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Defense Contract Management Agency Reviews

Updated 4 Dec 2019

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3.8
79%
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Defense Contract Management Agency CEO David H Lewis
David H Lewis
32 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible work schedule, great benefits, lots of openings if you are willing to move(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great work schedule flexibility for most(in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "I've only actually liked the job I had the longest at DCMA, that of a Cost Monitor(in 16 reviews)

  • "There is upward mobility but you may have to move to get it or wait for it(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great agency"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Stratford, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great and exciting work life balance

    Cons

    None: salary is commensurate to work load.

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-12-04
  2. "Great Work-Life balance"

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    Current Employee - Computer Engineer in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Quality of life and work-life balance are great.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, engineers are often paid the same as people with less rigorous degrees. This has caused a great deal of turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Realize the depth of experience and education your people bring to the table and reward them accordingly. This will reduce turnover among the more coveted career fields.

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-11-24
  3. "Great place to work."

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    Former Employee - Procurement in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, the office is nice, you feel like you’re making a difference.

    Cons

    The office politics got a little out of hand.

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-11-24
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Contract Administrator 

    I have been working at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time

    Pros

    Good On the Job Training. Flexible hours

    Cons

    Employees tend to socialize a bit too much during work hours and will then complain about the work load which should be done during work hours

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-11-08
  5. "Great place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Administrator in Fort Eustis, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Ability to telework Training Opportunities Upward mobility

    Cons

    Supervisor’s lacking management skills and how to handle subordinates

    Advice to Management

    Train supervisors on people skills

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-10-31
  6. "Computer Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Wonderful Benefits. Excitement in job duties

    Cons

    Very little advancement across organization

    Advice to Management

    Work more about possibilities for advancement

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-10-27
  7. "Great Job!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ACO in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, great benefits, lots of openings if you are willing to move

    Cons

    stationary employees may find advancement difficult depending on the turnover in your office.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-10-22
  8. "Great Place To Work"

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    Current Employee - Contracting Officer 

    I have been working at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time

    Pros

    Job security, steady work, military structure, Good Pay

    Cons

    A lot of government employee laziness

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-10-17
  9. "if you want to learn about contract administration - this is the place"

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    Former Employee - Contract Specialist in Chantilly, VA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    opportunity to learn new systems

    Cons

    not much room for upward mobility

    Advice to Management

    listen to your workforce

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-10-16
  10. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Contact Administrator 

    I have been working at Defense Contract Management Agency full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Training, busy, challenging, salary, location

    Cons

    No cons found so far

    Defense Contract Management Agency2019-10-06
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