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DRS Technologies Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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Pros
  • 9/80 work week (Every other Friday off) (in 37 reviews)

  • Good Benefits, some really sharp young engineers (in 31 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Security Systems Installation and Maintenance"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Former Employee in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Former Employee in Charleston, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DRS Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Social Environment, good corporate infrastructure, good management tools, competitive benefits.

    Cons

    Poor leadership. Successes are usually due to heroic efforts of a few employees. Lacking in technical/engineering skills. Group is resigned not to be an innovator but rather to be an industry follower

    Advice to Management

    Hire an technical leader.


  2. "interesting work"

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    Former Employee - Logistics
    Former Employee - Logistics
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great pay, interesting work, new technologies

    Cons

    long hours, not much else to add here

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Great Advancement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DRS Technologies full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits at this company

    Cons

    Management could be more stable


  4. Helpful (4)

    "Program Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Project Manager in West Melbourne, FL
    Current Employee - Project Manager in West Melbourne, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DRS Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People willing to go out of their way to support programs and work 50+hrs each week without OT or comp time

    Cons

    PM's & Managers constantly fighting over limited resources which cause chaos & confusion

    Long hours including weekends just to keep up

    Advice to Management

    Reward extra team effort. Provide incentives for people to stay especially in a competitive market such as Space Coast.


  5. "Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at DRS Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work. Excellent Engineering Staff

    Cons

    Fixiated on process, not on execution


  6. Helpful (6)

    "Do not join DRS Technologies unless you are very desprate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DRS Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some good people to work with.

    Cons

    Lots of negativity.
    Management does not care for workers.
    Expected to work 55-60 hours week.
    Management plays favorite.
    There is no care for the health and well being of the employees.
    Moral of employees very low.

    Advice to Management

    Be fair and honest.
    Lead your employees not order them around.


  7. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Designer in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Mechanical Designer in Torrance, CA
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DRS Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Provides High Tech Senor system for US solder.

    Cons

    Contracts from government cycle up and down.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing

  8. "Logistics"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DRS Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Competitive pay compared to other companies

    Cons

    No cons at his time


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Technician in West Plains, MO
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Technician in West Plains, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DRS Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benifits, good wage and great co workers

    Cons

    Long hours
    Lack of support on back shifts

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget who help make you look good.


  10. "DRS Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Finance in Melbourne, FL
    Former Employee - Finance in Melbourne, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DRS Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits at reasoble cost

    Cons

    Government Contractor downsizing due to loss of contracts

    Advice to Management

    Be competitive in your pricing


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