Sierra Nevada Corporation

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I am very impressed with the caliber of the engineering, technical writing, production, and management personnel.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Technical Writer in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Technical Writer in Denver, CO

I have been working at Sierra Nevada Corporation full-time (more than a year)

Pros

The work culture at SNC is one of professionalism, rapid response, quality, and exceeding the customer’s expectations. There is terrific variety. I worked three different programs during my first year. While that presents challenges, it also provides great breadth of experience in a short time. The company provides great training and career development opportunities. This is the best I have ever been treated by top management.

Cons

The exponential growth of the company presents real challenges. If you want to work one program for the long term this probably isn’t the place for you. The communication between programs is problematic so there is a tendency to reinvent the wheel instead of using engineering that has already been done in another program. This is driven by the massive amount of work to be done and short suspenses.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

No complaints. The single most important action by management at SNC is identifying those key individuals with the ability and expertise to communicate and lead within their groups and across programs. Exacerbated by exponential growth.

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Positive Outlook
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    Great "small" company to work for.

    Current Employee - Systems Test Engineer in Louisville, CO
    Current Employee - Systems Test Engineer in Louisville, CO

    I have been working at Sierra Nevada Corporation full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Still has a small company feel, even though the company is growing incredibly quickly.
    World class aerospace (and military) product manufacturer with a huge range of products and services to work on.
    Nice, caring co-workers.

    Cons

    Some "good old boy" attitudes about women in engineering, specifically aerospace, persist.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Actively work to discourage sexism in the workplace. You can't just take a passive role and hope it goes away.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Fast moving, challenging work, great work environment for engineers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Sierra Nevada Corporation full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The people and the work is great here at SNC Centennial. This job encourages creativity and self motivation. I've been here for a only month and I've enjoyed every day so far. The company is growing quickly with people from all over the aircraft industry bringing a wide variety of experiences to the table. The office is biker friendly with lockerroom, showers, and bike racks inside.

    Cons

    Tight deadlines means some weekend work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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