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Find your niche and you can make a career at this company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsThere are interesting projects and challenging problems to solve.
Get to work with a few good engineers.
The infrastructure is well established.

ConsLots of process that can stifle creativity
Only a few opportunities to move up

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    IT Architect (Current Employee) Largo, FL

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


    Pros: Flexible work schedules. Telecommuting, 9/80 alternate schedule, Lots of opportunity. Internal functional groups and… Cons: In a downturn for the last few years, cutting employees regularly. Very hard to get promotions...but easy to get increases in responsibility. Functional groups are very distributed,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    The place to work, if you can't do any better - I guess - great benefits

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Woburn, MA

    I worked at Raytheon full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: The Woburn gym!! They provide(d?) trainers there! They pay pretty well. In 2007, an E04 Senior Software Engineer was making about 90K. An E05 could break… Cons: Work environment. As others have noticed,Raytheon gets paid "by the head". As a result, I have seen managers simply promote their friends. In several… Advice to Senior Management: Stop promoting losers. If you have someone who is having regular meltdowns because they can't do their job, but you like them, train them. Support… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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