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22 days ago

Web Developer

SAIC Washington, DC

- Must have extensive experience in design engineering, architecture definition and system development of web-based applications. - Experienced with… SAIC


26 days ago

Chief Software Engineer

SAIC Greenbelt, MD

SAIC is seeking a highly qualified Chief Software Engineer (CSE) for a software engineering support contract in Greenbelt, MD. The 5-year, $250M… SAIC


6 days ago

Java Developer with Oracle PL/SQL

SAIC Arlington, VA

in information engineering activities, is knowledgeable of general industry standards as well as database… SAIC


12 days ago

Software Test Engineer

SAIC Vienna, VA

Works under the direction of the Cross Functional Test Delivery Lead to develop test plans based upon system requirements, create test sets, design… SAIC


19 days ago

Software Systems / Applications / Development: Multiple Opportunities (Herndon / Chantilly /

SAIC Reston, VA

SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees… SAIC


30 days ago

Chief Software Engineer

SAIC Washington, DC

data systems; and may include any or all parts of the software development lifecycle… Ivy Exec


30+ days ago

Java Developer

SAIC Vienna, VA

phases of the software development life cycle including requirements… the Agile software development methodology and will be responsible for… ClickCast


30+ days ago

Software Systems / Applications / Development: Multiple Opportunities (Herndon / Chantilly / Reston / McLean)

SAIC Reston, VA

Developers Lead Software Engineers Junior, Mid and Senior Level Software Engineers… SAIC


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    No micromanaging, but no advancement, either

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    Pros

    * Freedom to telework, usually (although because it's "manager discretion," it varies wildly, even though our customers next to us have very liberal telework) -- Telework MAY be getting discontinued on our contract, unfortunately * All sorts of benefits on the federal customer's campus, such as a gym, daycare, amazing cafeterias, and others * SAIC University online training is free, so I guess that's nice * Personal time off accumulates decently enough, the longer you're there (after 5 years, I get about 5 1/2 hours every 2 weeks) * Lots of I.T. and H.R. support via a 1-800 number (easy to reach someone) * Anonymous complaint line for ethics or other violations * I've had more than one manager (due to retirements), and neither of them have micromanaged their employees at all

    Cons

    * Salaries on a federal contract are terrible * No room for advancement or promotion on our particular contract (because SAIC wants to stay competitive, I guess???? which makes no sense to me) * Tuition reimbursement has been eliminated * Health benefits have skyrocketed and are typical (higher co-pay for the more flexible plans, etc) * Telework can be eliminated at the manager's whim, and that's causing people to leave when combined with the low salaries and lack of advancement * Still no parental leave for childbirth (just disability) - although there are same-sex partner benefits

    Advice to Management

    Get with the times! Offer official telework to all employees, unless there is a genuinely compelling reason not to. It saves money and boosts morale. If customers (civil servants) have flexible telework, your SAIC employees could have it, too, without upsetting the customer. It's 2015. Train managers to see the benefit in telework. It's an affordable way to makeup for low salaries. AND... allow and encourage employees to move up the promotional ladder. Give us real training and encouragement in order to do that. Tell us how to make it happen and then help us do it; don't just give us lip service and empty promises. We will go elsewhere if we can't advance.


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