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Challenging work, however Defense Industry can be slow and tedious

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Project Engineer in Indianapolis, IN
Former Employee - Project Engineer in Indianapolis, IN
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Raytheon full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Interesting projects to work on. Friendly and smart coworkers. Feels like a family at work. Good benefits and a great company discount system.

Cons

Can be slow due to the nature of Defense Contracting. Jobs not always stable, since government policies are changing (especially with regard to national debt issue)

Advice to Management

Look to diversify from Defense to keep cycles down.

Other Employee Reviews for Raytheon

  1. Helpful (1)

    Depending on your specific contract, Raytheon can be a challenging environment, yet rewarding

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Newport News, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Raytheon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    For a government contractor, Benefits are good and Raytheon is competitive. Management is supportive of employees careers and encourages further education and training.

    Cons

    Upper management encourages innovative ideas and thinking from young engineers, but, Raytheon performs government contracting where the limits of innovation can be constrained by the contract that an engineer is assigned.


  2. Helpful (1)

    High potential flexibility in job assignments

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fullerton, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fullerton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A large company with many domains and positions. Opportunities to move across the country and to foreign countries in support of projects.

    Cons

    Lots of follow-up work to existing contracts can make less opportunities for creating and implementing new designs and using the latest technologies.


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