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3.9
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(based on 153 SAIC Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.8
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Posted 6 years ago in Littleton, CO
Corporate Accounting Manager
in San Diego, CA

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"The company has something for everyone's career objectives and goals"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be energetic, positive and have idea of strenghts and weaknesses"

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"I don't like the reason for moving the corporate headquarters"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"take a comprehensive assessment of change before making an announcement"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Analyst
in Abingdon, VA

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"Flexible hours of work, telecommuting for some, and SDO for others."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't settle for low ball salaries; salaries are below average for the area."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"The work is uninspiring and mundane. The morale is low due to the perception that management is frozen and unwilling to make any waves to get action or change."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Less micromanagement, more flexibility. Provide an environment conducive to allow creativity."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Desktop Publisher
in Chantilly, VA

"When working had good hours most of time and interesting work."

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"When proposals were on, loved producing graphics and taking SME ideas and making the graphics. The Jazz (A-Team)."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Better to be flexible and not have a thin skin during high pressure of proposal due dates."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"There was too long of break between proposals and often multiple requests for support."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"It appeared it would best to have a staff graphic designer onsite."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Systems Engineer
in Charleston, SC

"5 years Little chance to grow outside the box they put you in."

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"The people are OK. They are honest. Free Coffee or tea."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If the potential customer liked you, you are in."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"The lack of support in achieving my vision and growth. IT is a Body Shop"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They lose good people all the time because they place them in boxes with no way out"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Senior Software Engineer
in Kent, WA

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"Working with great people to solve difficult and challenging problems."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"Management outside of our division had no long term vision of where to go. Company did not know how to handle groups that produced products (hardware & software)."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Step out, take risks, have a vision of where you want to go."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electronics Technician
in Indianapolis, IN

"Great workplace, bean counter pay."

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"Great Workplace, great employees. Excellent work enviroment. The best hours."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If a good work enviroment is more important then a paycheck this is the place for you. Dont be suprised when after being a temp they offer you a pay cut to come on board."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"Unfortunately the pay is pathetic in my opinion. Turnover is low, but so is morale."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Pay your employees what they are worth. Ask the little guys how they are doing once in a while."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Director of Advisor Staffing
in Arlington, VA

"I have been a successful director of recruiting and operations for over 10 years"

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"They have a wonderful working culture. I felt like I was valued"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would say if you say to conduct yourself as professionally as you could. And to dress conservatively for your interview"

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"It is so big and many people telecommute. There was not good communication between divisions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest that they provide more training for their staff and that they met more often with their staff"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Security Architect
in McLean, VA

"great place to work. many projects to chose from and many great customers"

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"opportunities for cutting edge IT projects and so many federal customers to choose from"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good choice, just be positive and keep your skills current"

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"Before the IPO is was a slightly better small company culture"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Adhere to the principles set forth by the founder and return the company to Employee Owned"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Test Engineer
in Huntington Beach, CA

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"GREAT but lack of opportunity in Southern California (Orange County)"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know your skill set, networking and job industries, and preferred job location"

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"Again, SAIC does not have many job opportunities in Orange County,Southern California."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Drive to actual result (Nut and Bold) not just a presentation."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Task Manager
in San Diego, CA

"It's a job with a paycheck"

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"The people that are there are great - easy to build relationships with. This excludes upper management."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is a good corporation to be in to get your career started, after that move on as there is not a lot of opportunity for growth unless you are part of the in crowd."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"Upper management and the decisions that they make. Too many changes, that cause low morale."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"You preach that your people are your number one asset - show your people that, walk the walk, don't just use the words."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Software Engineer
in Abingdon, VA

"Draconian policies, flexible schedule."

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"The flexible hours; work from home capability for those who earn it."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do not settle for anything less than the average salary/rate for the area."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"The asinine policies, and non-policy draconian security restrictions on developers. Inactive Division-level management and a history of inaction from employee complaints."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please listen to developer complaints and give them the ability to do their jobs without restriction. Pay your employees at least the average rate for the area."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Technical Project Manager
in Colorado Springs, CO

"Good company, adequate wages, no upward mobility"

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"Good challenging environment and interesting technologies. Nice office buildings. as well."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Get the most you can when you initially join, raises are 2-3% only (even for outstanding reviews)"

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"Lack of upward mobility, too many chiefs and not enough Indians."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Knock down 35% of your staff, and the company would save a great deal"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Systems Specialist
in Fort Leonard Wood, MO

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"Company was a solid and large government contractor very stablr and openly traded"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"SAIC is an excellent company to work for I would gladly return to work for them but not at my former customer site."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"After 7 years of excellent support at the government facility a management change occured which change the enviroment from one of highly supportave and cooperative to a hostile and combative situation"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None SAIC management team was excellent Management team at the customer site was poor at best in the end"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Scientist
in La Jolla, CA

"Many small companies under one roof"

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"High technology environment, many diverse projects available from which to choose."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Each department is like a separate, independent company of no more than 50-60 people controlled by one manager. Each department can therefore be quite different from others."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"In highly classified projects, personnel turnover was very slow, leading to slow adoption of new technologies and continued use of many obsolete technologies."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Drafter
in North Charleston, SC

"Advanced Design Drafter"

What do you like about working at SAIC?

"Really good pople who have a wide range of experance."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you can get a secerity clarance. And if you where in the milatary big pluse."

What don't you like about working at SAIC?

"Contract job, would like it to be a long term job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire qualified pepole full time perment, so after you have trained them they do not leave."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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