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"Great missions.....tough job with budget and staffing constraints"

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Current Employee - Information Technology Specialist
Current Employee - Information Technology Specialist
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

1. The mission of supporting our troops.
2. Diversity of the work.
3. Talent of staff
4. Never dull
5. Travel/Overseas living opportunities

Cons

1. Budget issues - constantly.
2. Staffing issues - need more people to do all the tasks
3. Stressful - 75% of the time
4. Short timelines to do major projects

Advice to Management

Need to address staffing issues where they exist instead of building up in areas that are already staffed adequately.

Other Employee Reviews for US Department of Defense

  1. "Analyst is a decent job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance keeps me satisfied

    Cons

    Getting promoted is very hard


  2. "Great Place to work for if you just want a pay check."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people that i work with are great to work with. They are flexible, easy going, driven and knowledgeable

    Cons

    Company does not invest in people in terms of training, their systems are behind and a lot of manual work that can be automated with the necessary tool.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in employees and tools

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