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Washington, DC
10000+ employees
1947
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Aerospace & Defense
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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No matter how you measure it, by aircraft, ships, or active-duty military personnel, the US Department of Defense (DoD) is big. Except for Social Security, the Department of Defense -- comprising the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserves, and more than a dozen ... Read more

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US Department of Defense Secretary of Defense James Mattis
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  • "Decent for govt job"

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    Current Employee - Contract Manager in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Contract Manager in Denver, CO
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    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance and the benefits given including a pension when retired make it hard to leave

    Cons

    Govt red tape and bureaucratic nonsense make each day a difficult one at times.

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US Department of Defense photo of: United States Department of Defense is headquartered at The Pentagon in Arlington, VA (Photo attributed to DoD photo by Master Sgt. Ken Hammond, U.S. Air Force - )
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US Department of Defense Interviews

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    Senior Programmer Analyst Interview

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    Declined Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at US Department of Defense in August 2017.

    Interview

    Thank you for the opportunity to apply for the Financial Analyst role at your company. After reviewing your job description, it’s clear that you’re looking for a candidate that is extremely familiar with the responsibilities associated with the role, and can perform them confidently. Given these requirements, I am certain that I have the necessary skills to successfully do the job adeptly and perform above expectations.

    I am an efficient professional who has been consistently praised as proactive by my co-workers and management. Over the course of my 20-year career, I’ve developed a skill set directly relevant to the Senior Analyst role you are hiring for, including the ability to prioritize and multitask in a high pressured environment to meet a deadline. Overall, I have consistently demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, and outstanding customer service skills in every aspect of my Senior Financial Analyst role at United States Army, and I invite you to review my detailed achievements in the attached resume.

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US Department of Defense Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies(#5), DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
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