DynCorp International

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DynCorp International Reviews

Updated August 16, 2014
Updated August 16, 2014
342 Reviews
3.4
342 Reviews
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James Geisler
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good pay even though you are in a war zone (in 25 reviews)

  • Hours of operations, Great people to work with, "By the book" maintenance (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management does not know what is going on or how to run the program (in 11 reviews)

  • Being away from home, but that's expected when signing up (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Okay overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Program Financial Analyst

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great co-works, benefits good, work-life balance good, management good, flexible schedule, staff development is good, upward mobility ... Opportunities around the world...

    Cons

    Contract work, so possibility that my position could go away in a few years. No tuition reimbursement on my contract...employer match has been cut back to save money.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Excilerating

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Office Assistant  in  Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Huntsville, AL

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    No two days are ever the same. Since this company has locations all around the world. There is always something happening, 24/7. The opportunity for growth is excellent. The general overhead is low, so everyone wears many hats. I am learning something new everyday. I love interacting with people all over the world. I get to work with true american heroes. The ethics are top notch. There is a social contract that is signed and followed to the letter. This definitely makes for a very pleasant work atmosphere. The leadership training is relevant immediately to our managers, not just something they can use in the future. I love it here.

    Cons

    You need to be available 24/7, 365. They keep the overhead low, but this creates a bottleneck sometime to get something processed. Some of the software applications need to be updated and more user friendly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer the bonuses to everyone, not just managers. This is truly a team environment. Everyone on the team needs to be rewarded, not just the managers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Quality Corporate Ownership and Leadership

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director In Human Resources  in  Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Director In Human Resources in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Our Owner and our Chairman/CEO are the best that I've worked for. They always seem to have the DI Star in mind when they must make those tough decisions regarding staffing. I have never seen the CEO unkind--firm, yes, demanding, yes, but kind.

    Cons

    The uncertainty for the company staff because of the uncertain win or lose in government contracting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more all-hands communication

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Once in a lifetime opportunity

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Pay, vacation, overseas service, experience and great people

    Cons

    Politics, hours, access to basic things: Internet
    Personal items

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Read resumes, you have people with leadership potential and years of experience wasted on menial positions

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    operation different types of equipment according to work order [ tmr].

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Heavy Vehicle Operator  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Heavy Vehicle Operator in Houston, TX

    I worked at DynCorp International as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good ,pay system is ok

    Cons

    you miss home,family and friends.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    upgrade

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Love this company.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company is full of intelligent, helpful, team players.

    Cons

    The company has made benefit cuts to compete with this poor economy. I hope once the economy turns around the company will remember that the employees gave up benefits in bad time hoping to have them returned with good times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember to coach and mentor your employees, they are an investment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall experience was pleasant and exactly what was expected.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Got paid on time. Uniforms were provided and we had most specialized tools to perform all facets of aircraft maintenance.

    Cons

    Being away from home, but that's expected when signing up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Review

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director of Pricing  in  Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Director of Pricing in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Gaffney's vision, leadership, mentoring. Completely different company since Cerberus bought us.

    Cons

    "It's not my job"; "It's the COE's fault", "COE's do not support us" and like statements from middle management and below that tarnish relationships.
    Common statements within BATs and COEs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't compound bad decision made several years ago and perpetuate it. It might be better to snap a chalk line and start over.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Long hours, good pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant  in  Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great people who are dedicated

    Cons

    long hours that extend into home life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    flex time means flex time, not take your laptop home after working 12 hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sorry it is ending

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ICL Supervisor  in  Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - ICL Supervisor in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great support from management at all levels. Being able to just get away to Dubai for three days is a bonus.

    Cons

    Very harsh environment, so if you have allergies to dust this is most definitely not the place for you. The summer will burn your biscuits as in HOT HOT HOT.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take the time to be there for your subordinates especially during this period of the project.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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