Miltec

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Miltec Reviews

Updated October 15, 2014
Updated October 15, 2014
8 Reviews
4.3
8 Reviews
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  1.  

    Overall enjoyable work environment but strong corporate bias toward army work and less so to NASA programs

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Huntsville, AL

    I have been working at Miltec full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Team leads and management have healthy respect for families and maintaining a good work-life balance, made significant effort to pay for 100% of my graduate tuition which was more expensive that local universities, very effective and positive personnel in key leadership positions

    Cons

    strong bias toward army and defense programs and less so toward NASA contracts, struggled to unify all Army and NASA programs into a collaborative effort and leverage expertise from both sides

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    It was a good experience.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at Miltec full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The work environment is positive, the pay is decent, and the work is interesting.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work is slow, but that has more to do with necessary red tape.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take more risks.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great company to work for; interesting work

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at Miltec full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great teamwork within groups. Approachable management.

    Cons

    Some groups did not work well together.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Nice company while it lasted.

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at Miltec full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, excellent pay and benefits until Ducommun bought them out. Now all they do is system analysis (generate paper), little or no hardware design.

    Cons

    Ninety five percent of the managers have advanced degrees and little to no experience with actually building anything. Do not work for this company unless you have an advanced degree, otherwise you will become extremely frustrated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop wasting your resources trying to compete with Luckup, Boing, and Rayon. Stick to systems analysis and small hardware contracts, that way if you mess up no one will care.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Overall, a great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL

    I have been working at Miltec

    Pros

    Good salary, great benefits, bonuses, and great 401k contributions. Some company-sponsored family events provided. HR support staff is very friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    As with any government contract dependent work, there can be stability issues.
    Once a veteran owned small company, now owned by large corporation. Some of the small business atmosphere remains.

    Recommends
  7.  

    5 Stars!

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Engineer in Huntsville, AL

    I have been working at Miltec

    Pros

    Some of the best 401k benefits that I've seen anywhere. Also great salary, large raises and large bonuses. Excellent leadership, competent coworkers, and encouragement of career growth.

    Cons

    We don't seem to have as many paid vacation days as most places around here. But I believe HR is actually working on that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Recommends
  8.  

    Great place to work!

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at Miltec

    Pros

    Miltec offers great benefits and great pay. There is also, or at least when I left, a great bonus program.

    Cons

    No real telecommute policy, does not offer a 32 hour (80%) full time with benefits option (must work 40 hour week to qualify for benefits)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer a 32 hour work week option to provide true family/work life balance.

    Recommends
  9.  

    Feast or famine

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Miltec

    Pros

    great benefits
    bonuses
    flex time
    very competent technical staff
    excellent functional managers and PMs

    Cons

    overly optimistic proposal bids cause major amounts of overtime unnecessarily
    too big to be little, too little to be big
    ducommun ownership

    Recommends

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