Great culture within teams and even projects, but disconnect between upper management and lower levels. LM social club provides additional opportunity to socialise with colleagues outside of work hours
On an industry wide scale for Software engineers, Lockheed is in the lower half which is hard to understand considering the extra burden of undergoing security clearance and also the size and revenue of the company.
Was sent to Melbourne for Agile training, and for personal development training too. There are also online courses for many different skills that you could want to learn about. Mainly I've learnt about the Agile process and its proper implementation.
The two graduates from this year were myself (male), and a female. There is a level of respect that is maintained in the office around her and every other employee, so I do not see any discrimination in any form there.
I was part of the GCC challenge - where a team of 7 participants will carry pedometers and track their steps throughout a 100 day period, and compete with other teams from countries all around the world. Lockheed also provides support for its employees through a program provided by HR.
Low-walled cubicles for easier communication but also allows for quiet periods. Location and facilities are well-presented and secure. We have a nice kitchen with free coffee from a pod machine. Dress code is semi-formal. Men wear suit pants and collared shirts, and women are in work clothes.