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Frederick, MD

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  • Upper management has there hands tied when it comes to things they should be providing (in 48 reviews)

  • Their business model was internal competition which pits different business units against each other to compete for opportunities (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Formidable company but limited promotion/growth opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Frederick, MD
    Former Employee - Vice President in Frederick, MD
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Global, good benefits, great people.

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities, government contracting constraints


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    "Decent pay, lousy benefits and middle management."

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Frederick, MD
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Frederick, MD
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent Salary, good coworker atmosphere.

    Cons

    Lousy, highly political middle management, with little to no qualifications. All song and dance, zero substance. Scratch the surface of their vast expertise, and there is nothing there. Managers are very good at sales pitches, and very poor on the technical side. They guarantee delivery of the moon, setting unreasonable client expectations. This ultimately results in renegotiation of deliverables after the contract has already been awarded. If you look through SAIC history, this is a very, very common scenario.

    Advice to Management

    Hire qualified people for project management, with demonstrated real world experience, that junior employees who actually do the work can look up to. The status quo of moving SAIC senior management from position to position, without any regard for credentials, is destroying SAIC's reputation.



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