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DynCorp International Reviews

Updated May 18, 2017
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  • Contracting has long hours and strenuous travel with few vacation days (in 21 reviews)

  • Upper Management makes bad decisions (in 20 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Mechanical Designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Designer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Mechanical Designer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The People are great here

    Cons

    Slow Rate of Pay is the only con


  2. Helpful (1)

    "2017"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Schedule flexibility, company mission, and very ethical.

    Cons

    Promoteability and inconsistent with compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to be consistent with compensation.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Sr recruiter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Used to have a great health benefits not any more

    Cons

    Management have no clue what they are doing.its a total chaos. We are losing contract because some recruiters can't and will not be able to deliver results. A lot of nepotism still around.

    Advice to Management

    Get training on how to manage civilians or go retire


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  5. "Overall good, but some bad"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunities to move vertically/horizontally in the company
    Some very nice and smart coworkers
    Some travel opportunities
    Management makes me feel valued and respected
    Flexible schedule

    Cons

    Typical government contractor workload... not always a lot to do

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Controlled chaos"

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Provides the opportunity to support the troops; has been around 70 years; locations all aroind thr world; HQ in DC; plenty of opportunity to improve.

    Cons

    No consistency in leadership; favoritism is prevalent, know the right person and you can go to the top; no structured career progression.

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees fairly, pay personnel market rates consistently, not just for favorites.


  7. "N/a"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carrollton, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carrollton, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International (More than a year)

    Pros

    Leadership was great: supported associates, work and life balance was fair, team is great and everyone helps each other!

    Cons

    Government is the main client for majority of the contracts/projects, office environment is just average,

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing in terms of support for other associates and providing them with resources to allow them to do their jobs.


  8. "Another old company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Salary is decent
    - good middle management; there are some good middle managers throughout the organization.
    - good opportunities for those just starting their career

    Cons

    - bad upper management; the company consistently makes poor decisions; They over pay upper management and under pay talent.
    - poor culture and morale within the organization; the company is a dinosaur and still operates as one.

    Advice to Management

    update work space, get rid of the cubicles encourage collaboration. Stop wasting money on those that provide 0 value to the organization and start rewarding those that do. Offer something unique to get employees motivated to come into the office.


  9. "Crappy"

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Network Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Network Engineer in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Director level management and below is good here but the top level management team suck.

    Cons

    Everything else about this place is a Con.


  10. "Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Accountant in Fort Worth, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The team of people I directly work with are amazing. Flexible schedule and willingness to work with family commitments.

    Cons

    Job security is rocky. There have been layoffs all but one of the 5 years I have been here.


  11. "DynCorp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Andrews Air Force Base, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Andrews Air Force Base, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I get to perform maintenance on military aircraft in support of the air force

    Cons

    None, everything is great


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