InnovaSystems International Reviews

Updated May 20, 2020

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3.8
77%
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92%
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InnovaSystems International Co-Founder & CEO Chris Wollerman (no image)
Chris Wollerman
30 Ratings
Pros
  • "Loyalty to employees, flexibility of schedule, work-life balance, training, friendly executives(in 13 reviews)

  • "Innova is a great place to work, Great Benefits, Awesome People, and Flexible Schedule(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Product owners are former military members that don't understand technology and hold too much control over the development process(in 4 reviews)

  • "Not a lot of room for advancement because most long-tenured employees are in management positions(in 3 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at InnovaSystems International full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The company does an excellent job providing training for employees

    Cons

    There isn't much room to grow

  2. "One of the last honest contractors"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Loyalty to employees, flexibility of schedule, work-life balance, training, friendly executives

    Cons

    Adopts new technology at the speed of government, burden of administrative tasks (goal setting, performance monitoring, leadership meetings) interferes with accomplishing your actual job description

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  3. "Benefits are lacking"

    2.0
     

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International

    Pros

    There is a camaraderie among co-workers

    Cons

    Little paid time off and no paid maternity leave

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  4. "Excellent for new graduates or candidates to get into the developer career"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Outpatient Coordinator in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working from home, Solid benefits and vacation days can get increased the longer you work here.

    Cons

    Tends to pay their entry level candidates below market, however, this is common for DoD.

  5. "The company is really great"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very flexible with schedule

    Cons

    The length of time it takes to be able to perform duties.

  6. "Relaxed Work Environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Writer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Telecommuting is a nice option to have, especially when there are more jobs that offer the work from home option. It is nice to switch it up every now and then.

    Cons

    The length of contracts with customers are short and can lead to uncertainty for one's future.

  7. Helpful (4)

    "Lifestyle business, not looking to grow"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time

    Pros

    - Great life/work balance - Benefits are decent - Employees are nice - Leadership training opportunities

    Cons

    - Very stagnant in growth - No opportunity to grow in your career - There is a lot of favoritism towards men and people that have been there awhile - There is leadership training opportunities, but you realize quickly that the organization truly doesn't practice what they preach - Very little autonomy - Old school in the way they practice performance, more around accountability and reporting versus career development and growth - even though it is presented as the latter

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place and wonderful people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The people and the culture are hard to find elsewhere.

    Cons

    Not much available for advancement

  9. "Overall Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Outstanding company, good benefits. Very good company values.

    Cons

    Slow growth opportunities to management positions.

  10. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InnovaSystems International full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Great hours. CEO cares about employees.

    Cons

    Too loyal to lower performing employees.

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