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Senior Systems Engineer I

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Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer I  in  Garland, TX
Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer I in Garland, TX

I worked at Raytheon full-time for more than a year

Pros

Work is very challenging, and the pay is good.

Cons

If they loose the contract or work is slow, you may get laid off.

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    My impressions of Raytheon Co....

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    Former Employee - Senior Principal Systems Engineer  in  Fullerton, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Principal Systems Engineer in Fullerton, CA

    I worked at Raytheon full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good compensation competitive within the industry and geographic location. Corporate leaders have established a good set of values. There are some great technologies in this company's portfolio.

    Cons

    Many of the company leaders are too risk averse. Though the company has niche products, it's not willing to do what it takes to go after competitors' business that can take it to the next level. The work/life balance needs to improve. In my experience, too many people are expected to work well beyond 40 hours per week with no additional compensation or labor accounting.

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    Overall management style needs to evolve to suit new work methods or they stand to have difficulty attracting the best young talent. More collaboration/ ownership, less autocracy.

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    Its a Job

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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Tewksbury, MA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Tewksbury, MA

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Good benefits, 9/80 sechdule allows for every other Friday off. They do offer funding for higher education. Good if you just need a job

    Cons

    Work Environment could be better. The amount of training required is staggering. Very difficult to move up within the company.

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