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KeyW Overview

Hanover, MD
1001 to 5000 employees
2008
Company - Public (KEYW)
Aerospace & Defense
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Working at KeyW

KeyW is an adaptable, powerfully capable company whose members have made many important, creative contributions to science, defense, space and the IC.

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KeyW – Why Work For Us?


For a company that had its start in 2008, we have grown quickly and are proud of our achievements and our mission. We provide mission-critical cyber security, geospatial, cloud, data analytics, analysis, operations and engineering solutions that support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism communities. Our agile processes and methods enable us to satisfy even the most aggressive and dynamic customer requirements.

THE MISSION IS AT THE HEART OF ALL THAT WE DO

Everyone at KeyW works tirelessly every day to help protect this nation and its allies by leveraging our core capabilities to support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the intelligence, cyber and counterterrorism communities. Our team is made up of the most talented professionals in the industry, all working to solve complex problems such as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

6 REASONS TO MAKE KeyW YOUR NEW HOME

There's many more than 6, but we didn't want to overwhelm you with the number of words on this page, so these are just a start. Get in touch with us to learn about all the other qualities that make KeyW great.

Innovation

Challenging programs providing industry-changing solutions to a diverse customer base. Think differently, utilize leading tools, work alongside industry elite and build something great.

Leadership Opportunities

When we say anyone can be a leader, we mean it. You'll find opportunities to grow as a person and a professional at every level and in every department.

Unconventional Thinking

Collaborate and innovate in an environment that champions unconventional thinking and celebrates diversity.

Distinct Culture

Work the way you want. Let your creativity thrive in unique, casual surroundings, and a culture of open doors and mobility.

Great Benefits

Work-life balance shouldn't be a struggle, it should be a priority. You'll enjoy a flexible schedule, unique perks, and industry-leading benefits.

Community Outreach

People matter. Social responsibility shouldn't be just another box to check. At KeyW we make it a way of life.

JOIN OUR BRILLIANT MINDS AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Want to be surrounded by extraordinary people and be a part of a team that makes a difference around the world? Then KeyW is the place for you. We employ some of the most brilliant minds in the industry to develop innovative solutions to the toughest challenges around the world—and we take pride in knowing that our work makes a real impact. We're not just a cyber company. From software and hardware engineers, to mechanical and electrical engineers, to systems experts and analysts, our employees work together to prevent cyber threats, transform data into intelligence and combat global terrorism.

KeyW Reviews

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    I have been working at KeyW full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, big enough to provide lots of opportunities, but small enough that you know most of the people you work with on a daily basis. It still feels fun even though the company is bigger. There have been big changes in upper management but the new top team seems to be unified and they communicate with employees frequently, there's lots of information about what's going on. Also, managers in the company seem to get regular management training which doesn't happen in most companies.

    Cons

    There's not much mixing with the new company we acquired, Sotera. I would like to learn more about them

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, and keep up the communication. People like me like to know what's going on.

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KeyW Photos

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KeyW Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at KeyW (Hanover, MD).

    Interview

    I was contacted by a recruiter. Had a phone and then in person interview with a panel of Sr level and current employee. I had to describe so many things that I don't think they needed to ask even,

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly what type of software I was familiar with and how it was used.   1 Answer
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