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"Great company to work for. Would go back in a minute if the right opportunity arised."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Software QA Test Engineer/Analyst in Lakewood, CO
Current Employee - Senior Software QA Test Engineer/Analyst in Lakewood, CO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Good benefits, good ethics and policies, and competitive company. Overall supportive management and good talented employees. Nice perk of discounts for employees with many different companies, health club membership, etc.

Cons

Found it harder in the economic downturn to get additional training funds that I desired to help me grow professionally and advance to other positions in the company. As with many bigger companies, the HR functions, IT and your reporting management may not be local and may be more difficult or time consuming to get appropriate answers and assistance when needed.

Advice to Management

Increase the training initiatives a bit more and promote more internal positions and tranfers between divisions. Provide more assistance to previous employees to come back on board or to retain them when government contracts expire or layoffs occur; promote targeting previous employees who lost their positions for these reasons though targeted recruiting when new positions meeting their skills are announced (the company should look more to contact these previous employees for new positions).

Other Employee Reviews for Lockheed Martin

  1. "Good place to work, top heavy management structure."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Littleton, CO
    Current Employee - Technician in Littleton, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big company which means a fair amount of stability. good benefits package but some of that seems to be eroded each year. Interesting work. Old workforce with tons of tribal knowledge.

    Cons

    Not much potential for upward growth without at least a bachelors degree. An old workforce that is set in their ways and not very open to now ideas.

    Advice to Management

    Start giving importunity's to some of the younger workforce.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Old school culture, but good training ground for fresh grads and opportunities to work on cool projects"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Opportunities to work on cool space / DoD projects
    - Good training ground for non-experienced
    - Relax work schedule

    Cons

    - Max batch of engineers, some can be very good, some can be lazy and bad
    - Hard to advance career unless you have good network

    Advice to Management

    Reinvest in young professionals (7 - 12 years) and business model to retain talented engineers

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