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US Defense Intelligence Agency Reviews

Updated Oct 1, 2019

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3.6
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US Defense Intelligence Agency CEO Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, USMC
Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, USMC
45 Ratings
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  • "There is a chasm between the civilian and military members of the agency(in 10 reviews)

  • "The senior leadership at DIA is not qualified(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great people to work with - Admin support below average"

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    Current Employee - Diplomatic Liaison 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people. Great mission (in most cases)

    Cons

    From getting processing visa and passport requests to waiting over a year (and counting) for admin to fix your pay and entitlements, it's been a nightmare.

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-06-04
  2. "Intelligence Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Intelligence Officer in Washington, DC

    I worked at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture and camaraderie with doing a mission with immediate impact.

    Cons

    Duplication of effort in some divisions.

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-10-02
  3. "US Defense Intelligence Agency in support of CENTCOM"

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    Current Employee - Computer Systems Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours with a good job/family ratio

    Cons

    Management heavy and not much room to grow

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-09-17
  4. "Decent gig"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Reston, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Easy work, good environment, low stress, you can cruise through a workday.

    Cons

    Nepotism, Nepotism, Nepotism. You will never see more of it in your life. It's all about who you know.

    Advice to Management

    Do away with the "No Colonel Left behind" policy where those in the military that retire hop the next day into a civilian GS-13 position.

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-07-10
  5. "Eh"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    none that are worth sayin

    Cons

    you really don't want the truth from me

    Advice to Management

    none

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-07-16
  6. "Great but needs more pay across the board"

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    Former Employee - Intelligence Analyst in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment with decent management

    Cons

    None other than salary complaints

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-05-22
  7. "Good to work"

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    Former Employee - Logistics Management Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay, incentives, travel, job, positions, education advancement

    Cons

    Fellow employees, attitudes, security, insecurity

    Advice to Management

    get ride of the kissers, they got in because they new someone

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-05-03
  8. "Excellent Opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Intelligence Officer 
    Recommends

    I have been working at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time

    Pros

    Excellent organization that takes care of its employees. Plenty of opportunites to advance or move around.

    Cons

    Over burderned with bureaucracy and inefficient processes.

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-04-24
  9. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Mission Focused employees across the agency

    Cons

    Government Bureaucracy slows things down

    Advice to Management

    Never miss an opportunity to remind your people of your mission

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-04-23
  10. "The Safeguarding of information, and facilities"

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    Current Employee - Physical Security Specialist in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Defense Intelligence Agency full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Diverse environment, and culture to work in

    Cons

    There are none that come to mind

    US Defense Intelligence Agency2019-03-21
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