Scientific Research

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Scientific Research Reviews

Updated October 6, 2014
Updated October 6, 2014
45 Reviews
3.7
45 Reviews
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  1.  

    An excellent company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Data Analyst Senior in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Data Analyst Senior in Las Vegas, NV

    I worked at Scientific Research full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work. Large enough to win good contracts with the government. The work feels meaningful, purposeful, and appreciated.

    Cons

    Not many locations around the country.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If there was any advice to give upper management, I would, but there is none. I worked for this company three years and I never had any issue at any management level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Not a Bad Place to Start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in North Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in North Charleston, SC

    I worked at Scientific Research full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Compensation is above standard, leadership is geared towards the PM providing.

    Cons

    Mostly SPAWAR specific local contracts are what this company solely relies upon.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce the levels of management to become more competitive with the smaller companies. Be open and honest with your people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Scires jobs

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New Orleans, LA

    I worked at Scientific Research as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Stay out of your way and let you work

    Cons

    slow to get a new person moving with DDS and benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take better care of your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    It Was Ok

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charleston, SC

    I worked at Scientific Research full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Good hours
    Some good ppl to work with, not for

    Cons

    Growth can be limited
    Must fight to get what you deserve
    Job depends on contracts
    Leadership and structure changes often

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Great people, excellent company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst III in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst III in San Diego, CA

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

    Pros

    The company makes room for you to do your job. Company understands that their greatest assets, are the people that work for them.

    Cons

    There are no negatives working for this company. I always got the support I needed to do my job. Even being away from corporate HQ, at a remote location, I always got the administrative support required to accomplish my tasking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Whatever you are doing to keep the rank and file employee happy, keep doing it. You'll see the results in performance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Excellent Teamwork

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at Scientific Research as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    SRC teams with other professional defense firms to solve DOD's most pressing challenges through the Joint Test and Evaluation Program. They are one of four prime contractors that compete for JT&E projects.

    Cons

    The Colorado Springs JT&E market is shrinking as a result of re-engineering by the JT&E Program Office. Two-year Joint Tests are concentrated at Nellis AFB, NV; Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; and Suffolk, VA. Twelve-month quick reaction tests (QRT) locations are still dispersed to meet project sponsor needs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expand the SRC portfolio in Colorado Springs with new areas of work since there will be no future JT contract work here.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good Co-Workers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst

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

    Pros

    Company has quality people at mid and lower level managment as well as at the lower levels. Has a good and solid market nitch.

    Cons

    The senior leadership in the company lack vision and nickel and dime employees to death. Poor business development support. Zero training opportunities internally for employees. Just cut the 401K benefits in half.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show some leadership and care for your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Good Company to Work For

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scientific Research

    Pros

    The company has good values

    Cons

    The company is headquartered in Atlanta.

  10.  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scientific Research

    Pros

    Management really seem to care about your personal growth within the company. The management have good values.

    Cons

    I wish there were more training opportunities, but overall great place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Brief, but entirely positive!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

    I have been working at Scientific Research full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    They hire the best people.
    They take care of their employees.
    They enjoy a diverse mission.
    Management is responsive to your needs.

    Cons

    Annual leave for salaried employees was insufficient.
    As a small company, opportunities in a number of states are limited.
    Smaller contracts, six months in duration for example, are common.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to lean forward on the business development aspect of SRC. Make time to keep all parties, particularly subordinates engaged in the vision of the company. If you demonstrate your enthusiasm and share your vision, your employees will carry you across the finish line.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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