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Great place to work, stands as a shining example of what is possible.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Staff Scientist  in  Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Staff Scientist in Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Raytheon BBN Technologies full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Smart People
Great Benefits
Academic Environment
Work/Life Balance
Extream Work Flexibility (Work when/where you want)
Individual Offices
Encouraged to Pursue Business Development and develop technical skills
Upfront Tuition payment with no annual $ limit
Legendary Technology Organization

Cons

No equity limits bonus potential
Lower pay than many of the top tech firms
Larger Raytheon Policies could eventually interfere with culture and business

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep fighting off larger Raytheon policies that don't make sense for BBN.

Keep an eye on salaries at top tech firms, if disparities continue to grow at current rate BBN may lose top talent.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Raytheon BBN Technologies

  1.  

    Greatest place to have a career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Scientist  in  Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Lead Scientist in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Raytheon BBN Technologies full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Research work on cool cutting-edge technologies
    Wide range of technology
    Good benefits

    Cons

    US Citizenship preferred
    No equity
    University mindset

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay independent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent but the zombies are closing in

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist  in  Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Raytheon BBN Technologies full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    BBN is company that values engineers first and foremost. Managers are almost always very successful engineers who have moved on to an oversight role but remain engineers at heart.

    Cons

    Former CEO/President Robert "Tad" Elmer left suddenly, without any explanation but apparently after a run in with the new Raytheon overlords. Raytheon's influence is creeping in slowly and is a total culture clash. The scientific method and the "don't think, follow the process" cultures don't mix.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please don't let Raytheon ruin BBN. BBNers by and large love their jobs. Every Raytheon engineer I know is miserable.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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