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Systems Engineers at Lockheed Martin give their company a 3.5 out of 5.0, while the average rating for Lockheed Martin is 3.8, making them 8% less happy than every other employee at Lockheed Martin and 8% less happy than every other Systems Engineer on CareerBliss - the happiest Systems Engineers work for SynchroNet.

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Systems Engineer
in Orlando, FL

"I have worked for Lockheed Martin for over 9 years. Lockheed is great company with strong values and an exceptional outlook. I would recommend Lockheed to anybody interested in finding a challenging engineering position."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Systems Engineer
in Washington, DC

"Good place for a stable job; however, not a fast-paced environment. Easy to get stuck in the defense community which utilizes proprietary software and doesn't give the opportunity for much training on new and emerging technologies. Take the good with the bad."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average Systems Engineer Ratings in the Past 4 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $3
2013 $3
2014 $3
Systems Engineer
in Orlando, FL

What do you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"The managers focus on the work you do. There is a minimum of favoritism and personality clashes."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company is contracting in size right now - make sure the project you are slated to support has long-term funding."

What don't you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"There isn't enough time or money spent on designing a nice product for internal applications."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more involved in project specifics, review work products for correctness."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Systems Engineer
in Herndon, VA
Company Culture 2 / 5

Average Lockheed Martin Attributes by Systems Engineer

Company Culture
3.5
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.2
Person You Work For
3.6
Rewards You Receive
3
Support You Get
3.6
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
3.6
Systems Engineer
in Marietta, GA

"Good place to work, but creativity is not actively rewarded."

What do you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"I loved being able to work on (arguably) the greatest fighter jet in the world."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Learn the chain of command, document all communications and activities, and push hard to make ideas acknowledged."

What don't you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"The rigidity of government contracting and the 'this is how we've always done things' mentality made it difficult to foster new ideas using new technologies."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I'd suggest that management become more apt to supply its workers with current computing tools and equipment on a more timely basis."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Systems Engineer
in Littleton, CO

What do you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"Exciting products, high quality people, dynamic solution challenges, commitment to excellence, corporate values."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Lockheed Martin expects the highest in talent and professionalism mostly due to the customers we interact with on a daily basis. My best recommendation is to approach this company like many others with an attitude of virtuosity, 'doing the common, uncommonly well'."

What don't you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"The only potential negative aspect of working at Lockheed Martin is the same issue of working at any large corporation, layers of bureaucracy, and speed of which change can be achieved."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"At Lockheed Martin, my biggest suggestion is to put more accountability onto the individual programs to create cost effective solutions while still providing a high quality product. At times I believe certain programs work under the belief of having a 'blank check'."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Systems Engineer

What do you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"New projects, forward thinking, good people. Good pay, good benefits."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Experience with military is very helpful. Be specific on skills."

What don't you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"At times it's too big, employees can get lost professionally."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more informative to your employees. We need to know too."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Systems Engineer
in Marietta, GA

"Avionics Systems Engineer responsible for flight deck design."

What do you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"Great people, facilities, location and steady work, great to work on high tech projects."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself, understand the company and what projects you might work on."

What don't you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"Travel to Atlanta, traffic is very bad, commute is over 3 hours a day."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better compensation for employees and change the way raises are computed."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Systems Engineer
Person You Work For 3.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Systems Engineer
in Rockville, MD

"I was generally satisfied with employer."

Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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