SAIC
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www.saic.com Mc Lean, VA 5000+ Employees

SAIC Reviews in San Diego, CA

Updated Apr 2, 2014
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3.2 78 reviews

                             

67% Approve of the CEO

SAIC Chief Executive Officer Anthony Moraco

Anthony Moraco

(3 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great Place to Work

Human Resources Business Partner (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 8 years

ProsReally smart people who work well as a team. Great opportunities. Being in San Diego use to be another great pro but that has changed.

ConsRelocating to McLean, Va. Breaking the company into two.

Advice to Senior ManagementMove Hq back to San Diego.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Excellent.

Site Manager (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood support, highly skilled and well educated work force. Excellent support for further education.

ConsMany projects tied the government and can be cancelled at the government's whim.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Company holds firm in an uncertain time for government budget constraints.

Technical Training Manager (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at SAIC full-time for more than 8 years

ProsOverall position of the company among government contractors is solid, and the future does not look too bad.

ConsMid to lower level managers do not always help in employee development and in future opportunities for growth.

Advice to Senior ManagementLower level managers often know more than their supervisors do about their people. Listen to those people for guidance and insight as how to best manage their teams.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fast paced and quick turn around

Designer (Former Employee)
La Jolla, CA

I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 5 years

ProsAmazing Team and very talented designers. The subject of the work was exciting and i always felt like i was contributing to improving our nation

ConsFar to many levels of upper management that keep cutting the worker force and adding more levels of management and new processes. A new CEO every couple years means lots of changes and always wondering what tomorrow would bring.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your team - they do the job day in and day out and understand the core processes for success more than a new upper manager that has just been handed a new fancy title.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good spot.

Subcontracts (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at SAIC full-time for more than 8 years

ProsSAIC is a great place to work, learn and be recognized. If you want to learn the ropes, this is the place to do it. Local management cares about their employees.

ConsCompany is in a state of fluctuation and people are very concerned about job security.

Advice to Senior ManagementShare how goals are to be achieved vs just what they are.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It's been good so far. I've been with them for 10 years this come April 2014

Senior Systems Engineer (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at SAIC full-time for more than 8 years

ProsIf you need a job due to loss of coverage... they will help you.

ConsYou live and die by the contract.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your talent!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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SAIC - Big and Unfriendly

Technical Instructor (Former Employee)
Camp Pendleton, CA

I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe salary is industry competitive. I was hired according to my skills and was paid fairly.

ConsAn HR happy company with numerous employee relations issues. The company fails with regard to career advancement. Once the contract ended, SAIC made no effort to find us placement within the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to promote more of a team atmosphere.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Was a great company to work for until Dr. Beyster retired. It has been in a continuous state of decline ever since.

Senior Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 10 years

ProsOpportunities to grow in your field of expertise. Ability to bounce new ideas off people in the field.

ConsManagers lack communication skills which they blame on subordinates. There is no such thing as life/work balance. You are expected to give it all to the breaking point which is then conveniently forgotten during performance reviews. Employees at the Corporate level are very cliquish.

Advice to Senior ManagementCome up with a solid business plan and stick with it. Continuous reorganization due to unfocused views cause instability and heartache.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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good company

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at SAIC part-time for more than a year

ProsVery professional and hands on environment

ConsDifficult to find work within the various divisions

Advice to Senior Managementsupport employees more

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The dolphins are always smiling

Marine Mammal Assistant (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at SAIC full-time for more than a year

ProsGet to dive, wear what ever you want

ConsNot the best leadership, hire people who can't dive, does absolutely nothing to retain good people

Advice to Senior ManagementStop cutting corners and penny pinching. Everyone that leaves is money down the drain (re-training and clearances)

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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