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Lockheed Martin Washington DC Reviews

Updated March 22, 2017
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  1. "Strong, stable company that offers a lot of opportunity"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - HRBP in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - HRBP in Bethesda, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large company with a lot of extremely intelligent and qualified people and great resources for employees.

    Cons

    Because of it's size, LM can be very impersonal, and you can be treated more as a number than a person. However, this varies greatly site to site.


  2. "Health Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Health benefits were relatively inexpensive.

    Cons

    Removal of HMO's made benefits more expensive.


  3. "Good co-workers, questionable management"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professional co-workers, some good managers
    Good opportunities across programs / sites
    Good work / life balance

    Cons

    Some managers are not very good
    Some processes are out of employee control
    Loyalty & past performance is not always rewarded


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  5. "Good aerospace/defense company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Some Managers are the best! Opportunities abound.

    Cons

    Like most other companies in similar category, contraction is the flavor of the day (a lot due to sequestration).

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your most prized assets-people or they won't stay long (especially the millenials).


  6. "Lockheed Martin is a Good Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Subcontracts Lead in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Subcontracts Lead in Bethesda, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salaries. Good work environment.

    Cons

    Long commutes. Extended hours. Laying off personnel.

    Advice to Management

    Complete reorganization and continue to grow business.


  7. "Great place to learn about tax for government contractors."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Tax Accountant in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Tax Accountant in Bethesda, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Set up to allow flexibility in the work place and just adapted a flex 9/80 policy. Access to senior management is easily obtained.

    Cons

    Inconsistent application of rules between managers. Lack of the VP being in touch with what is happening in the department and under staffed at both the manager and staff level that causes bottle necks.


  8. "Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Bethesda, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Salary, Interesting Work, Good Benefits

    Cons

    You are a contractor, although titled as an employee to pay a lower salary. At the end of projects, employee must find another position, or face automatic layoff. Layoffs are refined/routine to the point of being performed by email.

    Advice to Management

    Make HR responsible to place employees first, and layoff as a last resort.


  9. "Good Luck to the LM Employees that have been sold to another company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Gaithersburg, MD
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Gaithersburg, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I loved my job at Lockheed. I was part of many exciting challenges over the years. The last months were very stressful as we knew a lot of people would be laid off over a period of time. I was one of those people, so I really can't give any pros for their current job situation today.

    Cons

    Dedicating a life-time (over 40 years) to a company and being let go because I did not have a direct charge number to use for two weeks was a real bummer. There were contracts in the works that had jobs that needed my skills, but they were not awarded In time for me and I was laid off.

    Advice to Management

    I don't blame my immediate manager. He worked very hard to try to find a place for me so I could stay onboard. It was the New Upper Echelon that was brought in to thin the herd. No respect for the employees. Being a widow and still having kids to care for did not matter to them. They didn't want to know how they were affecting people and their lives. Just a new rule they put in place: No work for two weeks don't let the door hit you on the way out. Advice to them: What goes around comes around, Karma will find you. You took a good place to work, and brought it down for your own benefit and greed. Respect for the individual is something of the past. Remember: There is no honey without the worker bees.


  10. "Not a bad place to work but it depends who you work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Generally a great place to work - great pay and benefits (although the benefits have been reduced year after year) and flexibility of hours. I worked with a lot of very smart, talented people. A lot of opportunities to work in different organizations throughout your career.

    Cons

    For the most part the management is good, however some managers are condescending and down right rude to employees often creating a bad working environment. HR and upper management turns a blind eye to these managers as long as they continue to produce results. Full Spectrum Leadership is part of management's goals and they should be held accountable for their actions.

    Advice to Management

    When numerous employees come to you with issues regarding management, do something about it and don't just brush it under the rug. Since when does belittling employees become okay to do?


  11. Helpful (2)

    "It looks better from outside"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Configuration Analyst in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Configuration Analyst in McLean, VA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big companies lots of opportunity but HR will never let you move

    Cons

    not a good management. needs improvement.



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