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needs improvement

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Former Employee - Software QA Engineer in Bethesda, MD
Former Employee - Software QA Engineer in Bethesda, MD

I worked at OPNET full-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

-Benefits are okay and helpful -Products are good and have potential to be better -Yearly conference is a great networking event -Commute is very convenient -Learning program helps to educate

Cons

-too much micro managing -unprepared managers -rude and intimidating team leads -too much team assumptions -no room for growth -low pay in comparison to the market -employees have to figure things out on their own, which wastes time -team mates not very helpful

Advice to Management

Trust your employees, give them some leeway and let them grow. Make sure that the people you place in management are well prepared and do their job well. Need to get rid of micro management. People get intimidated and stressed out. Please upgrade to the newest and latest technology, no one uses C and C++ anymore.

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    Good place to work for a while.

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bethesda, MD

    I worked at OPNET full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are a lot of smart people there and there is a a lot of very technical and challenging work.

    Cons

    They are a company that hasn't seemed to keep up with the times. They haven't adapted to new software processes, new languages, new SCM tools, or anything in the world of software development. They also are too slow to let go of underperforming engineers.

    Advice to Management

    The cons I listed pretty much translate directly into advice.


  2. Good but could be great

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Cary, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Cary, NC

    I have been working at OPNET full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Great technology, independent work life

    Cons

    No growth for experienced professionals

    Advice to Management

    Invest in employees


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