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BAE Systems USA Reviews

Updated 27 Mar 2020

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3.6
73%
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82%
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BAE Systems USA President & CEO Jerry DeMuro
Jerry DeMuro
425 Ratings
Pros
  • "9/80 work schedule and ability to work from home 2 days/week(in 113 reviews)

  • "Work life balance and teamwork(in 105 reviews)

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  1. "BAE Williamtown Military Aerospace"

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     in Williamtown
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BAE Systems USA for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great location, friendly staff, plenty of training opportunities. The Lead-in-Fighter facility is modern and well equipped. They are always looking for opportunities to expand the business which provides many employment opportunities.

    Cons

    Due to them being a defence contractor, wages can be at the lower end of the scale for certain roles. They will load you up with work and not reward your efforts.

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    BAE Systems USA2016-08-08
  2. "I'm forced to do this"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    I get paid some money

    Cons

    Not a lot of pay though

    BAE Systems USA2020-02-13
  3. "Cool Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    Good company and great culture

    Cons

    Nothing really. It's a good company to work for

    BAE Systems USA2017-10-04
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome technical challenges"

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Variety of engineering work on offer

    Cons

    Lot's of top down cumbersome and ineffective process. Upper management, in Australia and the UK but less so in the USA, is still very much tied the 'command and control' model of management. They need to listen to the people they employed with skills more.

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    BAE Systems USA2014-07-17
  5. "Awesome technical challenges"

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    • Senior Management
    Senior Systems Engineer in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BAE Systems USA for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Variety of engineering work on offer

    Cons

    Lot's of top down cumbersome and ineffective process. Upper management, in Australia and the UK but less so in the USA, is still very much tied the 'command and control' model of management. They need to listen to the people they employed with skills more.

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    BAE Systems USA2014-07-17
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Focus on Core Business"

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    Systems Engineer in Adelaide
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at BAE Systems USA

    Pros

    Many good people and some very interesting projects.

    Cons

    Management is obsessively political and do not gain concensus with the drivers of their core-business.

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    BAE Systems USA2009-11-03
  7. "Good work, a lot of documentation"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Nashua, NH

    I worked at BAE Systems USA full-time

    Pros

    The technical work is amazing, and there are a ton of great mentors ready to teach.

    Cons

    The benefits are bad and get worse every year.

    BAE Systems USA2020-03-27
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Work schedule, try hard to keep employees happy

    Cons

    Difficult to move to a new position

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    BAE Systems USA2020-03-22
  9. "Steady Work with Interesting Projects"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Merrimack, NH
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Above average pay for the area

    Cons

    Middle management can use some improvement

    BAE Systems USA2020-03-24
  10. "Great Opportunity"

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    Current Employee - FMV Analyst in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great experience; good working hours

    Cons

    Switching day shift to night shift too often

    BAE Systems USA2020-03-24
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