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BAE Systems USA Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2019

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3.4
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71%
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BAE Systems USA CEO Jerry DeMuro
Jerry DeMuro
369 Ratings
Pros
  • "Every friday off 9/80 work schedule(in 106 reviews)

  • "Amazing work life balance and they totally support working families(in 99 reviews)

Cons
  • "upper management hires terrible workers and never fires the ones they should(in 63 reviews)

  • "They're a large company and you're nothing but an employee number in their system(in 38 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Secure Job With Decent Pay Outside of MA"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Nashua, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong recession proof government contract company that pays above average salaries and is too big to ever fail. As long as countries continue to put money into military defense, which is forever, this company will continue to grow and make money. There are also a lot of very knowledgeable co-workers around you throughout the entire country you can lean on to help you if you get stuck on a project or task. Almost all...

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    Cons

    While the benefits package is average to slightly better than most companies in the area for medical - dental - eye care & 401k match, the only major drawback is the fact they do not offer sick time (you have to use personal vacation time when you are sick), you also have to accumulate / earn days off each month after only being given 5 days off at the beginning of the year [every other company I've ever worked for...

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    Advice to Management

    Consider higher yearly cost of living raises for people making under 130k to keep them from jumping ship to other government contract companies that are offering higher salaries to take our best and brightest away.

    BAE Systems USA2019-07-16
  2. "Good large company"

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      Former Employee - Program Manager 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Lots of internal training opportunites

      Cons

      Lots of layers and costs impact competitiveness

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-15
    • "Great Vision"

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      Current Employee - Systems Engineer I in Endicott, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Freedom to approach Management Good business objectives Good Leadership

      Cons

      Large organizations are slower to change business strategies Overcompensate customers and contractors

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-14
    • "Great place to work for"

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      Former Employee - QA Inspector in Manchester, NH
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time

      Pros

      It was very close home, great salaries

      Cons

      It was for a short time

      Advice to Management

      Keep it up

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-10
    • "Good"

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      Former Employee - IT Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      They are nice people to work with

      Cons

      The canteen facility wasnt great

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-10
    • "Life at BAE"

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      Former Employee - Test Technician Ll in Nashua, NH
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      a great place to work, great people and helpful team and management

      Cons

      sometimes the communication within the factory and managers to employees can be better especially

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-09
    • "BAE Systems"

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      Former Employee - Information Technology in Salt Lake City, UT
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time

      Pros

      Good people, good projects, and decent salary.

      Cons

      Management is disconnected, doesn't listen, and doesn't care.

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-10
    • "Good international company in the ship repair industry"

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      Former Employee - Craft Manager in San Francisco, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Upward mobility 401 k On job training

      Cons

      As a large corporation sometimes the individual gets lost

      Advice to Management

      Remember the employees make the company

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-09
    • "Short but sweet"

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      Former Employee - Item Manager in Warner Robins, GA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Very good pay for the job.

      Cons

      No training and very short term.

      Advice to Management

      More training and oversight would be helpful.

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-18
    • "Unethical"

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      Current Employee - Manager in Arlington, VA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Benefits and pay are fair.

      Cons

      Mostly men. Majority white.

      Advice to Management

      Don’t overlook unethical behavior because of friendships or trying to meet a diversity quota.

      BAE Systems USA2019-07-18
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