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DynCorp International Reviews

Updated April 20, 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. "Amazing loved my job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Database Administrator in Lexington Park, MD
    Former Employee - Database Administrator in Lexington Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    To make sure all jobs are complete and to be able to learn and to accomplish more when it comes to the position

    Cons

    The change of paperwork, how the management treats their employees. The other cons is the fact they are taking a longer lunch break

    Advice to Management

    To make sure that employees are treated fairly and are receiving the benefits and pay they deserve when . It comes to their jobs. They should all be treated equally things must change my there will be wot of issues


  2. "So much potential"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    My co-workers are fantastic. Most people I've met really care about our customers and their missions. So much potential for the company to excel at doing good work.

    Cons

    Chaos. Constant change. Lack of stability in the upper managerial levels. Disconnects between what the the "workers" actually do (and how they do it) and what the "managers" think they should be doing it (and how).

    Advice to Management

    Be open to new ways of conducting business. Be open to real innovation. Be open.


  3. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Salary, Great leave package. Great opportunity for growth and promotions.

    Cons

    Long Hours. Could have a better transition program for getting a job after a contract ends.

    Advice to Management

    Hire employees faster who have worked for Dyncorp International Before.


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  5. "Production Control Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Control Specialist in Patuxent River, MD
    Current Employee - Production Control Specialist in Patuxent River, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Productive job, challenging, fast paced at times

    Cons

    Lack of Promotion possibilities, Failure to communicate with employees, Very redundant work.

    Advice to Management

    Communication


  6. "supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Mc Lean, VA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Mc Lean, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good money with a lot of over time opportunities.

    Cons

    you will fill in for higher positions often with out compensation.

    Advice to Management

    compensate for above normal job jurisdiction.


  7. "Current Employee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family and Community Oriented company. Co-workers are a close knit group. Excellent recognition for employee performance. Focuses on Work-Life Balance and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Offers assistance and incentives for achieving personal goals. Excellent communication on health of the company from CEO.

    Cons

    Not too many cons. Middle management tends to be inconsistent and not held accountable for management of their teams.

    Advice to Management

    Stand behind your employees in work practices, ensure all rules are enforced for everyone not just a select few. Follow through to the best of your ability on initiatives sent down to employees. Needs stronger and more consistent middle management. Needs more experienced contract management teams in various programs need to focus on standardizing the way contracts are managed


  8. "Operations Supervisot"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace, decent pay, fun working environment and the option to travel if one is interested.

    Cons

    Too many tiers of upper level management, dealing with DCMA

    Advice to Management

    Invest more time and energy into people instead of self


  9. "Great pay. Bad management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Plane Captain in Corpus Christi, TX
    Former Employee - Plane Captain in Corpus Christi, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay with benefits that accumulate because of the union in place

    Cons

    Management not willing to talk with you or help you in some situations.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees and try to come to an understanding


  10. "Still a job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanic in Pembroke, KY
    Former Employee - Mechanic in Pembroke, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DynCorp International (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Resources Pay Vacation Overtime People

    Cons

    Location (on base) Mandatory overtime

    Advice to Management

    Working for Dyncorp is not the same as being in the military.


  11. "Jet Engine Mechanic"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Jet Engine Mechanic in Dover, DE
    Former Employee - Jet Engine Mechanic in Dover, DE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent pay, 401k plan, great co workers

    Cons

    Contract ended, supervision, working with military

    Advice to Management

    work harder to keep contracts



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