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Great place to work

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Former Employee - Lead Information Systems Engineer in McLean, VA
Former Employee - Lead Information Systems Engineer in McLean, VA

I worked at MITRE full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Interesting technology work
Great people
Able to act as trusted advisor to federal government
Great benefits

Cons

Most work is advisory or R&D in nature
Technical staff often do not have ability to take idea and see it through to live (other firms in industry are hired by government to do that).

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Enable employees on beach to help firm develop more relationships (and projects) with civilian government

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    In the beginning the work reflected FFRDC work making a difference but somewhere the SMT lost sight.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA

    I worked at MITRE full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Matching Retirement plan
    Telecommuting available
    In house training programs

    Cons

    Benefits are going down hill
    outplacement service lacking in job placement
    CAASD SMT has lost sight of the real work

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    Get back to finding the work other companies have been taking away while you wait for the FAA to approach you the work is going else where.

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    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Undergoing Change like so many others

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MITRE full-time

    Pros

    Work in public interest, service to country. Great benefits and professional development opportunities.

    Cons

    In its effort to implement measures to stay competitive, it is losing its non-competitive, traditional FFRDC culture.

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    Say no to work not aligned to FFRDC values

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