SPARTA - Great place to work during employee-owned period. Tough sledding over last couple of years. | Glassdoor
  1. "Great place to work during employee-owned period. Tough sledding over last couple of years."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in
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    I worked at SPARTA

    Pros

    Great people doing really important work. Some of the best engineers and scientists you'll find. Culture that rewarded technical achievement and recognized value of technical effort in ensuring that the business flourished. Entrepreneurial spirit drove the organization, decentralized management left lots of key decisions close to the working level, bid and proposal ran, by and large, in the units responsible for customer...

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    Cons

    As org grew, more and more focus on growth pulled resources up to go after bigger and bigger targets. When company was bought by Cobham plc many things, necessarily, needed to change to "feed the beast" and pay the bills up to "headquarters." During transition and sale many of the key benefits, to our customers, were lost sight of. Being an organization primarily made up of engineers and scientists, the "human touch"...

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    SPARTA2011-05-31

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Best company I worked for"

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      Former Employee - Liaison in Honolulu, HI

      I worked at SPARTA for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Leadership was always available. Great team environment

      Cons

      Corporate HQ is in VA!

      Advice to Management

      Keep Biff playing piano!

      SPARTA2018-08-22
    • "Good while it lasted"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at SPARTA for more than a year

      Pros

      Small and agile company with great leadereship

      Cons

      Sold to Parsons...new leadership not in tune

      SPARTA2016-02-23

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