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"Great place if you work for the right department"

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Lexington, MA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Lexington, MA
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I have been working at MIT Lincoln Laboratory full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

There are many experts in their field who work here, so there are a lot of in-house resources to utilize. There is always something new to learn. Flexible working schedules are great. Good benefits.

Cons

Pay scale is seriously out of sync for a lot of jobs. Management is almost always promoted from the ranks within, so that tends to put people who are very intelligent in their field into a management position that many are not equipped for. Promotions are hard to come by, as well.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Response

Jul 15, 2014 – Recruiting Manager

We are pleased that you have seen the level expertise that is at the Lab first hand. The constant learning and flexible work environment is something we are proud of. Salary concerns are usually an... More

Other Employee Reviews for MIT Lincoln Laboratory

  1. "Friendly and intelligent people"

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    Former Intern - Summer Research in Lexington, MA
    Former Intern - Summer Research in Lexington, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MIT Lincoln Laboratory as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone is very intelligent and friendly

    Cons

    You basically cannot know what anyone else is doing, due to security clearances.

    MIT Lincoln Laboratory Response

    Jul 15, 2014 – Recruiting Manager

    We are pleased that your summer position was rewarding and that you find the people intelligent and friendly. Working in a secure environment does sometimes limit access to information based on need... More


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Contractor - Subcontractor in Lexington, MA
    Former Contractor - Subcontractor in Lexington, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at MIT Lincoln Laboratory as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of different types of projects to work on

    Cons

    No quality control on software. Developers get away writing code without documenting

    Advice to Management

    Introduce standards

    MIT Lincoln Laboratory Response

    Jul 15, 2014 – Recruiting Manager

    Thank you for bringing up these topics. Clearly we need to encourage appropriate documentation and standards. Hopefully you have pointed out your concerns to appropriate contacts in management... More

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