BAE Systems Employee Reviews

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Office Staff (Current Employee) –  KentuckyMarch 3, 2016
Work life here is a real pleasure. The professional-family atmosphere is very conducive to building relationships that go beyond the bricks of the office. These people are true colleagues and friends.
Pros
Free lunch from time to time
Cons
intercommunications is a challenge at times.
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Fun work place
HVAC Mechanic (Former Employee) –  Diego Garcia, Naval baseAugust 15, 2016
Good job, co-worker not well trained and difficult to get along. Management was great with 8 hrs workday. Hardest part of job, waiting long time to get parts. Enjoyable part of job, knowing the equipment they trusted me to fix was done right the first time and running fine.
Pros
Good living conditions
Cons
Travel back and forward to workplace
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BAE Systems is an excellent Company
Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Current Employee) –  Fort Hood, TXMay 1, 2016
This company gives us fellow veteran warriors the opportunity to show the US Army that they did not waist there time their efforts and their training on Soldiers who have committed their lives doing what they are trained for and LOVE. It gave us a way to show the new generation to persevere in their career goals. They will be helpful for when they go to companies like BAE Systems . A sense of Paying it Forward.
Pros
They Take care of you
Cons
Longer Contracts!?
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OK, but not for me.
Sr. Principle Engineer (Current Employee) –  Fort Walton Beach, FLDecember 7, 2015
I don't have a problem with BAE itself, but my division went up for sale 5 weeks after I got there. Management is also lacking. More importantly creative thought and individual contribution is strongly discouraged if that makes any sense. There is a reason for this the business model is to repackage 30 year old, high dollar systems in singles. This business model probably makes sense, given the product line, but it is not for me as it does not provide me an opportunity to exploit my greatest skills.
Pros
Pay is good, bennefits are good
Cons
Poor management, not a good position for indevidual contributors.
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it's hard work but you'll grow to love it
Rigger Mechanic Secound class (Former Employee) –  Norfolk, VAJanuary 25, 2016
Have you ever walked up the side of a drydock. There are 5 flights of 16 steps to make it to the top. After the lay off, before this one, I found out what a 64 year old body won't do. You can't walk that set of stairs all at one try. For someone younger, it's a good carb burner. After you stop breathing hard it's pretty easy to go to your job site. You just grab the side rails of the down ladder place your heels on the steps one after the other until you get to the bottom. You keep doing that until you get to the engine room. This is done so you can inspect the job and decide what equipment you'll need to move the component. Then you come back up, select the gear you will use plus a little extra and get the gear down to the job site. If you are lucky as most riggers are the job will last more than 24 hours and depending on your work leader you may be able to leave the rigging gear at the job site, with a lock on it, of course. If not? Well you know what you have to do don't you? The best part of the job was looking at the finished job and all five fingers were still attached to your hand. The guys all worked together to get job done successfully and SAFELY.
Pros
The pay is great most of the guys are easy to work with
Cons
the politics can be debilitating, stay out of it.
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A mild good place to work if work load is busy.
Assisting journeyman (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CASeptember 15, 2016
A decent place to work if the work load is busy. But not something to depend on if you're looking for long term work. Once slow times start laid off occur ALL THE TIME even if employee is really good.
Pros
Work for US navel ships
Cons
Very short breaks, Use half of your break just to get to break area.
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Lower than average pay
Journeyman Lineman (Current Employee) –  Kingsport, TNNovember 30, 2015
Lower than average pay for Journeyman Lineman and no over time available.

Great management team, good family enviroment. Nice benefits just wish they at least paid the national average for a Journeyman lineman.
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Productive and friendly environment
Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAFebruary 23, 2016
Start with 15 min Agile report to the team. Listen to other co-workers issues. Management depends on the group. In some group, the management is dynamic and adhere to Agile/Scrum methodology. The environment is professional and friendly, fun to work.
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Great place to work
Functional Admin Specialist 1 (Former Employee) –  Fort Wayne, INJuly 2, 2016
BAE was a nice place to work, great employees & management. I got to train employees on timecards and how to punch in and out. This helped me a great deal with my fear to talk in front of alot of people. The most enjoyable part was the interaction with the employees.
Pros
Great Employees
Cons
Moved all of finance to North Caroline
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fun place to work at!got along with everyone and was a pleasure to do my job there.
Site Security Officer (Former Employee) –  Fort Wayne, INJune 26, 2016
Loved working there client ,employees,contractors all great people to work with.did daily reports,alarms test every month,handed out badges to employees and contractors,bag and badge inspections daily also,camera checks and checking out facility everyday to..
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Advantage Resourcing Sub Contractor (Former Employee) –  Fort Riley, KSMarch 12, 2016
It's not a bad job and the pay was ok, however the management is terrible and play the favorites game. The particular job I was at had a huge amount of drama for a profession environment.
Pros
none
Cons
short lunch
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Productive working safe environment just hot during the summer time need to stay fluild at all time out in that yard
Insulator (Former Employee) –  Mobile AlJuly 5, 2016
My review abt the situation is they push you to hard trying to get the job done fast and sometime stuffget mess up are the person.Always take your time in what you doing believe me it make take a lil longer but its was done safely.
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Global Defense Company
Program Manager III (Former Employee) –  Santa Clara, CASeptember 28, 2016
Large global defense company with lots of opportunities. Compensation/benefits are above average.
Satisfaction in knowing your work matters in the lives of those military men & women that are serving in the Armed Forces for the United States & our allies around the world.
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Very much enjoyed working for BAE
Site Lead/Senior Analyst (Former Employee) –  OCONUSJuly 24, 2016
I worked for BAE, as a sub-contractor, while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for two years. The support and culture of the company was great the whole time. The work was hard, and the hours were long, but we never had to worry about much outside of the mission.
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Middle ground place to work
Electrical Engineer I - Top Secret Clearance (Former Employee) –  Columbia, MDSeptember 21, 2015
Exciting projects to work on, decent vacation, benefits, and pay. Hours somewhat flexible. Terrible management, no chance at advancement, military industrial complex
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workplace with life/work balance
Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCJune 19, 2015
pros: competitive benefits and salaries, good resources of training, good management people and HR people
cons: working on Government contracts and if the contract is lost, they probably cannot provide you with another job immediately
Pros
competitive benefits and salaries, good resources of training, good management people and HR people
Cons
working on Government contracts and if the contract is lost, they probably cannot provide you with another job immediately
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Life at BAE
Estimator, Bid and Proposal (Former Employee) –  Ontario, CAFebruary 20, 2016
Started in 1999 for Marconi Astronix. Moral was low at the Ontario, CA facility. Vice president was awful. Was bought by BAE in 2000. Wasn't seeing any noticeable changes. Left for better company.
Pros
Good benefits
Cons
Everything else
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Willing to work at BAE in the future.
Configuration Analyst (Former Employee) –  El Segundo, CAMarch 15, 2016
Management was good person to work with.
Work was challenging and a lot of deadlines to meet, but rewarding. Work area was great and got along with employees.
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Excelent company
SEWING OPERATOR BAE SYSTEMS (Former Employee) –  Jessup, PAFebruary 22, 2016
Great Company, great schedules. multiple locations.
great benefits. Great people to work with,

Cons, they had to closed several plants in Pennsylvania
Pros
Great opportunity
Cons
Closing plants
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A great company to work for.
Summer intern (Former Employee) –  California, MDNovember 13, 2015
A great company to work for. The work is challenging and exciting. The company culture is friendly and professional. The company is not only financially beneficial but intrinsically as well with the philanthropic work the company provides to service members. Also there is great room for growth if you are an ambitious hard worker.
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3.9
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