US Department of Defense Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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  1. IT Project Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Shreveport, LA
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Shreveport, LA

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    job stability is the best

    Cons

    we work long hard hours


  2. Hello

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

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Pay benefits time off flexible leave

    Cons

    Workload consistent change daily process

    Advice to Management

    Lead from the front, know your job.


  3. Making a Difference

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    You can make a difference every day to the nations security

    Cons

    As expected lots of "good old boys" clubs in security.

    Advice to Management

    Hire those that are qualified, not your friends and family.


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  5. Okay

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

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time

    Pros

    Good Schedule. There are good people who work there. The organization has very good benefits with Retirement. It is a simple job.

    Cons

    Very very very very low pay. Employees are micromanaged the Air Force way. Working for the Air Force is a job done with nothing but checklists for everything!


  6. System Accountant

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Accountant in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Systems Accountant in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at US Department of Defense

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Job, Intern, Positions, Work, Benefuts

    Cons

    pay, benefits, promotion, safe and wnvironment

    Advice to Management

    Limited promotion, Intern are promoted faster, lack of leadershio, mentoring, communications


  7. Planner

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Department of Defense

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people. Very interesting projects with some of the best coworkers I can hope for. I have enjoyed every minute of my job.

    Cons

    Sometimes can be tied up in government processes. Acquisition can be slow, which makes it hard to adjust to changing technology and world events.

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice to give to my management. I have bee. Nothing but impressed with all of the leaders I have had the privilege to work with.


  8. good

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Albuquerque, NM
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Albuquerque, NM

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time

    Pros

    Security and hours work life balance

    Cons

    advancement takes time and advancement is sometimes based on time served rather than skils.

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. Program Manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Concord, NH
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Concord, NH

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great job, great pay, great benefits. Good working environment. Contributing to the security of our nation!

    Cons

    Must be an active member of the NH National Guard. I was ok with this for a decade, but now that I have a family I would rather be home more without the chance of deploying again.


  10. Certified Dental Assistant

    Former Employee - Business Management in Hyattsville, MD
    Former Employee - Business Management in Hyattsville, MD

    I worked at US Department of Defense

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Money
    Ability to greet many people from different parts of the world
    Government Contract
    Uniforms
    Need for physical fitness

    Cons

    War
    contacts end
    early mornings
    Old technology
    undesirable food service

    Advice to Management

    Up grade technology


  11. IT Helpdesk Operator

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

    I worked at US Department of Defense

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stablity, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    Inefficient. Weeks to order spare parts.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the awesome work.



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