Futron Reviews

Updated April 28, 2015
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  1. Great culture

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Futron

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    professional, great culture, good pay.

    Cons

    challenges are mostly driven by external agents (reduced customer budgets)


  2. Overall, a good place

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Futron

    Pros

    Strong community spirit and co-worker support

    Cons

    Uncertain future; uneven growth trajectory


  3. I will miss this company.

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    Former Employee - Staff Engineer
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer

    I worked at Futron full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Was a great place to work, cared about staff.

    Cons

    Business slowed down and sold off to another company


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  5. diasatrous

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Futron

    Pros

    Little pressure, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Unethical behavior of some management


  6. Great work schedule

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Futron

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    work schedule option, very flexible

    Cons

    being a contractor is these hard economical times

    Advice to Management

    adjust rates when appropriate to govt contracts to keep key personnel


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    Great Corporate Culture in a fascinating industry.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at Futron

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Access to research resources. Research of fascinating, cutting-edge technologies. Networking opportunities in the industry. Out-of-the-box approach to getting things done. Excellent corporate culture -- no micro-managing. Very approachable colleagues and management staff. Mentor program. Proximity to public transportation, and the amenities of downtown Bethesda.

    Cons

    There could be more vacation days. There's also no corporate cell-phone or PDA Plans. The quality of IT support is very good, but the process is not always clear (on-site help is not M-F during Business Hours... occasionally have to rely on off-site help).

    Advice to Management

    Continue to market our brand, and get our name out there more.


  8. My experience has been average.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Futron

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Futron allows employees the opportunity to work within the U.S. space program, seeing and experiencing things that only few have.

    Cons

    The current human spaceflight enviroment limits opportunities and Futron has a narrow focus for business development. With limited experience, the company's prospects are few.

    Advice to Management

    Hire a marketing firm to do the heavy lifting in the areas where Futron lacks. The investment will payoff in new opportunities.



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