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BAE Systems USA Reviews in Wayne, NJ

Updated October 18, 2014
Updated October 18, 2014
795 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The 9/80 work schedule which gives employees every other Friday off is a great benefit (in 45 reviews)

  • Most projects you'll have a good work life balance, no forced overtime (in 41 reviews)


Cons
  • Bonuses disappeared and are now only for upper management, another incentive gone (in 37 reviews)

  • For remote sites, recognition by senior management can also be a challenge (in 21 reviews)

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  1.  

    Managed SW and IT based projects with emphasis on organizational transformation

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    Former Employee - Manager of Technology in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Manager of Technology in Wayne, NJ

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    High tech rewarding work to support those war figthers who support us

    Cons

    Government budget issues can result in layoffs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Adopt open systems approaches desired by the DoD and use COTS based solutions to produce flexible, reusable components, systems, and solutions

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Interesting place to work when defense budget it loaded

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer II in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer II in Wayne, NJ

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    some very smart people working on interesting technologies, very clear career ladders

    Cons

    poor leadership, poor career advancements opportunities

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    It was good until they laid me off,the buildings were well kept,the working conditions were good,and it was close to hom

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Worker in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Maintenance Worker in Wayne, NJ

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are great,the benefits were good,it was a great atmosphere to be in.But they let go to many good people.

    Cons

    You don,t know when you will be gone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the dead wood BEFORE yhe good ones.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Competitive but supportive

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Staff Analyst in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Staff Analyst in Wayne, NJ

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employees are always willing to help and resolve problems

    Cons

    Management not telling the truth about the business and not being on the ball as far as manpower utilization

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Struggling firm

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Wayne, NJ

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great tech, lots of greAt engineers. Project mix is usually good.

    Cons

    Org churn, strategic uncertainty. Layoffs are all too common.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Wayne, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Wayne, NJ

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Competitive pay, 9/40 schedule

    Cons

    You could get stuck doing the same thing for a long time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Awesome place for work life balance as well as grow in your career

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Wayne, NJ

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

    Pros

    -Work/Life load is perfect
    -Off-Fridays every other week
    -Good training classes available
    -Deadlines gets pushed out all the time.

    Cons

    -Management has no idea what they are doing.
    -Travel too much at other defense contractor locations

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Very satisfying

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wayne, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wayne, NJ

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA

    Pros

    A lot of inner communication within the company

    Cons

    Job security is uncertain at times

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great benefits, but poor culture

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wayne, NJ

    I worked at BAE Systems USA

    Pros

    Great benefits though they are counterbalanced by responsibilities.

    Cons

    Poor culture. Working in cube hell where you can go days not interacting with anyone.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Building products that you can be very proud of

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Wayne, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Wayne, NJ

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA

    Pros

    Respected products
    Exposure to important products and people

    Cons

    Poor Communication
    Poor quality of life
    No bonus or financial compensation for mid-low levels

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    bonus or financial compensation for mid-low levels

    Approves of CEO

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