Lockheed Martin Reviews

Updated March 30, 2015
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Pros
  • This is really a wonderful place for a working mother - great work/life balance (in 222 reviews)

  • Work life balance; Good Benefits; 9/80 work weeks; Pension (although this has been eliminated for new employees) (in 96 reviews)

Cons
  • My program had mandatory overtime, seems like work/life balance might not be the best (in 50 reviews)

  • For a large company you would expect industry setting standards for benefits (in 70 reviews)

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  1. Lockheed Martin System Administrator

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    Great people. Great benefits. Managers aweome

    Cons

    No retirement. Odd hours. Off site work is difficult for training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful

    Former Systems Analyst, Systems Integrator and Engineering Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great experience to grow and move about. Nice diversity and opportunity to work with people of all ages and backgrounds.

    Cons

    The best talent does not stay long. Experienced professionals come from other competitors and not from within the company. Training for employees is not as frequent or available as before.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change with the environment. Defense budgets are shrinking. Need to pursue more commercial markets. Create more opportunities in finance, banking and health and medicine.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Great company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    High starting salary, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Not much room for vertical growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    well paid and treated well

    Cons

    They are hung up on process

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. Great company to work for

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    Company treats me right. My management chain is all about ensuring my group has the right tools and knowledge to do the job.

    Cons

    Nearly no positions in the New Orleans area so I have to leave the company once this contract is over.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing because it is clearly going great...and get some more work in the Greater New Orleans area!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Everything depends on the contract you are on

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    Former Employee - Various in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Various in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Large variety of positions available

    Cons

    Job stability is, in the long run, dependent on a functioning Congress

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Awesome company except the IS&GS division does not act like the rest of LockMart.

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    Former Employee - Software (Systems) Engineer, Senior Stf in Littleton, CO
    Former Employee - Software (Systems) Engineer, Senior Stf in Littleton, CO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    Best global security and defense company on the planet, they take pride of workmanship, develop the best and most complex technologies, and they are straightforward with Customers when there are problems without sugarcoating or waiting to hide the problem.

    Cons

    The IS&GS division acts more like a blue collar IT and software house where people are treated as expendable, replaceable, and the technology is really not so amazing that the next IT company couldn't come along and take that business away easily, so costs have to be rock bottom, not the most motivating environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People are your best assets, and should be treated as such, with respect for their aspirations and interests.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. You don't know what you've got until its gone.

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    Current Employee - WD SCA Postition
    Current Employee - WD SCA Postition

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    great benefits and they pay more than the minimum allowed

    Cons

    Isolated as an employee away from a major company site

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. My experience with Lockheed Martin was exciting because I was able to develop my skills over a 25 year period.

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    Former Employee - Computer Systems Analyst in Manassas, VA
    Former Employee - Computer Systems Analyst in Manassas, VA

    I worked at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    Working there will allow you to move into different and challenging positions. You can also work at different location around the world.

    Cons

    Some of the challenges in working on some programs is that the contract you are working on can come to a close at which time you have to move on to another program.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management have to help employees find another assignment for the employee to work particularly when a contract is coming to an end.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful

    Excellent introduction to work life

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    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in King of Prussia, PA
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in King of Prussia, PA

    I worked at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    -Interesting work
    -Overtime was allowed for internship
    -My manager was an excellent mentor

    Cons

    -Strict work environment relative to tech companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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