Raytheon
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www.raytheon.com Waltham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Excellent place to start

Mechanical Engineer I (Current Employee)
Tucson, AZ (US)

I have been working at Raytheon

Pros-Compensation
-Benefits package
-Work/life balance
-Cool factor of some of the work
-Opportunity to move within the company
-Nice people

Cons-Older people
-Bureaucratic structure
-Long life cycle of projects
-Old school managers
-Compartmentalized structure
-Work pace varies from time to time

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement seems to be divided into two camps. There are the old school guys and the guys that understand what young employees are looking for.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Liked Tucson, liked co-workers, detested management

Principal Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Tucson, AZ (US)

I worked at Raytheon


Pros: If you enjoy sitting at your desk killing time for months at a time, then this is the place for you. On several occasions, I… Cons: Very politically charged situation that has nothing to do with ability or accomplishments. If you brown nose then, even though you can't figure out… Advice to Senior Management: Fire yourselves and get people that have a clue about how to develop software that does more than… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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I worked at Raytheon


Pros: Potential of opportunities to work on Defense for the United… Cons: Very delayed and inaccurate feedback on performance. It appears to be that Program and Project Management have unwritten criteria that their dissatisfaction is to be… Advice to Senior Management: Have your Project Engineers and Program Management develop sufficent ego to be willing to appropriately interface with employees even when… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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