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MCS is characterized by good products, great technology, and a collaborative envirionment which I liked.

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Current Employee - Manager in Marlborough, MA
Current Employee - Manager in Marlborough, MA

I have been working at Mercury Systems (Massachusetts)

Pros

+good technical staff, if a little over worked.
+competitive salaries and benefits
+strong CEO
+company may be poised for solid growth
+ strong work ethic of most associates

Cons

- some inconsistency in senior management ranks
- workload levelling is not a core skill
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Advice to ManagementAdvice

FIgure out how to sell services that can be delivered. Build a strong BD staff with in-depth knowledge of MCS core strength and how to leverage it w/o being body shop to the primes. Take a close look at that period in MCS past when you had great subject matter expertise (like Einstein, Green, Rudin, etc) and see if the ROI was really as dramatic as some folks thought it was.

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    Extremely bright employees, top notch engineers. However corporate infrastructure and management needs improvement.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chelmsford, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chelmsford, MA

    I worked at Mercury Systems (Massachusetts)

    Pros

    Some of the best and brightest engineers developing complex software products and challenging hardware / mechanical designs. In general employees - cross-functionally - are great to work with.

    Cons

    The infrastructure and processes need improvement as every software development delivery needs to be micro managed. Design quality of hardware products are only now improving, but the effort to maintain happy customers who have legacy products is challenging .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need more compassion to employees (i.e,. every quarter there is an unforeseen reorg / downsizing). As the job market picks up there will be a mad dash out the door from frustrated employees who feel there is no security working at Mercury.

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    MCS is Okay.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chelmsford, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chelmsford, MA

    I have been working at Mercury Systems (Massachusetts)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Ability to work at home when necessary.

    Cons

    Lack of feedback on performance, minimal praise for good/exceptional work. Feeling of unappreciation by management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Acknowledge good work. Don't surprise staff at review time with negative feedback. If there is an issue bring it up to give a chance to make improvements.

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