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Boeing NSP

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Springfield, VA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Springfield, VA

I have been working at Boeing full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Good benefits, good intentions, nice people. There is room to grow but things seem stagnant

Cons

Disorganization, lack of reward, greed over product. Feels like a dead end really. There is constant work but not rewarding.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Develop younger talent.

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    The Lazy B kills your will to innovate

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Boeing full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Interesting contracts
    Good vacation accrual rate based on seniority
    Good 401K plan

    Cons

    Limited innovation
    Tasks can be boring even though the contract appears fun
    Very mixed management - can be inept to great
    Nicknamed the Lazy B for a reason
    Aging population
    Mixed communication between engineers and higher level management
    Compensation is not as competitive as management likes to believe
    "Salary adjustments" can get disappointing if HR refuses to promote you - regardless of anyone's input

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your aging population is hurting your company while your young engineers leave for more innovation and better compensation. You need to flow up information more from your senior level engineers, who know the proposed products and the technologies to be used. Ignoring input and concerns from these engineers will only hurt your products and Boeing's reputation on being innovative.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Enormous, highly capable company that treats professionals like cattle.

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    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in El Segundo, CA

    I worked at Boeing full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    They have interesting challenges to work on, if you can beg/borrow/or steal your way into one of them. Somewhere in the company is someone that knows how to do almost anything you want to learn to do, and they will generally gladly talk to you. Whatever your challenge requires, the equipment is somewhere within the company.

    Cons

    A bad review doesn't mean you did a poor job, it means they A) don't want to pay you what you are worth, or B) want to lay you off. Reviews are consistently distorted in this way (dishonest). The best way to get on the layoff list is to (intentionally or accidentally) challenge some executive cherished illusion. Being hardworking and good at what you do does not greatly matter in determining your career success. They find reasons to differentially lay older workers off, regardless of peer respect or productivity (perhaps a cost issue?).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You give lip service to Lean Processes, but actually act as if most good ideas come from above. This is distinctly anti-Lean, and undermines your workers' respect and trust. Likewise with reviews that don't accurately match the assignments and output of the reviewed worker. Take responsibility for the unreality of some executive plans; be humble. Don't be penny wise/pound foolish by laying off your most capable workers to improve your near-term bottom line. Respect your employees; you have some of the best in the world. Treat them right.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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