BAE Systems USA Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Uncertain times with impending redundancies at the moment."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Farnham, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA

    Pros

    - Good work life balance with social events aplenty, along with good camaraderie amongst work colleagues. - Good benefits package, although remuneration could be better.

    Cons

    - Uncertain times with impending redundancies at the moment in particular for experienced hires. - Many colleagues are respectfully "old timers", although this is being addressed. - Work can be dull at times.

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  2. "Great Company - Cares About Employees"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Mount Laurel, NJ

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    Cares about their employees good work-life balance

    Cons

    I don't have issues with this company


  3. "BAE systems"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Technologist in Rockville, MD

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    great flexibility and work life balance

    Cons

    everything other than work schedule not on par with the competition

  4. "Great perks, bland work sometimes"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer II in York, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Higher paying in the area, good vacation, instant 401K vest, low-stress, job security, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Long time for projects to get moving/approval, a lot of projects are similar as the vehicle processes are pretty simple and don't have justification to upgrade

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  5. "BAE Systems Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer 

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    Work-Life Balance, PTO, Benefits, Bonuses

    Cons

    Mainly No Complaints From Me.

  6. "Ok Compant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Rockville, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance and good people to work with

    Cons

    Poor management and organization structure

  7. "Would gladly recommend"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Environmental Engineer in Hill Air Force Base, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people, the projects, the culture, and the work-life balance

    Cons

    Very large and at times bureaucratic

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  8. "Fantastic company!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People, Mission, Work/Life Balance, and positive work environment

    Cons

    Healthcare benefits leave a bit to be desired

  9. "Good Workplace"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, good technical work

    Cons

    Old, small workplace with many private offices

  10. "Work Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - family oriented environment - everyone and anyone is happy to help - work life balance is definitely valued and understood

    Cons

    - defense company stereotypes of slow movement and processing are true (but this is to provide safe and reliable security)

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