BAE Systems USA – Why Work For Us?

BAE Systems is a global defense, aerospace and security company with more than 80,000 employees worldwide, delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.  

At BAE Systems in the United States, more than 30,000 employees design and deliver advanced defense, aerospace and security solutions that keep the nation at the forefront of modern technology. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do, from innovative electronic systems to intelligence analysis and cyber operations, from combat vehicles and weapons to the maintenance and modernization of ships, aircraft and critical infrastructure.

People are the greatest asset in any company. BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment where the work we do matters and where people are challenged to reach their full potential.


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Intelligence & Security:

Intelligence & Security provides comprehensive and strategic support to any mission, anytime, anywhere. The sector serves a diverse customer base, including the U.S. Department of Defense; the intelligence community; U.S. federal civilian agencies including the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security and commercial clients. The sector is headquartered in McLean, Va., and employs approximately 10,000 employees.


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Platforms & Services:

Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Platforms & Services, with approximately 13,000 employees, has operations in the U.S., U.K., South Africa, Sweden and markets in more than 12 countries at 26 locations worldwide. P&S maintains joint ventures in Turkey, South Africa, and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


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Electronic Systems:

Our Electronic Systems sector, headquartered in Nashua, N.H., has operations spanning commercial and defense electronics markets and offers a broad portfolio of mission critical electronic systems from flight and engine controls to electronic warfare and night vision systems, surveillance and reconnaissance sensors, secure networked communications equipment, and power and energy management systems.

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Equal Opportunity Employer. Females. Minorities. Veterans. Disabled.

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Your job at BAE Systems is more than just a means to a paycheck.

Our company has a culture of Total Performance, and our benefits strategy reflects that with broad coverage, flexible choices, quality plans and competitive costs. Benefits for most full-time employees at BAE Systems include:

  • Medical coverage: Comprehensive health plan that covers in-network preventive care at 100 percent and includes financial incentives to help participants take charge of their health
  • Dental coverage: Two plan choices with varying degrees of coverage and deductible rates
  • Vision coverage: Plan covers exams, glasses and contact lenses, and provides discount for certain laser vision correction procedures
  • Flexible spending account: Pre-tax account for healthcare or dependent daycare
  • Insurance: Life insurance, dependent insurance, and disability insurance. Also voluntary home and auto insurance options, long-term care, TRICARE supplement and legal benefit
  • Retirement savings: 401(k) with company matching
  • Career development: Leadership development program, mentoring, and tuition assistance
  • Work/life balance: flexible hours, including a “9/80” schedule with alternate Fridays off at many locations
  • Other perks: On-the-spot achievement and cash awards, carpool and public transit benefits, employee wellness programs, and much more

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OUR CULTURE

 

Our culture focuses not on what we do, but on how we do it. If we focus on the how, the future that we wish to attain will follow.

We have a culture of Total Performance; a commitment to the highest standards in every aspect of the way we do business. This is guided through four embodying elements: Customer Focus, Financial Performance, Programme Execution and Responsible Behaviour.


OUR VISION: “To be the premier global defence, aerospace and security company.”

 

OUR MISSION: “To deliver sustainable growth in shareholder value through our commitment to Total Performance.”

 

OUR VALUES:

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Diversity

 

People are the greatest asset in any company. BAE Systems is committed to a high performance diverse culture and provides an environment where the work we do matters and where people are challenged to reach their full potential.

Every individual employee at BAE Systems comes to work with a view, a perspective, and a passion for excellence that is unique and valuable.

Our level of innovation and our position as a world leader in technological solutions and services depends on how well we embrace differences of thought, behavior, background, culture and experience.
In our view, the more we accept and appreciate the differences of others, the better we all become.

BAE Systems has been recognized as one of the country’s “Best Diversity Companies” by Diversity Careers magazine, and is actively engaged with organizations including:

  • The Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

BAE Systems is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, orders, directives and requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Females. Minorities. Veterans. Disabled.

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    Very Good Company to work for

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    I worked at BAE Systems USA

    Pros

    Worklife and family balance is great. i had a very good manager who looked out for his people.

    Cons

    More managers need to look out for their employee by making sure they are rewarded for the outstanding efforts they put forth all year long. The annual compensation if any...needs to be more realistic...they consider at a minimum a cost of living adjustment.

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    Stop dishing out warehouse level increases to professional people that make the company billions!!

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BAE Systems USA Interviews

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    I was interviewed by 3 people simultaneously. I was asked fairly broad questions relating to my experience for the specific position - nothing quiz-like. The people I interviewed with were nice and extremely sharp/smart.

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    Compensation offered was ~30% too low - based on market and their other reported salaries for equivalent positions; and it was ~26% less than what I currently make.

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BAE Systems USA Awards & Accolades

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Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2009

Additional Info

Website www.baesystems.com
Headquarters Arlington, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1999
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

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