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

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Current Employee - Information Technology Specialist
Current Employee - Information Technology Specialist

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

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

Cons

1. 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 ManagementAdvice

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

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    PAQ PM Trainee Program

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    Current Employee - Acquisition Program Manager in Hanscom AFB, MA
    Current Employee - Acquisition Program Manager in Hanscom AFB, MA

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Three, one year rotations that give you a breath of knowledge.

    Cons

    The gov is slow moving.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Act on decisions.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Analyst is a decent job

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    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance keeps me satisfied

    Cons

    Getting promoted is very hard

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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