Technically challenging and fun company to work for
Senior Advanced Media Specialist (Former Employee) – Tucson, AZ – February 13, 2014
A typical day for me at Raytheon was very enjoyable and challenging. We were required to wear many hats and learn new skills. I developed surveys, created and managed databases, and managed a digital asset management system. The most enjoyable part of my job was planning and executing live webcasts. Cameras, audio equipment, lighting, and encoding equipment surrounded my cubicle. It was heaven to me. Because budgets were tight I had to integrate and figure out how to use surplus equipment the Video Department was throwing away. I learned how to make things work on a shoestring budget. Management focused on the big global market most of the time, so it was challenging at times for management to understand the daily challenges the team faced. Something common in global companies. Overall a very positive experience with management. My co-workers were very supportive and always took the time to teach me new skills, and allow me to teach them as well. The hardest part of the job was meeting customers requirements with old equipment. Also, not being able to experiment and develop new innovative ways to live stream company events. The most enjoyable part of the job was the many, many people I knew and worked with over the 13 years I was at the company. Many were legacy employees who had worked for the company 30+ years. That says a lot about a company when you've been with them for 3 decades or more.
You work very hard and are rewarded when a program comes in.
Director, Customer Engagements & Integration (Former Employee) – Tewksbury, MA – March 17, 2018
It is a company that is ethical, professional and has been doing a great job on being more diversified. It has come a long way in promoting woman, I had worked there 48 years and had seen a lot of changes over the years. I enjoyed the people, liked being involved in different things, (marketing) and learned a great deal from this company.
Work life balance has come a long way
Men get promoted easily and a woman is always trying to get ahead
Software Engineer (Former Employee) – Mount Laurel, NJ – March 16, 2018
I had a great manager and great coworkers. The work was challenging and rewarding but the technology stack is ancient. There are two main problems that I would point out: the problem of 'why change it if it ain't broke' and the problem of 'it would cost too much to update it'. The office I worked at was small but I had more than enough personal space.