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Helpful (1)

Rapid employee turnover

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

South Austin Somewhat flexible schedules. Accommodating facilities Talented individuals to work with in a fast pace environment.

Cons

-Turnover rate goes up, employee morale goes down—the employees who are left feel pressure to carry the load. -Management engages in career pathing which sometimes forces employees down a road they might not want to go. -Minimal training on new technology if not associated with your task at hand. -Team Lead roles not compensated or recognized in a justly manor. -Upper management out-of-the-loop of middle management actions.

Advice to Management

Raise awareness that people constitute your biggest asset.

Other Employee Reviews for Textron Systems

  1. Helpful (1)

    Seems to be a lack of leadership which led to a lot of sit and then hurry up and finish

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flex schedule, covered parking, willingness of others to help

    Cons

    Salary, old technology, lack of a vision and work on getting there

    Advice to Management

    Need to make sure the customers are happy and are getting what they need.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Originally, fast moving, creative and energetic, but now, stagnant, risk averse, lacking in vision, rapidly losing busin

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good pay and decent benefits. Reasonably current in Microsoft .NET and C# technologies, but lagging behind in other areas.

    Cons

    Complete lack of strategic vision, dwindling contract base, no credible business development plans to replace work being lost, over cronyism in the management ranks, and very poor and sanitized communications between executive and work force.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a strategic vision. Develop a realistic, long term business development plan that acknowledge the DoD acquisition cycles is 18-24 months; not 3-6 months. Bring in qualified, fully prepared executive team to lead company through current difficulties.


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