L-3 Communications

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Overall wonderful, challenging, and interesting work

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Waco, TX
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Waco, TX

I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Felt respected from day one despite starting in an entry-level position. Was progressively handed more challenging and interesting projects in just a few months. Flex hours and paid over time are great(especially for a salaried position).

Cons

Upward mobility seems limited. At the Waco site, software engineers seem to be second-class citizens. Their intranet promises 100% funding for continued education(masters degree, etc), but there is actually a cap per year.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Interesting company, more of a holding company than a organized corporation

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at L-3 Communications full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Generous salaries (atleast in the DC area)`

    Cons

    Again not Centrally organized thus internal competition is viscous between divisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your employees informed

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    L-3 Corporation

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Resources are diverse, wide range of products, wide range of sites

    Cons

    Government contract work makes for some anxious times as everything restructures. Divisions are competitive for dollars even among other L-3 divisions. Work population is aging out and key skill sets are in danger of being lost. Mentoring programs and focus on long term goals is needed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication is KEY to success as well as face to face interaction with the down line. Understand the problems with the everyday work environment - what makes your employees productive/non productive.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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