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BAE Systems USA CEO Jerry DeMuro
Jerry DeMuro
355 Ratings
Pros
  • "9/80 work week with flex time that majority of company participates in(in 101 reviews)

  • "Work life balance and opportunities for advancement(in 96 reviews)

Cons
  • "upper management hires terrible workers and never fires the ones they should(in 63 reviews)

  • "Large company, can feel like a cog in the system(in 37 reviews)

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  1. "Principal System Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashua, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great company. Glad to be a part of such a company that makes such a difference in the world.

    Cons

    Internal processes can sometimes be more complex and longer than necessary.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

  2. "Great folks and work you can be proud of"

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    Current Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Community focused - lots of charity matching and community events. Military focused - Charity and outreach programs that support US military. Annual raises Believe in investing in their people - will train and reimburse for training. Lots of brown bag sessions, clubs and other opportunities to learn and grow.

    Cons

    They need to hire more desktop support IT folks.

  3. "Great place to work most of the time"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in York, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    -Work load is very dynamic -Periods of slow times really makes going to work a drag. -Management does not hover. You are trusted to get the job done. -Work does not follow you home, unless you take it.

    Cons

    -Lots of hands in the process makes it difficult to get things done some time. People drag there feet a lot and things will hit the fan last minute. -getting paperwork for repairs can be a nightmare -benefits aren’t the greatest. -Far too many meetings. -People are afraid to make decisions, fear of backlash.

    Advice to Management

    -Less meetings, more doing, less dragging feet, we need decisions asap. -A lot of those making decisions have 0 clue as to what is happening on the shop floor. We need more involvement from these people.

  4. "Exciting Challenges Not Usually Found in Web Work"

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    Current Employee - Web Software Engineer in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Challenging software problems not usually found in the web space. Real impact on big projects Paternity leave

    Cons

    DoD contractor, so can be behind the curve on latest versions of software Standard big company stuff

  5. "Great Environment"

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      Current Employee - Senior Asset Management Specialist in Austin, TX

      I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Opportunities to move around in the company.

      Cons

      Medical Insurance options need to be more flexible.

    • "Average Experience"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time

        Pros

        Structure, location, flexibility, definition and role specification

        Cons

        Anonymity, salary, accommodation for family life

      • "Nothin Quite Like Making Armaments"

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          Former Employee - Engineer 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 6 years

          Pros

          A very elite firm with lots of opportunities.

          Cons

          The salary is probably too competitive relative to the public sector.

        • "Decent Company"

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          Current Employee - Subcontract Administrator in San Diego, CA
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          -Work Life balance (9/80 work schedule) -Decent pay -San Diego location

          Cons

          -Non-existent work culture -Salary not that competitive

          Advice to Management

          Make some morale boosting changes (company outings, more holidays, upgraded break rooms). Make a path to progression easier.

        • "Great place to work"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          good time off, 401K, pay is good

          Cons

          sometimes unable to get time off.

        • "Great Place to work"

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          Current Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Nashua, NH
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook

          I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Great manager, lots of training, every other Friday off.

          Cons

          Nothing I can think of so far.

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