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"My experience at SAIC has been very beneficial and opportunistic."

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Current Employee - Editing Specialist II/Technical Writer in Hanahan, SC
Current Employee - Editing Specialist II/Technical Writer in Hanahan, SC
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Pros

SAIC has very competitve benefits, flexible schedule and various opportunities for career growth.

Cons

Because SAIC is a government contract company, you're forced to rely heavily on networking and being aggressive in order to stay employed past completing your tasks.

Other Employee Reviews for SAIC

  1. "Trying to become one of the "big boys""

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    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer in Washington, DC
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    SAIC has great intentions and a good heart. For example, they conduct Gallup surveys within the company and address their short-comings. They just need to be careful in their growth not to lose their heart and keep treating employees with respect.

    Cons

    SAIC came out with their "One SAIC" mantra a couple years ago, to promote various groups working together cohesively. It hasn't materialized yet. Groups on the same level at times compete for the same contract, and management keep passing strict requirements (during these economic tough times) downward, causing tensions from one level to the next.

    Advice to Management

    Employees serving the clients (mostly scientists and engineers) don't really know what management does. The communications released from the various levels don't always match up with the actions of management.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Very dependent on the Government customer and the personality of the SAIC program manager"

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    Former Employee - Financial Professional in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Financial Professional in Indianapolis, IN
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    SAIC hires smart, competent people who are extremely professional and well-prepared to provide top quality customer support, and understands its customers well.

    Cons

    SAIC brings recently retired senior military officers into management positions without an acculturation to a professional, project-based, collaborative work culture. The worst still think they are in the military and order professionals around like stupid children, and if the contract is a big money maker for the company, heads look the other way.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure the retired colonels and generals read the personnel manual and the ethics rules; put them in another assignment for 6 months before turning them loose.


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