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Excellent place to work, I was proud to be part of the team.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Whiteman Air Force Base, MO
Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Whiteman Air Force Base, MO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Flexible schedule allowed me to work extra to make up time, or take off every other Friday. Competent management protected employees from customer when needed

Cons

Strict pay scale when working in government contract, severely limits pay and employee could find more competitive compensation with other companies that do not support government customers.

Advice to Management

Do your research and be more competitive with wages. Having jobs on government pay scale hamstrings your ability to retain truly skilled employees.

Other Employee Reviews for SAIC

  1. Helpful (3)

    Saddening...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Applications Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Software Applications Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Compensation - salary was quite reasonable for what I was asked to do. Location - San Diego & a fairly nice office Flavia machine - ok, trying to be positive here.

    Cons

    Poor quality management - there are of course a few exceptions i can attest to, however in general, management tends to be disconnected, non-communicative and generally not held accountable. Automaton culture: there is very little substantive investment in developing staff capabilities, couple this with a chronic lack of creative problem solving at all levels of the organization and you get this 'checkbox' mentality that could only exist in the government contractor universe. ' Cronyism - if you are someone who believes in meritocracy, work elsewhere

    Advice to Management

    Actively monitor management & prune the dead-leaves off. Treat your staff like the assets they are/could be. Develop paths for individuals to be able to build experience and capabilities. Conduct business ethically - you will continue to have scandals if ethics are nothing more than annual 'web based training' & oversight is nothing more than lip service.


  2. Helpful (1)

    It's an OK place to work, but was better when it was employee owned

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    work life balance, benefits, Independence

    Cons

    management knowledge of the importance of support functions

    Advice to Management

    A lot of changes are taking place in management but the company has still not gotten it right.


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