The opportunity is great - if you have a college degree.
Computer Systems Engineer/Budget Analyst (Former Employee) – Alexandria, VA – May 28, 2017
I was offered an opportunity to work as SAIC as a Systems Adminstrator and to help develop a first-responder tool for identifying situations involving chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons of mass destruction.
Positive working environment. Management treated employees fairly.
Web Design Analyst (Current Employee) – San Diego, CA – May 24, 2017
Positive working environment. Management treated employees fairly. I have worked in an Agile scrum environment for the past four years. I found the Agile environment to helpful in communicating ideas and progress goals with 15 minute, daily face to face meetings with the my development team. Working late to accomplish deadline goals was touch sometimes, but I took pleasure in it because I believed in the project and the company. Getting the opportunity to solve problems and apply innovation through my creativity was a most enjoyable experience.
Good health benefits. Positive working environment, people friendly.
I was contracted out to Goddard Space Flight Center as a Financial Analysis and an Administrative Assistant. I helped with keeping track of the budget. I was the administrative assistant to the contracted employees of SAIC on our project.
Help desk Technician (Former Employee) – Broomfield, CO – May 22, 2017
Good place to work of you can manage to get security clearance. easy work for a government contractor. good benefits and work environment. very difficult to get clearance. will go over your life with fine tooth comb.
Tricare Area Office, Enrollment Specialist (Former Employee) – Fort Gordon, GA – May 18, 2017
Working various departments. Excellent growth potential, managers support professional development. Ability to attend college to further education. Very supportive and eager to train and compliance focused.
It isn't bad if you know what you are getting into.
Program Control Analyst (Current Employee) – Huntsville, AL – May 18, 2017
Before i begin, I can only speak to my own experience so don’t take this as gospel.
They are a fan of Jobs, not Careers. If you decide to work for SAIC be prepared to stay where you are. Unless you do something incredible AND there is an open position at the time, you will not be moved up. From my own experience and watching my co-workers, they are not in the habit of promoting people.
From what I can tell there seems to be a universal understanding that this isn’t a factory. You aren’t really held to a rigid 9-5. The salary employees have flex time and they work well with the hourly employees as well.
The benefits aren’t good. Except dental. We have great dental.
The people are either the best people you will ever work with or some of the worst. Thankfully, if feels like the good people outnumber the bad.
Data Specialist (Former Employee) – Harrisburg, PA – May 15, 2017
SAIC became known as Leidos as parts of the company were split off into a different entity. During the time I was under SAIC, the position was constantly busy with work never seeing an end. I would be at work by dawn and spend the next 8-10 hours analyzing data and verifying reports. The team I collaborated with did the best that they could to get the job done while having fun doing it. Looking back today, it feels that Leidos (formerly known as SAIC) was better with the SAIC name than it is with the Leidos name. The hardest part at the time was keeping up with the onslaught of work to be done but the most enjoyable part was when the team felt accomplished enough to go out to eat for lunch once or twice a month. It made the coworkers seem more like friends than just someone from the office or an acquaintance.
Sr. Project Manager (Former Employee) – Las Vegas, NV – May 13, 2017
Cobbled together from several acquisitions with no real growth strategy. The management came from defense contracting and thought utility, petro-chemical, and heavy civil would be similar. Naw, not close. The company also changed from employee owned to publicly traded. The culture completely changed.