Diversity & Inclusion

We recognize that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

SHPE STAR of Tomorrow award
recepient Louis Terry
Read about Louis' journey and his aspirations with the SHPE community.  
GettingHired and BAE Systems, Inc. We're proud to partner with GettingHired, an organization supporting companies who seek to hire individuals with disabilities. 
Products by warfighters for warfighters Although Craig Stout is no longer on the front lines, he still supports the same mission.  
HirePurpose and BAE Systems, Inc. Explore opportunities for transitioning military and veterans on our HirePurpose profile.

Employee resource groups

The Multicultural Network (MCN) is an employee-led organization with the mission to help foster an environment in which cultural diversity and inclusion can thrive. The MCN serves as an umbrella organization, supporting several employee resource groups and their sponsored programs, activities and educational opportunities.

African Americans Committed to Excellence (AACE) This group enhances African Americans Committed to Excellence in the workplace and provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas, best practices and resources.
Abilities Beyond Limits and Expectations (ABLE) Abilities Beyond Limits and Expectations focuses on the abilities and value of people with challenges in the workplace and communities and increases awareness by advancing disability inclusion.
Asian Pacific Islanders Reaching Excellence (ASPIRE)
Asian Pacific Islanders Reaching Excellence seeks to create opportunities for collaboration, engagement, professional development, and community involvement for employees across the organization. 
Generations Working Together (GEN) Generations Working Together provides a forum that crosses generations for the candid exchange of information. It provides access to positive role models from all generations.
Hispanic Organization for Leadership Advancement (HOLA!)​​​​​​​
Hispanic Organization for Leadership Advancement is committed to proactive engagement, education and empowerment of employees from Hispanic heritage cultures.
Promoting equality through education, OutLink strives to provide a safe zone for LGBTQ employees and their allies.
Veterans Support Network (VSN) The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.
Women’s Inclusive Network (WIN) Women's Inclusive Network members have access to a variety of benefits, including a newsletter, internal and external networking events, and learning and development opportunities.


AARP Employer Pledge Signer
AARP Employer Pledge Signer
We signed the AARP Employer Pledge, affirming the value of developing diverse workforce for individuals of all ages.
Best Places to Work 2020 for LGBTQ Equality by the Corporate Equality Index
2021 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
Recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for scoring 100% on the Corporate Equality Index.
Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion 2019 by the Disability Equality Index
2020 Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion
Recognized by the American Association of People with Disabilities for scoring 100% on the Disability Equality Index.
Military Friendly Company 2019 Award
2021 Military Friendly Company 
Named a Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs. We’re fully committed to tapping into military talent.
Military Friendly Company 2019 Award
2020 Top Company for Veterans Awarded as a Top Company for Veterans in 2020 by U.S. Veterans Magazine. 

The People

Here, we're all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. Plus, we're just nice people.