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Lockheed Martin Sunnyvale, CA

Flight Software Developer of embedded real-time flight software for the Military Communication Satellites. Work includes requirements analysis… Lockheed Martin


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Lockheed Martin President & COO Marillyn Hewson
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    I used to be disgusted...now I try to be amused.

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    Current Employee - Computer Specialist  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Computer Specialist in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    So many cool projects, so little time! Honest, if you can find a good manager who can keep you in charge numbers for projects that interest you, you will never be bored. And it's not all missiles and airplanes and shoot-em-out-of-the-sky stuff. You can hold your head high no matter what your politics are. You can be as intellectually challenged as you want to be.

    Cons

    After a while the paperwork/time accounting starts to get to you. And lately it's getting harder and harder to find the magic charge numbers to justify your existence. Did I mention ethics training? The buildings (in the Bay Area, anyway) are drab and the people dress to match them! Women are few and far between, BTW. But on the flip side, the're wicked smaht :-)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Oh, well. That's like asking a cat to give advice to a dog. "Keep on herding, you're doing an awesome job.."? Really. You are dealing with engineers. Watch "Office Space". Don't make us do paperwork. Understand where our interests lie and help us find work in those areas.

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