Lockheed Martin
3.4 of 5 2,028 reviews
www.lockheedmartin.com Bethesda, MD 5000+ Employees

Lockheed Martin Reviews

Updated Apr 23, 2014
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3.4 2,028 reviews

                             

80% Approve of the CEO

Lockheed Martin President & COO Marillyn Hewson

Marillyn Hewson

(374 ratings)

70% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "This is really a wonderful place for a working mother - great work/life balance"
    in 178 reviews
  • "with a 9/80 work schedule we are off every other Friday"
    in 78 reviews
Cons:
  • "Also, it's a crapshoot when it comes to the "work/life balance" they advertise"
    in 38 reviews
  • "Large company in a contacting field makes it difficult to feel part of the company"
    in 65 reviews
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Great Company

Engineer (Former Employee)
Orlando, FL (US)

I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood salary, great benefits. Great work environment. Interesting customers keep the daily job exciting.

ConsWhile there is opportunity to move within a division. There is not much opportunity to move between divisions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Always interesting

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Lockheed Martin

ProsYou are paid to spend time with top notch people -- smart, dedicated and ethical.

ConsGets tough when government cuts budget.

Advice to Senior ManagementAvoid the frequent reorgs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Complex technical products, high reliability

Science and Technology Director (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA (US)

I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThe company develops high technology products that are of very high quality given their mission critical nature. The organization values and expects the highest degree of ethical behavior. The team you work with is outstanding formed by highly qualified individuals working in a collaborative environment.,

ConsSome of the processes might be considered complex and slow down execution. This is mainly due to the size of the organization, a large company.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue changes that empower the team.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Strong engineering

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time

ProsGreat people to work with

ConsThere is too much infrastructure and redundant tasks, mostly driven by government customer requirements

Advice to Senior ManagementReduce the paperwork and statusing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Internship experience

IT Intern (Former Employee)
Owego, NY (US)

I worked at Lockheed Martin as an intern for less than a year

ProsWorked with good people. Got some real world experience. Decent work hours.

ConsProject I worked on was not that challenging.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Lockheed Martin

ProsYou get to work on some exciting projects that no one knows about and have pride in your work.

ConsI question some of the hires, you can find yourself working with people that are not qualified for their position.

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Fairly good but they put profit ahead of people

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Lockheed Martin

ProsPeople to work with are good

ConsPolitics, too much beauocratic nonsense

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to gain experince

Test Engineer (Current Employee)
Moorestown, NJ (US)

I have been working at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat starting salary, excellent benefits. Excellent knowledge base from employees.

ConsLack of advancement. managers are stretched thin and not in the know of most their employees. employee perks have decreased in the past few years.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Mechanical Designer (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time for more than 5 years

ProsI have been working in Lockheed Martin for 6 years. I love to work with this company because I love military.

ConsI like to design in mechanical equipments and everyone in the same department.

Advice to Senior ManagementMy manager is good guy and helped employees with fair.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Enlightening

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Lockheed Martin full-time

ProsDiversity of exposure to technical experiences.

ConsMore commercial environment exposure to enhance diversified experiences.

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