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  • From upper management to local management S (in 51 reviews)

  • Poor Benefits, Poor Senior Management, Unnecessary deadlines, Team sizes shrinking as workload increases (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "SAIC Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at SAIC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, good direction by PMs at work, company support

    Cons

    None I can think of....


  2. "Network Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    HR was well managed and responsive.

    Cons

    A few bad apples at lower levels

    Advice to Management

    Clean out people who make work miserable.

  3. "Contract at Ellington Field"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at SAIC (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great, helpful people. Everyone that works there has worked there for years and love what they do.

    Cons

    In the two summers I worked there I have no cons to list.


  4. "Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great benefits - adequate profit sharing plan

    Cons

    Can't really say there are any


  5. "Very Goos Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Business Consultant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Business Consultant in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Well Defined Processes; Many career path options; Diverse project work and good learning opportunities; Manager really care about your career development.

    Cons

    Overall my experience working at SAIC was very positive. Hence, I do not have any significant negatives to comment on at this time..

    Advice to Management

    Keep following the same approach; it creates a very positive environment for exmployees, especially for those in the early stages of their careers.


  6. "Principal Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good contracts available for the most part.

    Cons

    Just as much pressure to bill as to attend social events. Personally I was miserable there. I didn't fit in with the 1980's consulting mentality / culture. COMPLETE BODY SHOP.


  7. "IT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Great company to advance in your career

    Cons

    benefits ok but better that average

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Opportunity for growth"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The diversity of the companies interests allowed for great opportunities to grow individually as well as career wise. SAIC looked within the organization to fill opportunities before open search. Ethical and excellent benefits. SAIC truly appreciated it's employees.

    Cons

    None that can be recalled at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to appreciate your employees.


  9. "Disappointing tenure"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Smart peers
    Strong federal presence
    Interesting product mix
    Cutting edge defense products

    Cons

    Not committed to Industrial space
    Feeling of isolation and disconnectedness
    Bureaucratic travel restrictions get tin the way of biz dev

    Advice to Management

    Reach out to front lime employees, provide forum for feedback


  10. "Really cool company"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    always working on a new project, meeting new people

    Cons

    always working on a new project, you need to always look to network so when your project ends you can quickly move to another

    Advice to Management

    really wish SAIC stayed an employee owned company


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