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REI Systems Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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Pros
  • They did have flexible hours and advertise a work life balance (in 17 reviews)

  • Professional development hours are very helpful in expanding your skillset as REI encourages continuous improvement for every employee (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance could be better, can be stubborn to grow or try new tech (team specific) (in 5 reviews)

  • Lack of core working hours, so that folks can plan their daily activities better (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Business Analyst
    Current Employee - Principal Business Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at REI Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - The ability to move your career forward with the company and learn new skill sets
    - 40 hours of paid professional development each year
    - Happy Feet Program offers many fun adventures (hiking, biking, running, etc.)
    - Full time professional development coach

    Cons

    - Only 3 sick days a year that expire at the end of each year if they are not used


  2. "Build upon your Talents"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They provide opportunities to grow and develop in the areas you are looking to develop in. They provide mentors, resource managers and professional development time off so you can pursue and develop parts of your skillset that are meaningful to you.

    Cons

    I really enjoy Omni-Graffle and Apple. They almost exclusively use Dell.

  3. "Great Company to Work in DC Area"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sterling, VA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at REI Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work with very good people, REI has good culture of growing, the company has flexible hours for their employees, 40 hours of professional development.

    Cons

    Too many managers, work can bee boring in sometime.


  4. "Director"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Look no further, if you are seeking to work with a company and a team of talented individuals, using cutting edge technology,. A company that cares for it's employees and clients and the mission they serve.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Don't stop what you're doing. Continue to strive to be the best workplace in the DC metro area.


  5. "On an upward trajectory"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sterling, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at REI Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Moving toward new/additional clients, and new types of work
    Focused on public sector missions
    REI has integrity, and a family-feel

    Cons

    Most of the work is done in Sterling Virginia - it would be nice to have locations closer to downtown.

    Advice to Management

    If REI buys another company, please take care to manage the combination of cultures


  6. Helpful (1)

    "A great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at REI Systems full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice, friendly employees, bagels on Friday's, professional development

    Cons

    Talk a lot, not much change actually happens

    Advice to Management

    grow with the times


  7. "Great Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sterling, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at REI Systems part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Outstanding company and people with multiple areas of focus / expertise. Everyone is very helpful and client satisfaction driven

    Cons

    From an individual point of view, there are no issues thus far. From a company perspective, they should advertise more. The only difference between their competition is that the competition is advertising themselves more.

    Advice to Management

    Become more aggressive with ad campaigns

  8. Helpful (1)

    "I Think Its a great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at REI Systems full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Friendly people, Freedom to choose how to do your job

    Cons

    Lower salary compared to others


  9. "great company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at REI Systems as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great life and work balance

    Cons

    Nothing really negative to add.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to build a career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sterling, VA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great projects and career advancement opportunities, can WFH and good benefits

    Cons

    8 hour workdays are too long

    Advice to Management

    Good


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