Lockheed Martin


Lockheed Martin – Why Work For Us?

From our history to our international footprint, there are certain things you want to know about us as it pertains to your career.

To Choose From

Discover where your career interests lie, learn about our broad areas of employment, and discover details about individual positions.

Professional and Lifestyle

We are a large corporation with locations from coast-to-coast and beyond that enables us to offer you an unusually wide choice of job settings.

Our History, Environmental
Commitment, Community

Learn about our numerous firsts, decades of ongoing growth and how we are giving back to the planet, and to the communities we serve.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Pay, Benefits and Work Life Balance

From compensation and benefits to flexible work schedules and financial tools, we show our appreciation for your skills, ambitions and potential.

Inclusion and Diversity

Our long-term success depends on a progressively evolving commitment to inclusion. Learn how this commitment is embedded throughout our corporation.

Career Development and Recognition

A major part of our commitment to you involves helping you grow - providing training, educational opportunities and recognizing you for your performance.

We like to catch people doing good things and acknowledging individuals and teams not only for their work, but also for their achievements and service. This recognition draws us closer together and empowers us all.

Some of the ways in which we acknowledge employee excellence.

NOVA Awards
It's our highest honor, and each year, award winners, senior managers and our Board of Directors gather to recognize and celebrate the achievements of our employees. Many of our business units also honor NOVA nominees and others on an annual basis.

Patents and Innovations
Our employees are literally inventing the future for our customers and our world. In keeping with our philosophy of recognizing achievements, we reward employees for certain kinds of patents, innovations and discoveries.

Special Recognition Awards
This cash rewards program is managed at the business unit level and is used to acknowledge extraordinary performance throughout the year by individuals and teams.

Spot Awards
Ranging from cash awards to gift certificates to savings bonds, these awards enable us to recognize exemplary performance relatively quickly.

Service Awards
To recognize your ongoing service and dedication, you will be formally acknowledged every five years with a special gift.

Join Our Team as an
Intern or Co-Op

Take us for a test drive. It's the perfect opportunity to get a real-world peek into what working at Lockheed Martin is all about.

Leadership Development Programs

Explore the benefits of these programs that are designed to help you with job learning and skill development.

Find Out More About Opportunities for College Students

We recruit students and graduates from college campuses across the country. Information can be found in our college recruiting brochure.

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    Solid Stable Company

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    I have been working at Lockheed Martin


    Company values, people and focus on the mission are positive attributes


    Exceedingly difficult to advance beyond the 3-5% annual merit increases.

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Lockheed Martin Interviews

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Updated Dec 19, 2014

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Lockheed Martin.

    Interview Details

    You really must know someone that already works there to even get your foot in the door. I had applied several times, for many positions, but it wasn't until a friend took my resume to HR that they even looked at me.
    The interview process is extremely detailed and slow, but worth it if they hire you.
    I went through two individual interviews - with the hiring manager and then the HR manager. Then I went through a group interview with the department I would be working for. The whole process took over a month.
    Because it is a government contractor, you must pass a pretty extensive background check - including credit check. They also want you to gain a security clearance, which involves a rather extensive amount of paperwork and an interview with a government official.

    Interview Questions
    • Because of the nature of their business, you will get asked about your feelings on the military - support or not - and how you feel about war.   View Answer
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    My level did not require a negotiation.
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Lockheed Martin Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities, DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.lockheedmartin.com
Headquarters Bethesda, MD
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (LMT)
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Breakthrough performance.
Game-changing innovations.
Unwavering sense of purpose.

Our employees are the core of our business here at Lockheed Martin. As the leading global security, aerospace and information technology company—and the largest provider of IT services, systems integration, and training to the U.S. government—Lockheed Martin is a 115,000 person-strong... More

Mission: Our Vision: Lockheed Martin is the leading global security, aerospace and information technology company, solving our customers’ most difficult problems through our... More

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