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Updated July 22, 2018
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  1. "Great Company"

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

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is willing to teach you new things
    Flexible hours
    Management is competent

    Cons

    The location is not in the best area of Indianapolis.


  2. "Promotion comes with initiative and exposure."

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for those who seek them.

    Cons

    On boarding could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Get aggressive about retaining talent.

  3. "Finance Manager"

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

    I worked at Raytheon full-time

    Pros

    Raytheon offered its employees good benefits, allowed for good work life balance, and had some nice legacy aerospace and defense industry perks, like 9/80 work schedules

    Cons

    The culture at Raytheon seemed to vary quite a bit by site based on the legacy company culture (e.g. Hughes in CA, E-Systems in Texas, and the original Business based in new england

    Advice to Management

    Shed the old promotion and performance management process based on tenure, and move toward a meritocracy where performance is recognized and rewarded in real time


  4. "Raytheon"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time

    Pros

    High level of innovation, great people to work with

    Cons

    Some bloated processes and red tape associated with any government contactor


  5. "Excellent Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Principal Electrical Engineer in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Principal Electrical Engineer in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedules. Support to allow you to move into your area of interest.

    Cons

    Location is in Tucson Arizona

    Advice to Management

    Do not sacrifice advancement and raises for established employees, in order to attract new recruits with higher starting pay.


  6. "Quick review"

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    Current Employee - Principal Infosystem Technologist in Andover, MA
    Current Employee - Principal Infosystem Technologist in Andover, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, various job opportunities within company.

    Cons

    Relatively lower pay than the market

    Advice to Management

    Value people


  7. "General Review"

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

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Solid work-life balance. Good career opportunities due to large portfolio of programs and product lines.

    Cons

    Like many large companies, have reduced or eliminated retirement benefits for new employees.

  8. "Good work environment, but low compensation for IT"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, modern tech stack
    Flex time and mod time both work together to make work/life balance more manageable

    Cons

    Promotions are bureaucratic and pay is below local market amounts


  9. "A good company that is slowly modernizing"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer I in Andover, MA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer I in Andover, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is a never-ending list of jobs to do and people are normally pretty helpful.

    Cons

    I am not a fan of the union and sometimes the meetings are really pointless.


  10. "A good place for a first job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raytheon full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, great mentorship. Team lead cares about you.

    Cons

    Very slow sometimes, there is no work. No growth potential.


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