glucose Screening
- Dry Cleaning Services
- Red Cross Blood Drives
- Cleaning Car Service
- Near-by Shopping and soon to be metro access
Spacenet understands the importance of giving back to the community and strives to provide opportunities for our employees to support those in need. Throughout the year we provide opportunities to donate including a toy drive during the holidays and donate blood to the Red Cross during our yearly drive. Read the stories below to see how Spacenet employees are giving back.
One Spacenet employee, Omar Rafik, assisted with relief efforts in Haiti after the devastating earthquake. Rafik traveled to Haiti to help install and support satellite communications for the Red Cross. Click here to read the Washington Post article.
Spacenet is an equal opportunity employer.