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Extremely detached management - unprofessional staff.

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Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, DC

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

Pros

Interesting engineering projects. But you can find those all over the beltway.

Cons

Pay well below market. Horrible Program Mgt, Corporate Mgt and a complete lack of Sr. Leadership. Communication is absent in the company. The first day at HQ, the CEO walked up to me, looked at me, turned around and walked away. First line managers have zero leadership skills. Few opportunities for training and a fair amount of their employees are incapable of any actual engineering that have somehow gotten through their interviewing.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I was going to fill this in -- but this company wouldn't listen. There is no leadership or effective management of any kind. Technica is a joke.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Very good overall but lots of turnover and little loyalty

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Dulles, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Dulles, VA

    I have been working at Technica as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    New building, friendly staff, pretty good managers, bagel Monday and free lunch once a month.

    Cons

    Senior IT management can be fickle and not genuine, and doesn't plan well, being reactive instead of proactive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't judge the value of staff by whether their projects need them but by capabilities.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Place to Work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior IA Engineer in Dulles, VA
    Former Employee - Senior IA Engineer in Dulles, VA

    I worked at Technica

    Pros

    Very technical people and interesting projects. You learn alot on the job because of the projects and people. Management cares and watches out for staff. Benefits are average. Executives are unusually technical and walk around to talk about technologies with staff. Well liked by customers.

    Cons

    Benefits are average. That's all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep talking to staff-that is much appreciated. Pizza lunches are good-brings staff and management together. Keep that small company, family feel.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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