BAE Systems Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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BAE Systems Chief Executive  Charles Woodburn
Charles Woodburn
177 Ratings
Pros
  • "Mostly good progression opportunities, good flexible working and good opportunities(in 87 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is acceptable(in 62 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Management career progression better supported than engineering progression(in 17 reviews)

  • "Continually changing senior management which impedes a firm structure and direction for the workforce(in 17 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years
      Featured Review

      Great development and opportunity

      Nov 8, 2020 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Appetite for success, technical brainpower and systematic problem solving/innovation

      Cons

      Customer driven culture can be burdensome, the drive for change is real and taking effect

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Project Engineer

      May 16, 2018 - Project Engineer in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Independent, Decision making responsibility, Transparency in what we do and Honesty.

      Cons

      Growth, Training and development here at Bangalore

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Dream job yesterday

      Sep 4, 2021 - Business Development Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      World leading brand and capabilities, sense of contribution to meaningful causes

      Cons

      Organizational culture can be rigid, pay can be less than other primes for the same grade

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Review

      Aug 6, 2021 - FMV Analyst in Sai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Company Good Benefits, co-workers were nice generally . Management tried to keep you in the loop as much as able.

      Cons

      Management on the government side was lacking, but BAE did its best. Cliff Vesting on 401k

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Not great for a large company, little development

      Jul 20, 2020 - Engineer in North Goa
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good bonus, shares, pension and that's about it

      Cons

      Everything else - terrible management and culture

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Business Development Executive

      Dec 10, 2018 -  
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Great work-life balance - Helpful management

      Cons

      Not many opportunities to grow

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Secure but slow

      Sep 15, 2021 - Head of SHEQ in Barrow, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Secure, well paid, interesting, good people

      Cons

      Slow, quite political at times

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company to work for.

      Sep 15, 2021 - Human Resources Advisor in Preston, North West England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Potential to move career within same company.

      Cons

      Limited at professional staff level.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Innovative & Challenging Work with Good Work/Life Balance

      Sep 14, 2021 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Innovative & Challenging Work with Good Work/Life Balance

      Cons

      Time off benefits are limited

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Ok position

      Sep 14, 2021 - Environmental Technician in Wayne, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy work to do Good benefits

      Cons

      Loud work environment. Bad management.

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