DynCorp International Reviews

Updated April 21, 2015
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DynCorp International Interim CEO James Geisler
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Pros
  • Good pay compared to some of the other companies (in 29 reviews)

  • Opportunity for challenging and rewarding work in numerous areas around the world (in 7 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. Featured Review

    Helpful (4)

    Challenging environment but opportunities exist

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Industry and mission
    Compensation and benefits (in general)
    People

    Cons

    Some areas/functions somewhat "siloed"
    Environment/Industry challenges

    Advice to Management

    Specific - learn to better assess talent
    General - Improve organization and focus

  2. A compnay that empowers you and allows you to make decisions based on your experience and skills and education.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Senior Technical Recruiter - Aviation/Logistics in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Contractor - Senior Technical Recruiter - Aviation/Logistics in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International as a contractor (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They treat you like a grown up. As long as you get your work done, they don not bother you.

    Cons

    Getting smailler everyday. They need to concentrate on bringing in civilian contracts instead of going for only military.

    Advice to Management

    Help aviation to realize and prepair for it's upcoming role as the bread winner at Dyncorp.

  3. Helpful (1)

    Manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The Mission and what we do every day to protect the world.

    Cons

    HR sucks! wait six months to find out if you got the job! Benefits suck now too.

    Advice to Management

    Overhaul HR. Give us back our benefits since raises are basically COLA.

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  5. supply technician

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supply in Melbourne, FL
    Former Employee - Supply in Melbourne, FL

    I worked at DynCorp International (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Co workers make you fill very welcome, flexible work hours, employee safety is a very big concern, benefits are very good

    Cons

    As normal your job is government contract dependent, management pushes there work off on, employees, receiving department does way to much work for being the lowest paid,

    Advice to Management

    cut the dead weight and hire in from the outside, department leads need to be held accountable, employees should not be doing there own yearly ratings.

  6. Helpful (2)

    It was one feast after another.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in McLean, VA

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People are professional. Benefits are in line with other similar companies. Location is near a metro stop on the recently opened silver line.

    Cons

    The company has not given pay raises for years.
    Downsizing is the current norm.

    Advice to Management

    Pay for performance.

  7. Stay far far away!

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

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    No pros at all. Expecially if your a woman.

    Cons

    Corporate does not care about the sites.

  8. Helpful (1)

    GSE Manager, Technician, Maintainer. Set up programs for a number of locations.

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The company cares and treats their employees as their top and best assets.

    Cons

    No cons. if you're not in the professional field.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

  9. Helpful (1)

    A failure of organizational leadership.

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

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility and some travel

    Cons

    Empire building and you will have more education and experience than your boss in most cases.

  10. Helpful (2)

    To many changes

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The services DynCorp International LLC provides

    Cons

    Too many changes happen just when the process starts flowing smoothly.

  11. Helpful (2)

    DynCorp is a decent place to work

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

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, Co-Workers are very nice

    Cons

    Management can be uncaring of employees

    Advice to Management

    Office culture

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