Exelis

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Smart people, prepare to work your butt off

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Bowie, MD (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD (US)

Pros

Rapid growth. Work alongside a diverse group of very bright people. Free information sharing and collaboration. Plenty of scientific disciplines to gain exposure to. Somewhat uncompetitive pay but very solid benefits package. They will hold all-hands meetings to recognize your hard work.

Cons

Senior leadership overconfident in their expertise, thus making massive routine technical blunders. You will work stretches of overtime for months (perhaps indefinitely) compensating for their gaffes. You will live there and rarely see your family, but hey, free dinner!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If you don't truly know how something works, get off your Ph.D. and leverage other talent that does.

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Other reviews for Exelis

  1.  

    Excellence is what this company strives for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Transportation Lead
    Current Employee - Transportation Lead

    Pros

    ITT Exelis has some excellent benefits while working overseas. Insurance and Bonuses are a plus.

    Cons

    Working overseas in Afghanistan is a drawback.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would wish that we were the Prime Contractor on LCIV/ TO5.

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  2.  

    Engaging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Rochester, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY (US)

    Pros

    There is a strong sense of community.

    Cons

    There seems to be a lack of foresight with management.

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