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L-3 Communications Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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L-3 Communications Chairman, President and CEO Michael T. Strianese
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  1. "L-3 Work Culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    Very good for a large company. Allows smaller divisions to act independently.

    Cons

    Business moves at the pace of government. Not much commercial sales activity.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to empower divisional president’s to execute their plan.


  2. "Very good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vandenberg AFB, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vandenberg AFB, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L-3 Communications (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They really teach you everything

    Cons

    They have the best training

    Advice to Management

    Good job


  3. "Great Company to work for, well compensated"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cincinnati, OH
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Christmas party and company picnic, bonus, 12 days paid holiday

    Cons

    Lack of innovation, and not enough manufacturing space.


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    "Solid Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L-3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    Company with a long history of success.

    Cons

    Too many managers compared to money making employees.


  6. "Great company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L-3 Communications full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Professional, Nice and friendly people.

    Cons

    Stock options and retirement benefits not as good as they were earlier.

    Advice to Management

    Look in house for promotions.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. RF Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Hauppauge, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Hauppauge, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work. Relatively advanced technologically, has benefits, interesting projects,.

    Cons

    People pressed to work overtime (hourly employees) and salaried are expected to work over 40 hrs as well


  8. "Professional Services Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Patrick AFB, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Patrick AFB, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L-3 Communications full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, scope of projects

    Cons

    limited upward mobility. Management does not always walk the talk

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "L-3 Is great!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Company to work for

    Cons

    None in the three years I've been with the company

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Afso"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    One of a kind job following my boss in his career

    Cons

    There are no cons to be had

    Advice to Management

    NONE


  11. "Maintenance Test Pilot"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at L-3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    Good health benefits, good pay

    Cons

    Poor leadership....Horrible place to be a manager, much better to be a union member



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