Overview

Introduction

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that designs and manufactures advanced technology systems and products, and also offers management, engineering, technical, scientific, logistics, and information services. They are mainly focused on domestic and foreign defense and civil markets — with the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal government agencies accounting for the majority of its business. The company's activities are organized around four principal areas: aeronautics, electronic systems, informati...

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Employer Type

Public

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Size

10,001+ Employees

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Featured Rankings

Best Consulting Firms for Aerospace & Defense Consulting


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Major Departments/Practice Areas

Aerospace & Defense


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Major Office Locations

Bethesda, MD


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Employment Contact

Eva Moyer - Human Resources Director

Firsthand Findings

The overwhelming reaction to including Lockheed Martin on our consulting survey is "huh?". Which is understandable: the firm is, after all, primarily known as an aerospace specialist and defense contractor. But, given that much of its work is done for the government, and that much of that work involves sending contract employees to recommend and implement technology solutions, the firm does meet the definition of a consulting outfit. Not that it matters to its reputation as an employer: while it has seen some layoffs in recent years, the firm's revenues and headcount both appear to be on the up again, and its reputation as a gold-plated name for anyone with the technical chops to cut it has not suffered one iota. Throw in its status as a family-friendly employer, and...

About the Company

Lockheed Martin is a global security company focused on domestic and foreign defense and civil markets, with the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal government agencies accounting for the majority of its business.  Historically, more than 80 percent of the firm’s annual revenue has come from the U.S. government, with sales to international governments and a small amount of commercial activity making up the remainder.  

The firm designs and manufactures advanced technology systems and products, and also offers management, engineering, technical, scientific, logistics and information services.  Its activities are organized around four principal areas: aeronautics, electronic systems, information systems and global services (IS&GS), and space systems.  It maintains locations in 500 cities an...

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