BAE Systems USA Reviews

Updated Dec 6, 2021

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BAE Systems USA President and CEO Tom Arseneault
Tom Arseneault
210 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance and teamwork(in 129 reviews)

  • "9/80 work week is key for work life balance(in 123 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The disconnect from upper management from middle management is difficult to work with(in 72 reviews)

  • "Large company can be very difficult to navigate unless you have the right sponsorship(in 49 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years
      Featured Review

      Great work environment with many options for both career and personal growth

      Dec 12, 2020 - Director of Engineering 
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      Pros

      Challenging and meaningful work. Great environment. Company that cares about both personal well-being and career growth.

      Cons

      Larger process driven organization which results in changes taking longer to make the way through the full organization

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company - well organized - strong career track

      Dec 6, 2021 - Senior Manager in Tysons Corner, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company - well organized - strong career track

      Cons

      very diverse customer base and multiple offerings may it difficult to focus

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Thrilled with the opportunity BAE gave me

      Dec 4, 2021 - Sourcing Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Culture Driven Team Great Products Awesome Environment

      Cons

      Some of the processes aren’t great leading to some chaos, but you’ll have that a lot of places

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Work Environment

      Dec 4, 2021 - Senior Sales Director in Tampa, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture, people and products and services

      Cons

      Very conservative organization due to requiring SSA.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Hard to get much better than BAE in the government contracting world

      Dec 3, 2021 - Senior Systems Administrator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very competitive pay, top tier leadership, quality/cheap benefits and a very good culture overall.

      Cons

      Through 2 years, I haven't found many outside the employee portal being on a slow virtual machine.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Government Subcontractor perspective

      Nov 30, 2021 - Technical Writer/Editor in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great team of employees - Solid training opportunities - Management respects and values employees

      Cons

      - Salary could be higher - No room for promotion

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Company Unfair Leadership

      Nov 28, 2021 - Chief Operator in Radford, VA
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      Pros

      Pay is above average Mostly wonderful people to work with Almost all supervision is great Showers Union Steelworkers Satisfying work for a cause

      Cons

      Year round coveralls must be worn Hot in Summer Frigid in Winter Very dated buildings and equipment Locked in from start of shift till end Heavily guarded, subject to search Can't be in love they will oust you HR is ridiculous and immature Will hire anyone that has no felony record Let's seniority dictate leadership roles Dangerous explosive work environment Strict rules, subject to prosecution if disobedience is bad

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      BAE Systems

      Nov 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly environment, Good wages, good Holidays

      Cons

      None I can think of

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good Company, Low Tech

      Dec 1, 2021 - Senior Principal Software Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
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      Pros

      Flexible schedule, decent pay and benefits

      Cons

      Low tech, management seems distant

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Decent

      Nov 16, 2021 - Systems Engineer in Huntsville, AL
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      Pros

      Flexible work Tons of learning resources

      Cons

      Not competitive benefits Funding issues for programa

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