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Raytheon Arlington Reviews

Updated November 2, 2017
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  • Some time to much travel is required which impacts work life balance (in 79 reviews)

  • New ideas are hard to get across to upper management (in 73 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "eh"

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

    Pros

    I work hard and get the satisfaction of an honest day's work

    Cons

    I am paid almost exclusively in hugs and eye contact. When management does find the funds to pay me actual dollars it can take several weeks to see this money in my bank account.


  2. "Good place to be"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible, work life balance. Great management.

    Cons

    You have to be in the right division/group for recognition.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "A good place to work if you need to get out by 6PM every night."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Manager in Arlington, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Support getting additional outside education (masters degrees)
    Job security

    Cons

    Slow promotions - not a meritocracy
    Compensation is not competitive
    Strong chain of command impeeds creativity

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid of change.


  4. "Good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Arlington, VA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice place to work, typical government contractor.

    Cons

    Management is old school, need work on ppl skills.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to younger engineer, encourage there new ideas.


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