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Naval Sea Systems Command Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2019

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3.3
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Naval Sea Systems Command CEO Thomas Moore
Thomas Moore
11 Ratings
Pros
  • "Stable job, good benefits, good people for the most part(in 8 reviews)

  • "The organization is a critical part of the Navy and that is interesting people to work with(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Being within the Navy, there is a lot of red tape in the way of everything you do(in 4 reviews)

  • "Working on a military base is reminiscent of a high-school(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Let the Journey Begin"

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    Former Employee - United States Navy 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Teamwork, Leadership, Planning, Mission, Purpose

    Cons

    Time, Logistics , Parts, Storage, Planning

    Naval Sea Systems Command2019-04-06
  2. "If you're coming in as an apprentice have a gameplan. Their low wage wont support you unless you do a lot of overtime."

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    Current Employee - Apprentice Electrician in Kittery, ME
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Paid sick leave, the end.

    Cons

    Where do I start? There's so many things wrong with this organization it's not even funny. If you want the high blood pressure then this is the place for you. From what I've observed management can't control gossiping or rumors which creates an extremely toxic environment. If you're coming in and you're hearing gossips then this should be a huge red flag. They have a large fund provided by the tax payers and will burn...

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    Advice to Management

    Reinforce work professionalism, reduce gossiping, encourage a team environment, give more power to the unions, reduce nepotism, stop giving positions to friends instead of candidates who qualifies, and enough with stupid decisions such as cutting corners by trying save money in one place and then dumping too much work on small teams. It's not even funny, this agency knows how to waste money on things such as equipment...

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    Naval Sea Systems Command2019-06-14
  3. "Understand what your job actually entails! Don't rely on the paperwork alone."

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    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Keyport, WA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work/life balance. Honestly, best work/life balance I've ever experienced. Hands down!

    Cons

    Little room for innovation. Hurry-up and wait mentality. Not very challenging, even when trying to challenge yourself.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure you future employee understands what they are being hired to do.

    Naval Sea Systems Command2019-06-13
  4. "Racist"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Bremerton, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The Money is good for

    Cons

    Racist manager lazy co workers

    Advice to Management

    Fire all management and most staff

    Naval Sea Systems Command2019-05-23
  5. "Could be better, too much red tape"

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    Current Employee - Electronics Engineer in Indian Head, MD
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -Good Work/Life Balance - Excellent Benefits

    Cons

    -Stagnated Technology -Upper Management does not have a vision -There are not many positions to grow -Procurement

    Naval Sea Systems Command2019-05-17
  6. "Fast paced and impactful work environment"

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    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Port Hueneme CBC Base, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, government job stability, leading technologies

    Cons

    Slow government processes, dated mindset

    Advice to Management

    Be open to accepting change and adapt to the current times and technologies to operate the business.

    Naval Sea Systems Command2019-04-12
  7. "Navy Civilian"

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    Current Employee - Management and Program Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Large organization, resources available and camaraderie.

    Cons

    Large organization, niche groups and treated as a number often.

    Naval Sea Systems Command2019-04-04
  8. "Graduate Student"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Naval Sea Systems Command

      Pros

      No pros. If you have an engineering degree, go make money.

      Cons

      Little respect. Poor living. Not valued.

      Naval Sea Systems Command2019-02-15
    • "safety"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pascagoula, MS
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time

      Pros

      better pay than anywhere in mississippi

      Cons

      everything is horrible. Mostly due to management.

      Naval Sea Systems Command2019-02-19
    • "Black women under valued, double standard"

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      Current Employee - Engineer in Washington, DC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Naval Sea Systems Command full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Benefits, salaries, per diem, if your willing to retain an employment discrimination attorney then Go For It!

      Cons

      Not telework friendly, depends on supervisor, disorganized, lack of on the job training, resistance to change, beuaracratic. High Pressure. Micro management

      Naval Sea Systems Command2019-03-08
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