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5 days ago

Sr. Software Engineer II

Raytheon Company Chantilly, VA

• Perform software development and reverse engineering on high profile project • Perform moderately complex analysis, design and development of… Raytheon Company


26 days ago

Sr Software Engineer II

Raytheon Company Annapolis Junction, MD

Responsible for developing applications software for small to highly complex computer systems or portions of large integrated systems. Responsible… Raytheon Company


5 days ago

Java, C++ Software Engineer II/Sr.

Raytheon Company Fulton, MD

• Using design patterns and methodologies in order to build high quality systems; maintaining compliance to appropriate… Raytheon Company


23 days ago

Sr Software Engineer II

Raytheon Company Fort Meade, MD

The individual will develop software in Java, C, or C++ in both Windows and UNIX/Linux (Redhat) environments. This job also entails "wrapping" legacy… Raytheon Company


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    A decent place to visit, but I couldn't afford to stay there

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer II  in  Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Raytheon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I thought Raytheon was mostly fine. The benefits were fine. My coworkers were mostly good and helpful people. There was rarely an expectation to work past normal hours.

    Cons

    Compensation. I started out in a very junior role simply assisting a senior engineer maintain and develop some JSP sites. After a year though, the senior engineer found a new job elsewhere and I was left to maintain those sites alone. Later, I was tasked with entirely new development efforts in ASP.NET and SharePoint. That's the context I provide when I now inform you that in my nearly five years there I received no promotions, and my raises did not even keep pace with the rate of inflation much less surpass it.

    You'll note below that I did check the box recommending this company to a friend. I do that because I think this division of Raytheon would still be fine for a short stint of say 2-3 years. Plus my situation was probably a bit more extreme than normal. My only advice is that if you feel you're getting shortchanged when the annual raise time comes around, don't believe them when they say it will be better next year.

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    I know Raytheon is a large company, so I'm sure of their management already knows this, but those that don't need to realize that undervaluing your employees may save you money in the short run, but is probably costing the company a fortune in the long run. The costs of high turnover are not insignificant.

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