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Great missions.....tough job with budget and staffing constraints

Information Technology Specialist (Current Employee)

Pros1. The mission of supporting our troops.
2. Diversity of the work.
3. Talent of staff
4. Never dull
5. Travel/Overseas living opportunities

Cons1. Budget issues - constantly.
2. Staffing issues - need more people to do all the tasks
3. Stressful - 75% of the time
4. Short timelines to do major projects

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to address staffing issues where they exist instead of building up in areas that are already staffed adequately.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    PAQ PM Trainee Program

    Acquisition Program Manager (Current Employee) Hanscom AFB, MA

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Three, one year rotations that give you a breath of… Cons: The gov is slow moving. Advice to Senior Management: Act on decisions. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Analyst is a decent job

    Analyst (Current Employee)

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Good work life balance keeps me satisfied Cons: Getting promoted is very hard Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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