SELEX Systems Integration

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SELEX Systems Integration Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014

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2.0 8 reviews

67% Approve of the CEO

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Mike Warner

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29% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Be prepared to work on your vacation time

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIf you love working even when on vacation, always work with directions without applying your ideas then this is the place for you.

    ConsNo growth opportunities, you will remain in your position until you retire or got rid of. Management will make up numbers at year end by getting rid of employees.
    Employees are treated as contractors (you know what happpens to them after a project is done) with no overtime pay.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTime for you guys to retire or fire yourselves

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    • Disapproves of CEO

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    Beware the Positive Reviews!

    Manager (Former Employee) Overland Park, KS

    ProsAs a former manager, I recommend that one be very skeptical about the wonderful opportunities, and positive reviews, of Selex. Unless you are lucky enough to work for the CFO, one's prospects for a pleasant job are truly dim. The executives over operations, programs, and engineering are extremely difficult individuals who demand the impossible. And the CEO runs the marketing program -- if you like international travel to exciting places like Cambodia, Indonesai, Romania, Turkey, Pakistan, Senegal, and other remote parts of the world, for weeks at a time, then a Selex Marketing job is in your future! And the RIF's -- Selex is rife with RIF's. had one in 2010 -- laid off almost 10 in operations alone, and Engineering had to let 3-4 people go. This was closer to 10%, and not 5-10.... It was common to work 7 days a week in November & December, then force employees to take vacations in January & February. Pay was pretty good. Management knows this and will use it to your detriment. The threat of termination is always lorded over people.

    ConsExtremely poor work-life balance. Managing global supply chain is very difficult for the very small spend the company has. Engineering projects seem underfunded and rushed, driving frustration into manufacturing and procurement. Company constantly struggled to allocate very limited resources to maximize operations efficiency (read between the lines here...)

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet real. Get real with your staff. Be honest. Be truthful. MANAGE, don't Dictate.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Terrible Managers

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Overland Park, KS

    ProsAt first seemed like great place to work.

    ConsHighly political atmosphere. Upper management only want to maintain their own positions of power and do so by damaging reputations and denigrating performance of subordinates.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFire a few people in upper management.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Job Seekers Beware!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Overland Park, KS

    ProsThe pay seems to be competitive in this gloomy economy, but they will make you work for it - be prepared to be on call 24x7.

    ConsOrganization seems to be slowly fading, despite all of the program "wins" posted on their website. The workload is incredible - they load you until you fail. Be prepared to work holidays and weekends -- its mandatory.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Unbelieveable.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThere is no shortage of work to be done.

    ConsYou'll NEVER get all of your work done, most won't be satisfied with your work. Be prepared to work WEEKENDS and HOLIDAYS.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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