BAE Systems USA Reviews

Updated Oct 16, 2021

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3.8
81%
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86%
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BAE Systems USA President and CEO Tom Arseneault
Tom Arseneault
193 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance and teamwork(in 129 reviews)

  • "9/80 work week is key for work life balance(in 123 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The disconnect from upper management from middle management is difficult to work with(in 72 reviews)

  • "Large company can be very difficult to navigate unless you have the right sponsorship(in 49 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years
      Featured Review

      Great work environment with many options for both career and personal growth

      Dec 12, 2020 - Director of Engineering 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging and meaningful work. Great environment. Company that cares about both personal well-being and career growth.

      Cons

      Larger process driven organization which results in changes taking longer to make the way through the full organization

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Career Path

      Apr 24, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good flexibility. Nice people to work with

      Cons

      Not a lot of room to improve. Promotions are poor and the path to get them is unclear. Focus on technology over business vision.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Oct 16, 2021 - Financial Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of flexibility and good pay compared to peers

      Cons

      Nothing particularly comes to mind

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company

      Oct 16, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall good company. Like any large company and strong union can be challenging.

      Cons

      Union to much power, management couldn’t do what was needed.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Low Salary

      Oct 14, 2021 - Mechanical Engineer in Rockville, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great coworkers and very helpful.

      Cons

      Low Salary and lack of HR help.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company to work for

      Oct 13, 2021 - Full Motion Video Analyst in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      This Company will navigate you through contract work and is great wonderful company to work for.

      Cons

      Contract work can get complex because each person can have their one contracts and sub contracts.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great benefits and pay

      Oct 13, 2021 - Manager FP&A in Cedar Rapids, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The pay and benefits are great. My co-workers and manager are all wonderful to work with

      Cons

      Lots and lots a of financial reporting. Repeating the same information over and over again but in different formats for different departments. Corporate really needs to take a look at all the waste from excessive reporting requirements.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      in the matrix

      Oct 10, 2021 - Principal Engineer in Nashua, NH
      Recommend
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      Pros

      diverse team, clear mission, security

      Cons

      big convoluted org chart, matrix reporting, heavy on slogans

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good company

      Oct 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good work life balance good pay

      Cons

      bad management no one has a clue

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great contractor

      Oct 8, 2021 - Statistical Analyst in Ogden, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      BAE is huge and still growing, so they aren't going anywhere.

      Cons

      Tend to overpay new hires and underpay as you gain experience, so a lot of the 2 or 3 year employees start jumping ship.

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