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L-3 Communications Reviews

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L-3 Communications Chairman, President and CEO Michael T. Strianese
Michael T. Strianese
259 Ratings

    Very Good

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    Former Employee - Systems Test Engineer  in  Rancho San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Systems Test Engineer in Rancho San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at L-3 Communications full-time for more than a year


    People were nice and did there best to find work after the contract ended. Benefits were good. Met some really amazing people while working on the project


    Big company, processes can take time like any other corporation

L-3 Communications Interviews

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014

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    IT Help Desk Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fort Detrick, MD (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Detrick, MD (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at L-3 Communications in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied for on-line job posting, was contacted by L-3 HR rep, next contact was by phone with an IT screener, then a week or so later an interview was arranged at the job site. A panel interview about 1.5 hours, was a neutral to positive experience, very good conversation occurred.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you used information only you had access to, to form a consensus and lead an effort for change using that information. (Or something like that)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No, though a negotiation was attempted, L-3 would not compromise.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

L-3 Communications Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

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Website www.l-3com.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Public (LLL)
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Unknown

L-3's good defense is its best commercial offense. L-3 Communications Holdings provides products and services to the government based on Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C3ISR), including systems for satellite, avionics (aircraft electronics), security, and marine communications. It also provides aircraft maintenance and modernization. The US government, primarily the Department of Defense (DoD), accounts for more than 80% of its business, but L-3 is expanding its commercial offerings. The company derives all of its income... More

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