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Argon ST Jr. Chair, CEO, & President W. James (Jim) McNerney
W. James (Jim) McNerney
5 Ratings

    Interesting work exists, indifferent management

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in Fairfax, VA

    I worked at Argon ST full-time (more than 3 years)


    - Good people putting in good work
    - Good benefits
    - For the most part, runs fairly efficiently


    - Management is at odds with where the market is going and bringing in good work.
    - Seems to be on the fringe of technologies with little momentum building.
    - Core product line is arcane and inefficient that only a few old timers has a full grasp on.

    Negative Outlook
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Argon ST Interviews

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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Argon ST in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    It is a subsidiary of the Boeing Company; Uses the same primary Boeing BESS online website: Just 2 days after I 'applied' to the position (via a BESS notification), I received a phone call from an "HR Type" personnel, who, IMHO, could not go past the fact that I was not currently working as a "RF Engineer" albeit my 'past experience' appropriately matched the position at least 90%, and I passed the pre-requisite questionnaire!

    Interview Questions
    • After answering one of the 'Canned Questions' (rather intelligently I might add), "Have you worked with RF path analysis and system hardware test and validation?":
      The HR Rep quickly came back with..."But you are not doing that job now"!!
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    No Offer
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    Easy Interview

Argon ST Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009
Top Intern Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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Headquarters Fairfax, VA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1968
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Argon ST has the five C's of defense down: command, control, communications, computers, and combat. It also develops intelligence, reconnaissance, and surveillance systems, all together known as C5ISR. C5ISR systems track, intercept, and interpret data needed to make mission-critical decisions on land, at sea, or in the sky. Argon ST's portfolio includes sensors that detect hostile signals and radar; ISR, force protection, geo-location, navigation, and threat warning systems; integrated communications networks; and engineering, integration, and training services. With... More

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