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"Good Defense Contractor To Work For"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Principal Systems Engineer in Reston, VA
Current Employee - Senior Principal Systems Engineer in Reston, VA
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Pros

Supportive company culture (vice competitive)
Good communications between major groups beyond EI&S
Opportunities throughout US and some overseas sites
Opportunities to transfer between major groups as appropriate (that is, you're not stuck in a particular type of task; if you have appropriate skills you can move to different lines of business)

Cons

Tight focus on Defense and Intelligence contracting
Clearance requirements -- common to many Government and especially DoD/IC contractors
Work dependent on competitive contracts -- procurement and renewal tension

Advice to Management

End-of-contract transitions for employees can be improved -- it makes more sense to keep people with proven skills than to churn

Other Employee Reviews for BAE Systems USA

  1. "A Great Place to Work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenlawn, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenlawn, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great workplace, competent employees. The company takes great care of all of its employees and is a very safe work environment.

    Cons

    Stringent procedures make working here one of the major cons. This is the only con that I can see for this company.

    Advice to Management

    Management is doing a great job. BAE is a great place to work and I absolutely enjoy working here everyday.


  2. "Great place for the production minded"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Lexington, MA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Lexington, MA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of work. Ability to capture new business keeps everyone working. Philosophy of 100% honesty with customer. Aggressively trying to broaden technical capabilities.

    Cons

    Everything made centers on in house IR FPA technology. Feels like every program is just repackaging the last one with a slight modification. Everything is high volume production - makes a lot of $$ for company but does not translate into more $$ for employees. High volume makes for less interesting engineering.

    Advice to Management

    Can't argue with the business model. This is capitalism.

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