DynCorp International
3.2 of 5 251 reviews
www.dyn-intl.com McLean, VA 5000+ Employees

DynCorp International Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.2 250 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

DynCorp International Chairman & CEO Steven F. Gaffney

Steven F. Gaffney

(137 ratings)

63% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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I enjoy working here.

Cisco Voice Engineer (Current Employee)
Fort Worth, TX (US)

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

ProsAfter April 2013 working in IT got 75% better. A lot of improvements have been made within the IT department as a whole and there are good IT managers willing to give you a chance to move up if you work hard. Training is okay. Most of the training I've gotten to advance my career has been done on my own initiative, at my own expense, and on my own time. There is a lot of opportunity to learn and get experience with a wide spectrum of technologies. Not a lot of perks company wise that I can think of.

ConsAs far as job security, it's only good when there's a major war going on.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked at DI as an Administrative Assistant. In my position, I supported many departments within the company.

Administrative Assistant (Former Employee)
Dallas, TX (US)

I worked at DynCorp International full-time for more than a year

ProsAs an administrative assistant, I enjoyed the individual as well as the collaborative group training. The compensation was good. I feel if my contract would not have run out their was potential for me to grow.

ConsI really do not have anything to say negative about the leadership. I worked well with the staff. The only downside to my employment is my contract was cancelled.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to stay on track with your training programs with your employees as you provide services in support of aviation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sometimes overwhelming - but it is what it is.

Transportation Manager (Current Employee)
`Alījān (Afghanistan)

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

ProsCompensation is just about the only pro

ConsAway from home, in a war zone

Advice to Senior ManagementLet managers manage.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Stateside - great company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at DynCorp International

ProsGreat opportunities to move up

ConsMilitary environment rather than corporate world

Advice to Senior Managementlean more towards corporate type environment than military war zone mindsets.

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I worked for DI for over 13 years great company to work for.

Pilot Maintenance Test Pilot (Former Employee)
Baghdad (Iraq)

I worked at DynCorp International full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSalary, and benefits are probably the best in the industry
Flying is interesting and challenging

ConsRotations from the field to home are to long 90 days at a time.

Advice to Senior ManagementWhenever possible get a better rotation it should be cost effective.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I joined this company in Dec 2011 as Truck Driver and then promoted to Fuels Truck driver.

Truck Driver (Current Employee)
Shīndand (Afghanistan)

I have been working at DynCorp International as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsI have learnt alot and more new things that has boosted much in my exprience and in my career objective..

ConsChallenges are in plenty but i have tried to cope with the situation.It has been hot and cold,out family sight but all has been well to me.

Advice to Senior ManagementI am entitled to work at any enviroment and at very low minimum supervisor.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good first job where I gain lots of education and experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Fort Worth, TX (US)

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

ProsGreat Mentors
Opportunities to grow and advance in your career.
Educational/tuition reimbursement opportunities.
Set policies and procedures set in place for almost anything (I didn't realize how valuable this was until I worked for a company with no policies/procedures).
Great Benefits

ConsWork/life balance - at times I was working 70-80 hours per week, on-call and expected to be available 24/7.
Some favoritism
Some people in management positions did not deserve them or do a good job in them, making it more difficult for their employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementOverall I feel like this is a good company to work for, but a lot of that has to do with the department and people that you work with/for. I believe that it opened many doors for me and taught me so much.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Dyncorp int'l is the best company i have ever worked for

Tent Repair Technician (Current Employee)
Herat (Afghanistan)

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

Prosworking conditions are the best and salary is satisfying

Conssometimes you are reprimanded while you are Innocent

Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management should be more fair to all regardless of the race

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Company to get started when leaving the Armed Forces

Aircraft Mechanic (Current Employee)
Patuxent River, MD (US)

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

ProsHours of operations, Great people to work with, "By the book" maintenance.

ConsShift rotations, Ugly uniforms, Poor advancement opprotunities

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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DynCorp International have provided our customers with top quality service around the world

Aviation Maintenance Technician (Former Employee)
Mannheim (Germany)

I worked at DynCorp International full-time for more than a year

ProsPeople that make up the workforce enriches the Company with extensive real-world experience, expeditionary spirit and innovative thinking

ConsMedian pay, slow advancement opportunities, restrictive leave policy, and lack of material support in austere work locations

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove partnership with workforce, and customer by valuing relationships with the workforce

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