Harris Corporation Employee Reviews in United States

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Good company to work for
Department Manager (Current Employee) –  ColoradoAugust 4, 2015
The company is expanding and growing rapidly. This is providing a lot of opportunities for employees. The culture is driven heavily by engineers.
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Productive workplace with great people to work with
Senior Systems Engineer (Former Employee) –  Saint Charles, ILAugust 3, 2015
Great place to work and learn how to deploy systems. Talented engineers and project managers. Hardest part is work/life balance but you get to enjoy the challenge that comes with working on new/existing projects at the same time.
Pros
Challenging projects!
Cons
Poor Management and not enough /or right type of training
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Challenging and interesting work
Systems Engineer (Former Employee) –  Palm BayJuly 30, 2015
Difficult to get work assignments when first arrived. Need to take a lot of initiative and talk to a lot of people, but management was very helpful as well.
Pros
Challenging work, outstanding co-workers
Cons
Pay is lower than industry peers
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Lacking in the Work Life Balance
Systems Engineer (Former Employee) –  Lynchburg, VAJuly 20, 2015
Need to work to get the equipment built right the first time to reduce travel to sites which has a direct effect on the work life balance.
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pretty nice work environment
computer deployment specialist (Former Employee) –  Palm Bay, FLJuly 18, 2015
Harris has a lot to offer fulltime employees but much for contract employees. Benefits for employees and quality of home and work life is always under fire. But if you are laid off from Harris they do try to bring you back into the fold.
Pros
There are some really great people to work with. You can learn a lot if your there long enough.
Cons
Management sometimes avoids conflict and doesn't always have honest communication when needed
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solid technology and processes
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Melbourne, FLJuly 16, 2015
Engineering driven company focused on whatever works. The small non defense portion of the company generally left alone to succeed. The best part was the collection of talent interested in making solutions happen.
Pros
respect for employees
Cons
little focus outside of defense contracts
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Changing Rapidly
Mechanical Engineer III (Current Employee) –  Palm Bay, FLJuly 12, 2015
Interesting work with good low- and mid-level management. Top tier of management is making aggressive changes to benefits and company culture, arguably for the worse. Benefits costs have sky-rocketed in last 3 years, compensation has hardly budged by comparison.
Pros
Interesting work, strong engineering culture, 9/80 schedule
Cons
Benefits costs rising, uncertain of future changes to 401k, benefits, 9/80
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Not what it use to be!
IT Network Systems Engineer, Network Engineering (Former Employee) –  Melbourne, FLJuly 12, 2015
Basically with new CEO bottom line is the return. Little if any community activities anymore, much less any raises. The company hired a consulting firm to see why so many folks were leaving the company, supposedly folks at new company are leaving in droves. Management is just a puppet on some strings for the upper management cutting cost. Worked there for years but left when the bottom line was the only requirement. Be aware as it starts out fine then the headaches begin with not doing enough, pay raises stop, and life becomes hard, so be careful. Harris is not the Harris it was before, when talking to associates I use to work with they are very unhappy and seeking other jobs.
Pros
9/80 is great but may go away.
Cons
Bad morale, low pay increases, and poor management.
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Work with interesting technologies
Software Engineer II (Former Employee) –  Melbourne, FLJuly 1, 2015
Majority of the work is government contract related.
Not a fun environment during government cut backs.
Work can be very tedious due to heavy processes.
Pros
Every other Fridays off
Cons
Working as government contractor or related activities
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Harris GCSD
Subcontracts Financial Analyst (Former Employee) –  Palm Bay, FLJune 9, 2015
Harris provides advanced, technology-based solutions that solve government and commercial customers' mission critical challenges.
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tight knit work environment
electrical test tech (Former Employee) –  Rochester, NYJune 2, 2015
Harris was a great company to work for. the crew that I worked with was a tight knit crew, who liked working hard and having fun at the same time
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Professional environment
Engineering technician/Technical advisor (Former Employee) –  Palm Bay, FLMay 20, 2015
A special project lab culture with constant opportunities to create and discover new ways of doing.
Daily tasks were to develop a usable product from a concept of what some team was trying to accomplish.
Provided technical advise on how to get to the prototype stage from the idea or concept they provided.
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Great workplace with flexibile schedule.
Electronics Engineering Technician (Former Employee) –  Irving, TXMay 5, 2015
Harris has been a great company to work. The work schedule was flexible and the management was great to work for. However, in recent years the raises did not keep up with inflation, and our health care costs went WAY up when the company was forced to cancel our "good" insurance because of ObamaCare. Most recent raise was more than wiped out by increased health care costs. Loved the job, but could not afford to stay.
Pros
Flexible schedule
Cons
Raises did not keep up with inflation.
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Advancement slow, but a decent place to grow
Engineer (Current Employee) –  Melbourne, FLApril 30, 2015
Harris is a large company that can seem stifling to your career at times. They seem to value loyalty over talent which is good for some, but not for all. Healthcare has been eroded over the past few years.
Pros
Stable
Cons
Healthcare getting worse, bureaucracy
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Old job
Technical Support Help Desk Sr (Former Employee) –  Denver, COApril 29, 2015
Nothing much to say about my first job. It was a fun place to work, co-workers were amazing and management was a hoot. I'd go back to them if I could.
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Professional
Facilities Engineer (Current Employee) –  Chantilly, VAMarch 14, 2015
Professional work environment with hard-working people, and an enjoyable team of experienced professionals willing to help and learn from each other. I continue to enhance my working knowledge and have gained valuable experience. I have recently be promoted. I am proud to work along side such a group of knowledgeable professionals.
Pros
work hard and play hard. occasional free lunch and group outings.
Cons
annual salary has not increased in three years
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Great place to work, fast-paced and on the edge of new technology.
Contractor - Sr. Accountant/Cost Accountant (Current Employee) –  Lynchburg, VAMarch 9, 2015
Serious business atmosphere, good place to work but they are not hiring permanent positions which as a contractor I would prefer.
Pros
hi-tech industry, competitive, quality products, good people.
Cons
tough market for everyone but this industry is really tough.
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International Business Development Manager
Major Accounts Manager, Central and Latin America (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAMarch 4, 2015
Successfully led a BD team in exploiting strategic opportunities to gain market share from international competition.
Recognized leader in technology for Andean region
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Fun to work there. Enjoyed my time there. Understanding management.
Student Programmer/Data Entry Operator (Former Employee) –  Kennedale, TXMarch 2, 2015
Student programmer. Learning atmosphere. Everyone willing to help me learn and correct my mistakes. Never made to feel inept. Good place to work.
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High paced, exciting, ever changing atmosphere
Project Manager/Lead Network Engineer (Former Employee) –  Groton, CTFebruary 25, 2015
Address network issues, prepare upgrades, configuration, installation, customer interaction.

Plan, Coordinate, Schedule and perform system maintenance, upgrades, and troubleshooting for Navy and Marine Corp Internet.

Challenging customer, short time tables,exciting.
Pros
variable work schedules
Cons
often sub standard military infrastructure
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