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26 days ago

Software Engineer ( PERL, JAVA, JQuery, SQL )

SAIC Vienna, VA

SAIC’s Software Integration Service Line is seeking a Software Engineer to join other technical professionals in SAIC’S contract in support of the…

26 days ago

Sr. Java Developer

SAIC Vienna, VA

SAIC has an immediate opening for a Sr. Java Developer/Lead to support the Software Integration Service Line located in Vienna, VA. The candidate…

27 days ago

Monitoring System Engineer

SAIC Washington, DC

The Monitoring System Analyst will be responsible for the configuration, optimization, and operation of tools that monitor the IT enterprise of a… PostJobFree

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SAIC Chief Executive Officer Anthony Moraco
Anthony Moraco
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    A loyal long as they're billing you at 2-3x to the USG

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    Former Employee - Network Engineer III  in  Washington, DC (US)
    Former Employee - Network Engineer III in Washington, DC (US)

    I worked at SAIC as a contractor for less than a year


    It's a place to work where they give you money in exchange for your time, so that's something. There are (presumably) a lot of opportunities to move around.


    Let's face it--this place is a body shop. They throw a minimal number of bodies at a contract to keep the margins up, but will fling a bunch more at a contract when it's getting close to renewal. And you'd better hope they win it, because you've only got two weeks to find a new one if they don't, which is roughly the period of the announcement, depending on the contract. Benefits are barely average, and there are a number of mandatory meetings not billable to the customer so you're expected to "make up" that time. A lot of contracts require a clearance--if you don't have one, the opportunities dwindle rapidly.
    Work there if you must, but keep your resume updated and keep one eye on the door.

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    Understand that the company's success is predicated on the employees, not your ability to jigger numbers on a spreadsheet. Your employees have two bosses, the customer and you, so go light on the MBA nonsense and trust that your employees are doing the job you hired them for.

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