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"Good overall experience."

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Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Garland, TX
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Garland, TX
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I have been working at Raytheon full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Benefits: Not sure what they are for new hires these days, and I know they used to be even better a couple years before I signed up, but the benefits are good. 401k matching, health, life insurance. ~3% raises/year (I guess more if you get promoted). Performance sharing once a year, which depends on the business but it's generally a good amount. Good people and good team-focused environment (help each other out, etc). Another good benefit is flex time: you work 40 hrs/week, but on a given 2-week pay period you can flex time to/from a week, so as long as your manager is okay with it, you could work 35hrs one week and 45 the next (in a given pay period).

Cons

My experience has mostly been positive. Sometimes the atmosphere can be negative around layoff time (which probably happens at other companies, too). Maybe it's just been my experience, but I seldom feel like complaining about my work day. So far I've been a part of good teams doing interesting/good work.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work? I don't know.

Other Employee Reviews for Raytheon

  1. "Outstanding opportunities to grow"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, many opportunities to work across business units, great leadership, flex-schedules, outstanding benefits.

    Cons

    Dependent on DoD contracts, top heavy, EVM too cumbersome, confusing chain of command


  2. "Losing it's edge"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development
    Current Employee - Business Development
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Was a great company with innovation as it's core. Not so the case today.

    Cons

    Lot's of employees are sitting around waiting to collect their pension with no regards for their fellow employees or future of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Lots of young talent leaving the company; pay attention and do something about it!

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