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Alion Benefits

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Employer Summary

At Alion, you are our most important asset. A broad range of resources and benefits are offered to support you, and those most important to you. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Legal services, Earned Time Off, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401K, Bereavement, and Parental Leave, and more. We proudly invest in our employees' by providing Tuition Assitance, Scholarship Grants, Leadership Training and much more. It is our desire to provide Alion employees with a work environment that supports and values the demands of our everyday lives in and outside of the office.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • 401K Plan  (24 comments)

    “Insurance company that manages the plan charges monthly fees that eat into your return on investment. Most companies pay this fee - not the employee.”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (13 comments)

    “It is about the same as other federal government contractors where you accrue a certain number of paid time off hours each pay period.”

  • Paid Holidays  (6 comments)

    “Employees are immediately eligible for paid holidays. You are given a full eight hours on all federal and roving holidays.”

  • Jun 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Graphic Designer in Gridley, California

    The benefits package is comprehensive and excellent. Medical and dental benefits kick in immediately. 401K is matched 100% up to the first 3% and 50% every percent thereafter. Life insurance is available. Overall the best benefits package I’ve seen.

  • Jul 21, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Acquisition Principal in Arlington, Virginia

    You get a 100.00 reimbursement for monthly transportation to and from work, but you have to use the company credit to put the dollar amount on the card, and then you file a very complex expense report to get the money reimbursed to the company credit card. Also, the 401K plan is managed by an insurance company that charges month fees to the plan participant. So, after I left, I rollover over my 401K to Fidelity roll over IRA which charges no fees at all. Most companies pay for this monthly fee. Insurance companies do a very poor job of managing 401K plans and the fees really reduce your return on investment so you end up losing money.

  • Jun 09, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    People are great, lots of room for movement

  • Apr 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Norfolk, Virginia

    Starting off, 4 floating holidays, 5 holidays, and can up to 20 days PTO per year. For the 401K, they match up to 4% of contributions.

  • Dec 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Mechanical Engineer in Albuquerque, New Mexico

    They have a wide variety of 401k plan to suit your needs as well as flexibility in changes.

  • Oct 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Alexandria, Virginia

    Match first 3% of 401K at 100%, 50% of next 2%. Insurance is good and affordable, quick enrollment and have had no issues. They use Cigna

  • Mar 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Fairfax, Virginia

    Comprehensive package that is better than most packages offered by similar companies doing the same type of information tech work with the federal government and department of defense and military contract work.

  • Apr 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Most companies deposit the 401K matching dollars with every paycheck or at least every quarter. Alion holds the funds for up to 21.5 months before they are deposited. Big net losses by the time the employee receives the money.

  • Feb 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in McLean, Virginia

    With the Veritas Capital take over of Alion in 2015 the Company is now contributing to the employee The 401K plan, good gesture considering the competitive market.

  • Feb 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Manager in Washington, District of Columbia

    No sick days. 401K matching is okay.

Benefits Summary


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Family & Parenting

  • CheckmarkMaternity & Paternity Leave (9)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • CheckmarkEmployee Assistance Program (25)
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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