Raytheon
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www.raytheon.com Waltham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Excellent place to start

Mechanical Engineer I (Current Employee)
Tucson, AZ

Pros-Compensation
-Benefits package
-Work/life balance
-Cool factor of some of the work
-Opportunity to move within the company
-Nice people

Cons-Older people
-Bureaucratic structure
-Long life cycle of projects
-Old school managers
-Compartmentalized structure
-Work pace varies from time to time

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement seems to be divided into two camps. There are the old school guys and the guys that understand what young employees are looking for.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Liked Tucson, liked co-workers, detested management

    Principal Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Tucson, AZ

    I worked at Raytheon


    Pros: If you enjoy sitting at your desk killing time for months at a time, then this is the place for you. On several occasions, I… Cons: Very politically charged situation that has nothing to do with ability or accomplishments. If you brown nose then, even though you can't figure out… Advice to Senior Management: Fire yourselves and get people that have a clue about how to develop software that does more than… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Dilapidated Job Shop

    (Current Employee)
    Fullerton, CA

    I have been working at Raytheon


    Pros: Job security, 9/80 schedule let you take every other friday off. Good… Cons: Outdated working environment (aged furniture from 80s, conference room with no projector abound, tacky interior, unbearable… Advice to Senior Management: If there is desire to hire and retain young engineers,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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