BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Reviews

Updated March 30, 2015
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Pros
  • One thing we can offer is a genuine chance at managing a healthy work/life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Interesting work and the opportunity to work with some really top quality people (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Now slowing being structured and senior management not upfront to the employee (in 19 reviews)

  • Work / life balance is hit and miss - depending on the area / sector you work in (in 8 reviews)

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  1. great place to work!

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

    Pros

    awesome people, great products and cool offices

    Cons

    always changing, new managers, confusing benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep your good people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful

    Very poor experience so far

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    Current Employee - Consultant in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Consultant in McLean, VA

    I have been working at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Extremely talented co-workers, good technical work. Great flexibility to work from home as well as flexibility in timings

    Cons

    No chances of any promotions and culture is often non-existent. The few places and teams where there is culture is toxic. Lot of lifers who have some seriously big egos and attitudes. If you are their yes man or woman, you can go places, if you stand up against them, expect horrible reviews and complaints against you. Some really senior folks have no clue what is happening in the trenches

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    What advice can be given? Management keeps changing every year with new people coming in...looks like a paid vacation for some of the senior cardboard cutouts from BAE

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful

    A very diverse working environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pearl Harbor, HI

    I worked at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

    Pros

    It's a great place to work if you're looking for a place where it's a very diverse environment. The benefits an pay are very generous

    Cons

    High turn-over in the General Manager position. Leadership doesn't LEAD as a time and there's an "old school boy" regime there where they feel they're irreplaceable. Corporate initiatives aren't taken seriously.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. Important work, great coworkers

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC

    I worked at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    BAE places highly intelligent and motivated people into leadership positions at the contract sites and does not micromanage from the corporate office. When I began working at BAE in 2011 the pay and benefits were great. The 14 hours of PTO was nice too.

    Cons

    The biggest challenge working here came from the disconnect from the corporate office and the employees working at offsite locations. As budgets became tighter and pay and benefits began decreasing the corporate office was holding happy hour meet and greet events. The lack of stability caused me to look for employment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be sure to explain to the workforce that you and everyone in the corporate office is taking the same "haircuts" that those working on contracts are

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. Overall, this is a great company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The vacation is good and the hours roll over year to year so you don't lose them if you don't use them. Also, the schedule is generally so flexible!

    Cons

    This is probably the same for most companies, but I feel like I'm underpaid for how hard I've worked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The little things matter to your employees. Like buying lunch every once in a while means a lot!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Boston, MA

    I have been working at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice company and people to work with. Also very interactive social events happen to know inter division BAESystems mates and good Financial services product AML,CC and Debit card fraud detection,PEP and sanctions related products and Insurance fraud related products available. BAE Systems also grows on cyber security and combine with Financial services products. Good benefits to the employee and middle management is very flexible for timing and places

    Cons

    Now slowing being structured and senior management not upfront to the employee

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need more structure and common platform for various divisions

    Recommends
  8. 2 people found this helpful

    Stay away from this company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    none I can think of

    Cons

    poor salary
    no review
    terrible communication
    depending upon who you work with treated very badly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat people with respect

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. systems engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time

    Pros

    none that I can think of

    Cons

    poor management structure do not like

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10. Good for new graduates

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA

    I worked at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Interesting industry
    Interesting software
    High profile client list
    Great graduate training program

    Cons

    Very little learned from each implementation with repeated mistakes
    difficult to improve process in such a large organisation
    Very England-centric
    Management is continually changing
    Poor internal management communication
    Cliquey
    Poor post implementmentation support unless based in Dublin or Boston

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate with staff appropriately and follow up - not merely issuing powerpoint presentations listing the gripes from staff to give the impression of listening.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  11. Customer Support Engineer

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    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in McLean, VA

    I worked at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and excellent work environment

    Cons

    Mentoring system is the worst experience and it limits your capabilities. Doesn't count your hard work and only evaluate your work performance. No membership training among the members. Only work, work and work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please listen each members' opinion. Senior employee might have more experiences than others, but it's not the only opinion you should count on. Always look other sides.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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