Orbital ATK Reviews

Updated Jun 4, 2020

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3.5
69%
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80%
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Orbital ATK President & CEO David W. Thompson (no image)
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103 Ratings
Pros
  • "Loved the 9-80 schedule (3 day weekend every other week)(in 28 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, great schedule, great people(in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance needs attention especially in Corporate functions(in 13 reviews)

  • "work politics, upper management not interested in teaching their juniors(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Good Plce to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant General Counsel in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A very large degree of autonomy

    Cons

    Some micromanaging on the part of management

  2. "Interesting work."

    3.0
    Former Employee - Scientist 

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time

    Pros

    Working on next future space systems.

    Cons

    The drive to the facility.

  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at Orbital ATK part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I have been able to work part-time from home for many years. Nice company to work for. Very flexible.

    Cons

    I don't know of any cons since I have been working remotely.

  4. "Great Mission"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Smart coworkers and a positive mission

    Cons

    Fast paced environment with high expectations

  5. "Fine to work but be careful of politics"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Financial Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent PTO (3 weeks)

    Cons

    work politics, upper management not interested in teaching their juniors

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Interim Position"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contracts Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people benefits responsibly access

    Cons

    Compliance No Local Support Nepotism

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "good company with quirks"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee in Clearfield, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Orbital ATK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, great schedule, great people.

    Cons

    Experience from any other place is not really considered actual experience. I have heard HR say that "you may have experience, but you do not have experience here. We have proprietary equipment"

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Clearfield, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good company with good contracts. Good pay. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Complicated processes to make changes.

  9. "Safety Professional"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dulles, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Poor location senior leadership staff and management. Recent facility neglect led to building fire at Elkton, MD location due to lack of upkeep.

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  10. "You won't become rich working here, but you'll be financially comfortable"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Bacchus, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Orbital ATK full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Decent paying for the Salt Lake Valley, good benefits, Not hard to learn any of the areas you work.

    Cons

    Very politically clickish in almost all areas. Horrible 12 hour shifts if you're unfortunate enough to get stuck in operations.

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