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Senior scientists

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good work environment for everyone

Cons

Some of the benefits are less than optimum

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  1. 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)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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

  2. Civilian Employment with DoD

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    Current Employee - Supervisory Financial Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Supervisory Financial Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very dedicated and hard working staff. Abiltiy to work in an up and coming area of defense. Excellent ability to grow in skill level and continue job advancement throughout a lifelong career within DoD.

    Cons

    Often long hours required even as a civilian employee; Military culture dominates.

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