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"Amazing work and benefits, below average pay"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Information Security Engineer in McLean, VA
Current Employee - Information Security Engineer in McLean, VA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

The work that you can do at MITRE is always interesting and they expect it to be. You can easily shift to a different project if you don't like the one you are on. Also there are very flexible schedules and it is not a problem to work from home.

Cons

The only downside is that you will not make as much as other places. This is balanced by the flexibility.

Advice to Management

Making the pay better would do incredible things to keep people.

Other Employee Reviews for MITRE

  1. Helpful (8)

    "Good work, management by radom pick"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MITRE full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work can be had. Independent, in-depth, technical with a fusion of other factors. MITRE people can beome very trusted by their sponsors. Good technology support of workers.

    Cons

    Hands down the biggest con is the management. Management seems to be picked from a small subset of bright-smile people - who haven't demonstrated management skills elsewhere. Currently, this is part of the "generation balance" initiative: Just pick someone from the right age (e.g. 30s, 40s) as the current, new leader (for when the old farts retire). Who cares if they don't have any leadership experience or skills. Hey, maybe a training class will fix it - yeah, right.

    Advice to Management

    The new "MITRE Way" is a return to the former discredited matrix management style. A massive breakdown in sponsor/project leader communications - breaking down task leader, worker, government communications on what is suposed to be worked.


  2. "Great Process"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Got to interview with a great team of knowledgeable staff, including hiring manager and his manager as well.

    Cons

    Not a fast-moving company, compared to the hiring process I'm used to from small business

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