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It was a lot of fun being a part of the space program, but lack of vision hurt the IT department.

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Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer  in  Brigham City, UT
Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Brigham City, UT

I worked at Alliant Techsystems full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

You are a part of the space program. Great people to work with. Very flexible work hours and the ability to work from home.

Cons

Senior IT management had a lack of vision and when the space program started winding down, they kept more management than needed and fired the people actually doing the work.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

See what is coming down the road and make adjustments before it is to late.

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    Good Job, but company in decline and are no longer located at that site

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineering Intern  in  Radford, VA
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineering Intern in Radford, VA

    I worked at Alliant Techsystems as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers were very helpful and friendly. Both of my superiors were very willing to clarify things when I had questions or needed help. Got to handle explosives which was cool and I worked on a missile system, which was quite interesting.

    Cons

    The company had just lost their bid to use the government facility. So there was a lot of uncertainty around the office and people kind of had an attitude of apathy/depression. My experience was good, but the company seemed to be on the decline.

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    No opinion of CEO
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    Fictional I am learning to use this application

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    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Alliant Techsystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Building components for launch systems. Watching the results of the product encourage education and national pride.

    Cons

    Long Hours and an aggressive work environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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