DynCorp International Reviews

Updated August 4, 2015
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Pros
  • Good pay compared to some of the other companies (in 29 reviews)

  • DynCorp is a huge company that offers a wide varity of job postings around the world (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Performing in overseas locations and long hours (in 13 reviews)

  • To be expected) Upper management was not as affected though (in 12 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (6)

    Challenging environment but opportunities exist

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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. Electronic Managent Technical Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electronic Document Management (EDM) Technical Analyst in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Electronic Document Management (EDM) Technical Analyst in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at DynCorp International (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great group of people that are easy to work with

    Cons

    Communication, No cross-training, too many meetings


  3. Great company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Great company overall. Ability to learn a lot.

    Cons

    No job security. No room for advancement.


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  5. Great Government Contracting Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Logistics Supervisor in Mc Lean, VA
    Former Employee - Logistics Supervisor in Mc Lean, VA

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    competitive pay with great benefits. The health and dental care are a fraction of what you would pay with a typical contracting company.

    Cons

    Not enough jobs overseas. Dyncoprs overseas presence has always been in the middle of the pack when it comes to overseas companies. A few more bids and wins on those bids will work great for a company with such promise.


  6. Former Employee

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Great Work Environment, Great Management

    Cons

    I have no cons. Great company


  7. OK

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Patuxent River, MD
    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Patuxent River, MD

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Working for dyncorp is an interesting experience. The pay is good and it is a steady job.

    Cons

    The management is very closed minded and not open to new ideas. Some have them have no clue what is going on.

    Advice to Management

    Higher younger more knowledgeable people not a retiree that hasnt worked on aircraft for 20+ years.


  8. Project Controls

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Controls in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Project Controls in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time

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

    Pros

    Change in Leadership on the horizon; hopeful change in Proposals so that we may begin to win work.

    Cons

    Complacent work environment, Weak HR.... REALLY WEAK. No one is held accountable for their inability to perform the work that they were hired to do in Project Controls. HR decisions has hindered the ability of our direct manager. The people who know cost can not staff to the level needed with the talent required to make a difference. HR is the worst I have ever seen. We are not talking about most HR workers, I am talking about Management and Senior Management. They will not hold people accountable when management brings them an issue with their employees. Their actions are appalling.

    Advice to Management

    Hold people accountable so that my manager who knows what is supposed to happen can make it happen. Replace HR with employees who can aid managers in managing when there is an issue. Do NOT lay off people who WONT or DONT work, Fire them!


  9. I think they spent more then they could afford

    Former Employee - Logistics Operations Specialist/Buyer in Mc Lean, VA
    Former Employee - Logistics Operations Specialist/Buyer in Mc Lean, VA

    I worked at DynCorp International (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy work environment laid back atmosphere

    Cons

    They did not hire me on full time


  10. Flight Operations Project Manager

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    Current Employee - Flight Operations Project Coordinator in Melbourne, FL
    Current Employee - Flight Operations Project Coordinator in Melbourne, FL

    I have been working at DynCorp International (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent working hours and large selection of careers

    Cons

    Pay raises a bit slow, and promotions

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the layers of management, review procurement processes, and logistics functions.


  11. IT Project Manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Melbourne, FL
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Melbourne, FL

    I worked at DynCorp International (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Allowed to work with minimum of oversite

    Cons

    too many in the management and not enough workers

    Advice to Management

    hire more workers



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