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Mercury Systems Overview

Andover, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (MRCY)
Aerospace & Defense
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Mercury Systems is pioneering a next generation defense electronics business model. Our goal is to be the leading commercial provider of secure sensor and safety-critical processing subsystems. Optimized for customer and mission success, our solutions power a wide variety of ... Read more

Mission: At Mercury, our mission is to drive superlative results for our customers by developing innovative, rugged open processing subsystems that leverage the best commercial-item technology available to solve complex defense electronics problems.  Mercury’s ... Read more

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  • Mercury was recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the world’s 100 fastest growing companies! #InnovationThatMatters

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    Too fast to be stopped: 2018's fastest-growing companies are the top three-year performers in revenues, profits, and stock returns.

  • We're growing and hiring! Are you a Quality Manager with experience in space or defense electronics, aviation, and AS9100? Apply now to join this talented crew: #mrcyjobs

    Manager, Quality Systems in Andover, MA

    POSITION SUMMARY The candidate will be in charge of the BU Quality Management System (QMS) and its adherence to customer and applicable standard requirements in close collaboration with the management team. His/Her main responsibilities will be to: - Supervise all the engineering, manufacturing and supplier quality staff of the concerned BU/Site(s).

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Mercury Systems – Why Work For Us?

Mercury Systems has built a next generation business model that we believe puts us in a unique position within the defense industrial base and in particular within defense electronics. Today within the DoD and the industrial base that supports it, challenges have taken center stage around the need for procurement reform, the more rapid and timely adoption of open systems based architectures, and the need to be nimble and responsive in the face of continued uncertainty at home and instability abroad. Mercury Systems has adopted a next generation business model that we believe addresses these pressing issues, while at the same time leveraging our 30-year commitment to innovation.

We deliver innovative solutions, rapid time-to-value and world-class service and support to our prime contractor customers. Mercury Systems has worked on over 300 programs, including Aegis, Patriot, SEWIP, Gorgon Stare and Predator/Reaper.

Culture that Matters

At Mercury we are smart, talented people who help one another. We are industry leaders developing cutting edge technology. We are proud of our mission to support our troops. We are Mercury, pioneering innovation that matters. 

We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work! Mercury offers a casual and gratifying work environment. We encourage employees to get involved while providing ample opportunities to learn and grow.  Our social committees customize activities at each site such as holiday celebrations and participation in local activities such as blood drives and family-friendly events.

Women in Leadership

Meet some of Mercury’s fearless females; a tribute to all women who have ever “crushed it”.

CO-OP Program

Check out a "Day in the Life" of an Engineering Co-op here:

Our College Co-Op Program provides a real-world hands-on experience right from the start. In fact, many of our co-op participants have secured full-time jobs at Mercury after graduation.

 Career Fairs: 

Mercury Systems, Hudson, NH - July 17 & 24 3:30-6PM 

267 Lowell Road, Hudson, NH 

Mercury Systems, West Caldwell, NJ - July 19 3:30-6PM

2 Henderson Drive, Suite B, West Caldwell, NJ 

2018 Trade Shows: 

AFCEA New Horizons, Feb 27 & 28, Needham, MA 

AOC Dixie Crows W.R. AFB, March 20 & 21, Warner Robins, GA

Sea, Air, Space, Apr 9-11, National Harbor, MD

Modular Open Systems Summit, May 1 & 2, Washington, DC

Farnborough Air Show, July 16-22

Why Join Mercury?  

  • Work alongside really smart people to solve tough problems
  • A 30-year legacy of delivering high-tech innovation
  • Help our warfighters in the field
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your work
  • Learn from meaningful work experiences and onsite training
  • Become a part of our caring, employee community

Benefits that Matter

At Mercury, you will get a lot more than a competitive salary and an exciting work environment. We offer a robust health care package and a full roster of employee benefits to maintain a culture of health. 

Benefit Highlights

  • Medical – Dental – Vision Insurance
  • Life – ADD – LTD Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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Mercury Systems President, CEO, and Director Mark Aslett
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    "Outstanding company, leadership and employees"

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    I had the privilege of being the CIO at Mercury for the past six years. Mercury is an exceptional company, with great leadership, employees, technology and a culture second to none. There is a winning, “can do” attitude at Mercury that is stronger than any company I have seen. That said, it is also the most collaborative and positive work environment I have seen. There is a strong focus employee development, lifelong learning, valuing people’s ideas and recognizing contribution at every level. If you are looking for a new role, in a great company, where you will be encouraged to take on new and exciting challenges every day – look into joining Mercury Systems, you will be very happy you did.


    I can't think of any, I had the best six years of my work life at Mercury

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing exactly what you have been – Always focusing on customer satisfaction, winning, introducing new and innovative solutions all while focusing on employees and creating a workplace second to none.

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Mercury Systems (Huntsville, AL) in February 2018.


    The process was focused not just on my background and experience, but also on whether the position and the company would be a good, mutually beneficial fit. I found this refreshing and helpful, in that it reduced some of the tension that often surrounds interviews, and candidly focused on whether this was a good fit for both parties.

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