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NGC ES Software Engineer

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer II  in  Cincinnati, OH
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Cincinnati, OH

Pros

strong benefit package, flexible hours, consistent feedback, tuition disbursement, and alot of other things i could mention if i wanted to.

Cons

small world hard to see what other parts of the sector or NG as a whole due to the nature of many programs.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

a flatter management structure would probably benefit transparency from the grunts up the chain and allow for more cross pollination.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Test Engineer on a Far Field Antennae Range

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Test Engineer  in  Linthicum, MD
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Linthicum, MD

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Great location
    More laid back than one would initially assume for a defense contractor
    Friendly people
    Shared office with a highly experienced coworker when starting out
    Great Pay

    Cons

    Not much manager feedback on completed work
    Training was impersonal and short
    Sometimes traffic in the Baltimore area can be awful

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more available and have more feedback for new employees on their first few projects to keep them interested and make them feel like they're doing a good job. Don't just leave them hanging and assuming their work is correct.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Great place to work, with typical big company issues

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff III  in  Redondo Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff III in Redondo Beach, CA

    Pros

    NGST allows engineers to work on technical and very complex projects. It has the resources and experienced personnel to find answers to almost any problem. They will send you to school, send you to workshops/conferences, and bring in teachers for technical subjects. Good managers who treat you fair and let you take vacation. Because it is big there are a lot of other people your age and experience so you can make connections. Pay a bit more than average. Opportunity to make your own career path.

    Cons

    Typical aerospace problems not really NGST specific. Slow pace work, risk aversion, dead wood, government funding cycles, and despite their best efforts promotion by seniority not merit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    find some way to speed the process up

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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