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BAE Systems USA Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Communications Manager Interview

Communications Manager

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at BAE Systems USA.

Interview Details – Phone interview with HR followed by in-person interview with hiring manager and then second interview with VP. Very straightforward and relaxed. More discussions than firing squad-like interviews.

Interview Question – Nothing out of the ordinary - "describe a time when you had to deal with a conflict at work and how did you manage it?"   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I counter-offered and was told the offer was firm.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Principal Information Systems Technician Interview

Principal Information Systems Technician
Arlington, VA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in April 2010.

Interview Details – The interview process was great, there were two interviews, one with the hiring manager and one with a small panel of experts from the core team. Very un-intimidating. Very professional and they were able to verify my skills quickly and successfully. Very open to asking quesitons and discussion about the business.

Interview Question – How does a toilet work?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – I was young, negotiation phase was relatively non-existent. Upon 3 month review I was given a raise as my boss said I was doing and outstanding job and I did not negotiate as expected and he felt that I was left short.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Finance Interview

Finance
Charlotte, NC

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in April 2012.

Interview Details – Hiring process was seamless. The Interviewers were all very professional and down to earth. They put me at ease once they realized I was nervous and were all very friendly. Very detailed in informing me of job expectations and my role, and also allowed for me q&A

Interview Question – Why should we hire you?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Very quick, all in writing and professional.


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Service Center Coordinator Interview

Service Center Coordinator
Arlington, VA

I applied online and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in February 2011.

Interview Details – Great Interviewing process and recruiter were excellent

Reason for Declining – another job offer


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Senior Systems Engineering Interview

Senior Systems Engineering
Herndon, VA

I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in June 2011.

Interview Details – Very few interviews if skill set does not match exactly as defined in the job requirement.

Interview Question – Contract positions require exact skill set match defined for the jobs.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Associate Intelligence Analyst Interview

Associate Intelligence Analyst
McLean, VA

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in January 2011.

Interview Details – Standard Recruiter contact, subsequent interview via phone, submission to client for approval and firm offer. Very straight forward if you are what they are looking for in the position

Interview Question – The most difficult question would be what do you bring to the table? This was asked when being considered for a position within a group of highly educated and extremely proficient individuals that work well together as a cohesive unit.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation, The intial offer was suitable.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Lead Software Engineer Interview

Lead Software Engineer
Annapolis Junction, MD

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in September 2010.

Interview Details – Phone Screening Interview followed by technical and managerial interview - total 2 to 4 times of conversations, phone or in person.

Interview Question – Nothing really   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Process Engineer Interview

Process Engineer
Nashua, NH

I applied in-person and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in April 2010.

Interview Details – Lots of personality questions. Not very much on the knowledge- which was odd. More interested in who I was and how I react to situations

Interview Question – What areas do you need to improve on most and why.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Don't let them change your assignment just after you start... they always try to move people around.


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Junior Systems Engineer Interview

Junior Systems Engineer

Interviewed at BAE Systems USA

Interview Details – Most want to know about your resume and experience and how it applies to the position


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Systems Engineer Interview

Systems Engineer

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in October 2010.

Interview Details – Casual hiring process. Conversation with various managers at all levels. Depending upon your skill level, they may ask you more indepth questions on processes and specific knowledge. However, generally they look at school and experience as a gauge. Everything else is taught on the job.

Interview Question – How did you fail at your last position?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Easy. Letter came in the mail. I signed and sent the offer back to HR.

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