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General Dynamics Mission Systems Manager Reviews

Updated 24 Apr 2020

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4.1
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General Dynamics Mission Systems President  Chris Brady
Chris Brady
5 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good Experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Pittsfield, MA

    I have been working at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time

    Pros

    Passionate Team, Ample Opportunities, Strong Leadership

    Cons

    Process Driven Work, Limitations in Defense Industry

    General Dynamics Mission Systems Response

    April 27, 2020CCO

    Thank you for your feedback. Teamwork, sharing ideas, creating technologies that never existed before…that’s our culture. Thanks for being a part of it!

  2. "Great People"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great teams who believe in supporting the mission

    Cons

    Communication and training are not well rounded

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Struggling with Strategy"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Fairfax, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great individuals and teams trying hard to deliver for their customers.

    Cons

    Unfocused leadership struggling to build new business. The BD functions are in disarray without focused, innovative leadership. They lose bids because they cannot effectively formulate a strategy and express it. They rely on existing contracts and embedded business and lack the new business funding to effectively compete. Very poor at attracting and maintaining talented people. The HR organization, particularly recruiting, is

  4. "GD Mission Systems"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary was fair Good mgmt visibility

    Cons

    Heavy workload and long hours Incentive pay not tied strictly to personal performance

  5. "Challenging but exciting role"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Blackwood, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working, competitive salary and bonus package. Extensive pension structure

    Cons

    Remote location, higher management very male dominated and stuck in the past in terms of mindset

  6. "Great People"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Taunton, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Awesome people to work with! Best benefit package I've ever had.

    Cons

    None really. What's not to like? Ok, maybe the cafeteria is a little pricey.

  7. "Solid company, great people, lots of opportunity"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Halifax, NS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to try new roles and learn new things. Solid company with great job security.

    Cons

    No down sides worth mentioning

  8. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Management 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Growth, work balance, life balance, people

    Cons

    Location, not many cons to report

  9. "Truly international company poised for growth"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Plenty of travel opportunities with new customers

    Cons

    Can be difficult to balance life style

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  10. "Good Work Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager 

    I worked at General Dynamics Mission Systems full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Talented colleagues and varied challenges

    Cons

    Large company that occasionally struggles with change

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