SAIC

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Solid company.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Deputy Program Manager in Quantico, VA
Current Employee - Deputy Program Manager in Quantico, VA

I have been working at SAIC

Pros

Stable company with longevity. Good training opportunities and resources for employees.

Cons

So big that it's easy to become lost.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Needs to be an easier system for finding other contract opportunities within the company should your contract be ending.

Recommends
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    The quality of management varies from division to division

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at SAIC

    Pros

    Management tries hard to find support for employees who lose coverage, which makes it pretty stable employment in a competitive environment.
    Management is very supportive of continued education--the company will pay tuition.

    Cons

    The quality of management varies tremendously depending on location.
    There is no path for career advancement in some divisions.
    The corporate environment isn't what it was during the good old "employee owned" days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't focus so much on the short-term bottom line. Don't lose talent because temporary lack of support lowers profit margins.

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    The best you can expect in a tough market space in a low margin business model

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Division Manager in Abingdon, MD
    Current Employee - Division Manager in Abingdon, MD

    I have been working at SAIC

    Pros

    You can be the master of your own destiny, performance is rewarded and vice versa, I get to manage some of the smartest people i have ever met

    Cons

    Sometimes the corporate message is lost in the face of division level business realities, ie, corporate messages are many time meaningless at the line, corporate seems to forget that ~40% of employees work at the customer site and they do not have time for most of the training/communication opportunities dictated by corporate - and many security training requirements offer nothing in the face of customer required security measures

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not take P&L responsibilities from the division manager - Ops managers are too far removed from the customer to make intelligent, customer focused decisions

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