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14 days ago

Senior Associate Software Engineer

Metron Aviation Dulles, VA

Metron Aviation is looking to expand its ranks to support the growing need of Air Traffic Management (ATM) research, product development and mission…

30+ days ago

Naval Surface Analyst- ORCA

Metron Washington, DC

for this position include (but are not limited to): • Assisting the Chief of Naval Operations, Surface Warfare Directorate (OPNAV N96) by… Glassdoor

Metron Aviation Reviews

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Metron Aviation President & CEO James Gaughan
James Gaughan
3 Ratings

    Good Company Turned Bad

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

    I have been working at Metron Aviation full-time


    * Smart and talented coworkers
    * Laid back work environment
    * Some international work opportunities


    * Very few options for project work
    * Work is not particularly innovative, challenging, or interesting
    * Low salaries
    * Overpaid and top-heavy management. Why does such a small company need so many VPs?
    * Nearly all top management was brought in from the outside
    * No training or professional development opportunities. Every hour you work must be charged to a project and must be directly related to the project
    * Uncertain future

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Metron was once a really great company and a really great place to work. Then, the company got bought and everything became about money and profits rather than about the people. Also, most of the upper management is incompetent, lazy, and doesn't care about the people at the company.

    Advice to Management:
    * Demote the VPs that are not performing at the level they are getting paid for
    * Promote from within the company.
    * Focus on finding more fun and innovative project work to bid on
    * Provide some training and professional development opportunities
    * Continue pursuing international work

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO