Raytheon Reviews in Arlington, VA

1,496 Reviews
3.3
1,496 Reviews
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Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson
William H. Swanson
701 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance is excellent for such a large accounting organization (in 177 reviews)

  • Time-off: 9/80 schedule allows for 9 hour workdays and every other Friday off (in 132 reviews)


Cons
  • In my experience didn't value work/ life balance (in 37 reviews)

  • Upper management often doesn't recognize how it is different from manufacturing (in 44 reviews)

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    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Raytheon

    Pros

    Nice place to work, typical government contractor.

    Cons

    Management is old school, need work on ppl skills.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to younger engineer, encourage there new ideas.

    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    A good place to work if you need to get out by 6PM every night.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Manager in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Raytheon

    Pros

    Support getting additional outside education (masters degrees)
    Job security

    Cons

    Slow promotions - not a meritocracy
    Compensation is not competitive
    Strong chain of command impeeds creativity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid of change.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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