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General Atomics Reviews

Updated Sep 14, 2019

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3.7
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83%
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General Atomics CEO Neal Blue
Neal Blue
306 Ratings
Pros
  • "Retirement Benefits and 9/80 work schedule(in 93 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, awesome schedule great co-workers(in 62 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management favors former military who think they’re still in the(in 24 reviews)

  • "With large growth comes large growing pains(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company!"

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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Atomics

    Pros

    Company provides an excellent compensation package including 401k and company funded pension.. team oriented environment. Working at GA felt like I was part of something very important

    Cons

    Excessive travel has strained work/life balance

    General Atomics2017-04-25

    General Atomics Response

    May 5, 2017Systems Administrator

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your review about your work experience with General Atomics and affiliated companies.

  2. "Excellent ecperience"

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Atomics

    Pros

    great pay great work atmosphere

    Cons

    long hours too many males

    Advice to Management

    keep going

    General Atomics2016-01-28
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company, just wasn't for me"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager III 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, good people, and nice facilities.

    Cons

    Cubicle work and no end in sight to tasking.

    Advice to Management

    Meet or exceed what L3, Raytheon, or Lockheed are paying and give more time off.

    General Atomics2019-09-14
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Life at GA"

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    Current Employee - Engineer V in San Diego, CA
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance with excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Lack of vision from management.

    General Atomics2019-09-11
  5. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - SQE in San Diego, CA
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    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High tech defense company

    Cons

    Behind in work environment technology

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with the industry standards

    General Atomics2019-09-14
  6. "Working with GA"

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    Former Employee - SSR I in Poway, CA
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Atomics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company when it comes to being taken care of while traveling

    Cons

    Repayment of travel funds slow

    Advice to Management

    Ensure employees who can’t deploy aren’t overlooked.

    General Atomics2019-09-11
  7. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Accounting Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great owners. Great team. Great work life hours.

    Cons

    No cons that’s I’ve encountered

    General Atomics2019-09-11
  8. "Integration Technician"

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    Current Employee - Integration Technician in El Mirage, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good coworkers, great benefits, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    sometimes work can be slow, and the days drag. remote location.

    General Atomics2019-09-11
  9. "Account Manager"

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    I have been working at General Atomics

    Pros

    Interesting and innovative new products

    Cons

    Virtually all businesses decision both large and surprisingly small are controlled by a single autocratic individual.

    Advice to Management

    Great company have more faith in your people

    General Atomics2019-09-01
  10. "Great Place to Start Out"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician 
    Recommends

    I worked at General Atomics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, good environment, you won't break your back, good hours

    Cons

    Politics, walking on egg shells

    General Atomics2019-09-14
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