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Celebrating 100 Years in Business

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Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Marietta, GA
Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Marietta, GA

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

Pros

Lots of interesting, diverse, challenging projects in many domains...possible to get different experiences without leaving employer as might be the case with smaller companies; many intelligent co-workers - many having advanced degrees. 9/80 work schedules for many a real plus (alternate Fridays off)

Cons

Stifling bureaucracy (not unexpected due to 1) size of company itself and 2) primary customer being the Federal government; somewhat older workforce not necessarily up-to-speed with current software methodologies (for example, resistance to Agile vs embracing Waterfall software development). Challenging budget constraints likely with cutbacks in defense spending.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Quit staffing projects based on headcount and maybe read things like Brooks' "The Mythical Man-Month"

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Excellent technical challenges and training
    Management believes in core values and ethics
    Leading defense contractor - very stable core business base

    Cons

    Heirarchy -depends on which business unit you're in

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    My experience at this company has been very positive

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    Current Employee - Research Engineer Principal in Aberdeen, MD
    Current Employee - Research Engineer Principal in Aberdeen, MD

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The managers at my site care for their employees

    Cons

    One has to make connections, otherwise it might look like a non-caring company due to its size.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend more time getting feed back from employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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