SAIC Reviews

Updated Aug 9, 2020

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3.8
79%
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86%
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SAIC CEO Nazzic Keene
Nazzic Keene
62 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Too much turmoil with upper management(in 56 reviews)

  • "Schedule is sometimes not flexible due to Military Mission Requirements(in 48 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "what does this mean?"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Contract Administrator in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    clean office, good location, some staff friendly

    Cons

    very long hours including most weekends

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  2. "A big company with many different divisions"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A big company, does lots of design and contracts for governments and industries. You get many different chances. It usually have a good balance between work and life.

    Cons

    Each division is different. The environment and culture are specific to each division. Lots of time, employees didn't have a big picture of whole company.

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  3. "Great place to get experience at out of College"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Applications Support Analyst in Regina, SK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Get great experience in areas normally not available to Jr. positions Management willing to listen Education website available for CBTs Good pay for market Group RRSP Great benefits

    Cons

    Management not always willing to work on fixing issues Lack of contracts (Canada only) Seem to be complacent when employees bring up a need to find another client to work for

  4. "Enjoyed my job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Policy Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SAIC part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility with work hours and location. Trusted by my leadership to do my job and given appropriate autonomy to execute/fulfill my responsibilities.

    Cons

    Lower than expected salary. Repeated salary and hours cuts.

  5. "Federal contract"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hampton, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good employer with solid benefits

    Cons

    Be careful and negotiate tough. Benefits are now used for winning contracts

  6. "Engineer"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at SAIC full-time

    Pros

    a decent amount of pto

    Cons

    the work was not always interesting

  7. "Great management and people"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Policy Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with highly dedicated and intelligent people day-to-day

    Cons

    The company is growing and a positive work experience often relies on who is in place as a supervisor

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good Starter Experience"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Desktop Support Technician III in Macdill AFB, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to learn, but you will need to take your own initiative.

    Cons

    Promises of promotion into more technical roles are often not met.

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  9. "SAIC review"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Task Lead in Edwards, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SAIC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company with stock options, decent medical.

    Cons

    Typical tech industry instability. If you're willing to move you'll always have a job though.

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  10. "Great Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at SAIC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company, no micro managing, everyone is helpful

    Cons

    None, no cons for me

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