SAIC Reviews

Updated August 2, 2015
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SAIC Chief Executive Officer Anthony Moraco
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Pros
  • Work life balance good / Not Micro Managed unless your not meeting deadlines (in 50 reviews)

  • Good benefits and great Senior Management support (in 66 reviews)

Cons
  • Getting information frm upper management to do the job properly (in 36 reviews)

  • No loyalty from senior management as to long-term, mid-level employees (in 33 reviews)

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  1. Absolutely great people to work for.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Technical Writer in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Contractor - Technical Writer in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SAIC as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very pleasant experience and professional people to work for.

    Cons

    I have no complaints at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Would like to continue working for them.


  2. Systems Administrator III

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK

    I worked at SAIC full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good career opportunities, good work environment

    Cons

    Management doesn't know what they're doing

    Advice to Management

    Get more feedback from employees and listen to them


  3. Diverse career options and plenty of challenges

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Strong Technical Focus and solid profit numbers.

    Cons

    Not a lot of support after contracts run out.

    Advice to Management

    Go for more commercial customers.


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    Menial toil and general drudgery.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The hours were fine and the benefits were decent enough. Management was generally quite understanding about time off. Most of my fellow plebes were pleasant comrades.

    Cons

    The work was dull, dull, dull. Pressing management to be assigned to more difficult tasks/interesting work was met with a resounding "no" -- which was interesting. How often does an employee ask to do more work, at the same pay, and be denied?

    Advice to Management

    Your egos are larger than your offices; how on earth do you manage to fit through the door without bruising it?


  6. Helpful (1)

    Good company, but not for ambitious personalities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Oklahoma City, OK
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Professional growth is encouraged. Can take specialized class tracks which can assist you in obtaining certifications (MCSE, for example). Benefit cost is very reasonable. Raises are decent, and company matches in 401K at 50%, up to 6%. Do not have to put it in their stocks too, which is nice. Occasionally will get bonus.

    Cons

    Well, let's see...it is easy to get stuck in a rut, career-wise, and there is absolutely NO favoritism obtained from applying for open positions. Hard to move up. Can be given more responsibilities in current position, but not a company for the ambitious. Management listens, and I have good relationships with them, but still wonder if they are putting on a "face" for me. Not treated like a number as much as at other contractors at which I have worked, but not exactly getting on the fast track either. I think senior management is stagnant and needs to be replaced. HR doesn't listen either. I question some of the acquisitions lately -- do they really complement our core competencies?

    Advice to Management

    Retire, before the couches in your office are replaced with caskets.



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