DynCorp International

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DynCorp International Reviews in Fort Worth, TX

Updated October 12, 2014
Updated October 12, 2014
363 Reviews
3.3
363 Reviews
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Pros
  • Good pay compared to some of the other companies (in 27 reviews)

  • Hours of operations, Great people to work with, "By the book" maintenance (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Long hours, Logistics(parts/materials) Living Accomodations (in 13 reviews)

  • Upper management does not communicate effectively so issues constantly arise (in 12 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Quality Corporate Ownership and Leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 (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
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 (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
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Long hours, good pay

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    • 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 (less than an 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
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Ideal employer for those willing to work hard, apply themselves, and who are dedicated to learning more about business

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

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Strong company values for which people are held accountable; companywide sense of pride in the mission - people care about the work they are doing; opportunities to learn more to advance your career are limitless

    Cons

    Market dynamics make this a challenging time for anyone who contracts with the U.S. government; not a place for those just looking to "show-up" each day who are not invested in the work they do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to focus on core values across company; continue to hold people accountable for delivering results and living the company values

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company, great opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fort Worth, TX

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

    Pros

    A very caring company that cares about their employees and their success and growth is essential part of DI. The opportunities for growth are endless here at DI. The leadership is focused on growing the company and all as the motto states "One Team - One Mission".

    Cons

    The impact we face as a Goverment Services Industry.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    If you know your stuff and need little help, GO FOR IT.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Employee in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Salary and benefits are king! If you really know your stuff and have an ample amount of experience i.e. 10 years or more, then this is a great paying, I mean awesome paying job that should not be passed up. Well, provided you are a single person or have a very patient spouse who doesn't mind waiting for you while you put some dough away for your future.

    Cons

    Comunication. After having to meet some pretty strict criteria to get the job, you may feel a bit ripped off by some of the inexperienced individuals that pop up every now and then. The lines of communication leave something to be desired which is no atmosphere for the inexperienced in my opinion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Feedback is the best keyword. When asked for information, at least let someone know you are awake received the request and are working on it.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    HR

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, compensation is decent, good work-life , no personal growth

    Cons

    Low employee moral, no raises in several years..at least let employees wear jeans for moral, leadership is old school, benefits USED to be good, not anymore. Office culture is boring compared to new trendier companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on employee moral with little things that go a long way.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    I enjoy working here.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cisco Voice Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Cisco Voice Engineer in Fort Worth, TX

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

    Pros

    After April 2013 working in IT got 75% better. A lot of improvements have been made within the IT department as a whole and there are good IT managers willing to give you a chance to move up if you work hard. Training is okay. Most of the training I've gotten to advance my career has been done on my own initiative, at my own expense, and on my own time. There is a lot of opportunity to learn and get experience with a wide spectrum of technologies. Not a lot of perks company wise that I can think of.

    Cons

    As far as job security, it's only good when there's a major war going on.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good first job where I gain lots of education and experience

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

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Mentors
    Opportunities to grow and advance in your career.
    Educational/tuition reimbursement opportunities.
    Set policies and procedures set in place for almost anything (I didn't realize how valuable this was until I worked for a company with no policies/procedures).
    Great Benefits

    Cons

    Work/life balance - at times I was working 70-80 hours per week, on-call and expected to be available 24/7.
    Some favoritism
    Some people in management positions did not deserve them or do a good job in them, making it more difficult for their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall I feel like this is a good company to work for, but a lot of that has to do with the department and people that you work with/for. I believe that it opened many doors for me and taught me so much.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Accounts Payable Clerk

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Support in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Support in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    DynCorp is Government Contractor. Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Due to Goverment shut down in October, 2013. Its cost alot of job laid off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    DynCorp is a large goverment contract. Its really detail and efficience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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