Lockheed Martin Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 25 May 2020

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Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson
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204 Ratings
  1. "Alright place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Software Engineer in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time

    Pros

    Decent working environment for staff

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and alot of middle management

    Lockheed Martin2020-05-13
  2. "Secure jobs with reasonable salaries"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin

    Pros

    Good company to work for and the job tasks are interesting with the support of talented individuals. Strategic direction is solid with the backing of the US parent company.

    Cons

    Quality processes can be lacking in some areas and need to followed by many employees. Due to rapid growth a new work site is seriously in order. Middle and uppermangement tend to make decisions behind closed doors and decisions are usually reactive.

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    Lockheed Martin2010-04-25
  3. "Interesting work."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time

    Pros

    We do much more interesting stuff here than at the big Silicon Valley tech giants.

    Cons

    Could use more money though.

    Lockheed Martin2020-05-26
  4. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is good. Work culture is good

    Cons

    Health benefits is not good. Expensive.

    Lockheed Martin2020-05-12
  5. "Software"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer 

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    I have no cons of them

    Lockheed Martin2020-05-10
  6. "Steady job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary, interesting problems, great team

    Cons

    Very unprofessional management, quality of life really depends on your team

    Lockheed Martin2020-04-29
  7. "Cool work, good pay, but get a good program lead"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stable job. Good pay. Interesting work.

    Cons

    Very beurocratic at times. Certain programs are very outdated in their tools and technology they employ. There seems to be a focus of "if it aint broke, dont fix it" or a "good enough" attitude.

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    Lockheed Martin2020-04-20
  8. "Great place to work."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Honest, hardworking people and great work-life balance.

    Cons

    Outdated SDLC practices and stubborn management.

    Lockheed Martin2020-04-16
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Listening to employees"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Listens to employees Will learn alot Good job security Modern technologies

    Cons

    Although Lockheed Martin's technologies are modern, the vendors & customers you will have to work with usaully aren't using them. This means that if you are trying to avoid things like proprietary 50-year-old version control software, it is inevitable you will have to use it due to your vendors and customers using them.

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    Lockheed Martin2020-04-06
  10. "Solid Benefits and Flexible Work Schedule"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palmdale, CA

    I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible Work Schedule and friendly work environment

    Cons

    Limited control over what you can work on

    Lockheed Martin2020-04-10
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