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Growth has led to decline

Principal Information Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsWork on tough problems technical and non technical
Develop strong relationships with key government leaders
Caring colleagues
Great benefits: vacation, retirement and tuition reimbursement

ConsSome poor performers that float around for years
Working as consultants to government is what pays the bills
Research program is out of touch with real world
Too many subject matter experts and engineers in middle management

Advice to Senior ManagementGovernment contraction is opportunity to get rid of legacy poor performers
Invest in middle management
Make research program more relevant to our customers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    4 people found this helpful  

    Transformational work in support of the sponsor's mission

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) McLean, VA

    I have been working at MITRE


    Pros: The way the government engages MITRE is strategic in nature and with a level of access and influence not afforded to those working in the… Cons: Turnover and growth are lower than at commercial companies meaning there may appear to be fewer opportunities for advancement. The corporate culture… Advice to Senior Management: MITRE management has to work hard to find a ablance between the needs of the sponsors and our commitment to FFRDC operational excellence, and new… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    4 people found this helpful  

    Wonderful place to work but reluctant to promote

    Lead Software Systems Engineer (Current Employee) McLean, VA

    I have been working at MITRE


    Pros: Work life balance and interesting work. Cons: Too reluctant to promote staff. Advice to Senior Management: Drop the dead weight and promote the talent. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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