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"Rewarding"

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Current Employee - Engineer in Portsmouth, RI
Current Employee - Engineer in Portsmouth, RI
Recommends
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great team atmosphere. Great benefits and perks.. Salary is comparable to other companies. Most people there are goal oriented.

Cons

A lot of work but very rewarding. Not a lot of negative things to say about working here. Job stability is good but not great.

Other Employee Reviews for Raytheon

  1. "Great Work/Life Balance..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Billerica, MA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Billerica, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A place that does value the "work/life balance". Some departments have the option of a "9/80" two week work week. 9 days with 80 hours of work and every other Friday off. They value safety first so working from home during a snowstorm is never an issue.

    Cons

    Supervisors can be micromanagers but it depends upon the department. Sometimes the focus on the "bottom line" can be a bit much where managers and supervisors forget that to keep an employee a promotion might be necessary.


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    "WOW THREE DAY WEEKEND"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -flexible 9-80 schedule. Christmas to new year closure. a lot of good little benefits, rec center, education reimbursement.

    -there are some hardcore headcases, but you generally won't butt heads with them. unless you also strive to be one.

    -the average employee is generally friendly and laidback. throw a rock and you'll hit a jovial, knowledgeable, pudgy conservative dad in a Hawaiian shirt counting days to retirement.

    -if you are really ambitious and don't care about your personal life there is some room for you. if you want to coast and never work over 40 a week, there is room for you. if you are somewhere in between, its a bit dicier.

    There are many many many programs and departments, each of which is a fiefdom in itself. The higher profile "great for your career" type projects tend to be the draining ones with angrier people.

    Cons

    -advancement and training for young engineers. basically hope you are put in a good program where you can learn. there are no serious programs in place if you aren't marked as a high performer early on.

    -No real career paths. Just a bunch of pep talks and a powerpoint and few half-assed meetings. Basically latch onto a midlevel manager and get directed around.

    -training is terrible, a series of webmodules.

    -Upper Management has in recent years distanced themselves even further from the common employee

    Advice to Management

    should i pack up my bags for Huntsville, while you dismantle Tucson?

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