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Some good things and bad things about working for the largest US defense contractor.

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Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Manassas, VA
Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Manassas, VA

I have been working at Lockheed Martin

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good place to start your career. Large company with opportunities to get involved with many aspects of engineering. Many organizations seem to truly care about the welfare of their employees.

Cons

It is difficult to advance and stay on the technical track - there is a lot of pressure to assume lead positions which are supposed to be technical but involve too many aspects of a management job. There are a lot of processes which must be followed which are supposed to enhance the quality of the delivered product but which end up making the company much less agile and its labor cost too high when compared with competitors.

Advice to Management

There is currently a lot of focus on the younger employees through several leadership development programs, etc. Not much consideration is given to the experienced employees and being able to place them in technical positions that they are interested in. This needs to change if the experienced eimployees are going to be retained.

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  1. He has done well by the employees.

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    Former Employee - Engineering Planner in Moorestown, NJ
    Former Employee - Engineering Planner in Moorestown, NJ

    I worked at Lockheed Martin

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Get on good Program.

    Cons

    Stay away from the Deepwater Program......disaster.

    Advice to Management

    Too many chiefs and not enough indians. Stop patting each other on the back and listen to the lower level employees.

  2. Good solid company

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    Current Employee - Computer Technical Support Analyst Asc in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Computer Technical Support Analyst Asc in Reston, VA

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    competitive jobs and comradere amongst team members

    Cons

    communication from top level managment

    Advice to Management

    open communication lines with upper level managment

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