DynCorp International

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DynCorp International Reviews

Updated 17 January 2015
Updated 17 January 2015
405 Reviews
3.4
405 Reviews
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James Geisler
29 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good pay compared to some of the other companies (in 29 reviews)

  • Opportunity for challenging and rewarding work in numerous areas around the world (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Long hours, Logistics(parts/materials) Living Accomodations (in 13 reviews)

  • Upper management does not communicate effectively so issues constantly arise (in 12 reviews)

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Working with true professionals was good Experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time

    Pros

    Good Money and good Working Environment

    Cons

    There is no challenge for a Professional

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Good company with opportunities for personal growth and promotions. Company has many oversees opportunities and ensures the protection of it's employees.

    Cons

    Centralized review of employee issues stifles in country management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Pretty good overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Good pay. The area manager here is good about addressing all concerns and issues with employees and takes care of them in a timely manner

    Cons

    Sometimes HR is a little disorganized.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Company for a government contractor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    good company, worked with some good people, pretty fair for a government contractor.

    Cons

    getting rehired after leaving can be next to impossible

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Lacks Vision and Communication from the CEO

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Seems to be winning again and fixing the former management team's mess-- the damage was huge. No more Flippen behavior courses and other wasteful projects that added nothing-- all gone and repairs underway.

    Cons

    The CEO needs to communicate substantially more and be project presence.Tell the company where we are and where we are going. He needs to visit offices outside of Virginia. He needs to convince us that he is prepared to lead the company through the transformation back to being strong and tell how how he plans to do it and how we can help. This is a big problem, no communication , no staff meetings-- just a back hole.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The CEO needs lead.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    The best experience so far that made me able to have the independence of working well and with my team mates.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Warehouseman in Herat (Afghanistan)
    Former Employee - Warehouseman in Herat (Afghanistan)

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

    Pros

    It brought a lot of confidence and motivation to me personally. I had the opportunity of having a good manager too

    Cons

    The trainings were adequate but not frequent enough for the whole team to benefit from it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let there be equal opportunities to all professionals

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    DynCorp AMDP/Afghanistan

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Law Enforcement Mentor/Advisor in Loy Karez, Kandahar Province (Afghanistan)
    Current Employee - Law Enforcement Mentor/Advisor in Loy Karez, Kandahar Province (Afghanistan)

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The salary was outstanding and was delivered on time every pay day.

    Cons

    Under my program, we were only allowed to have 14 days off per year which included travel time. The flight from Afghanistan to the US typically takes about 24+ hours so you lose a day or two of your vacation time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    I am ready and to meet the challenges and carry out all duties and obligations related in the position.I will use

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    I am more interested in the team welfare than own desires, ever willing to undertake new challenges and can work under pressure with least supervision.

    Cons

    I will use my professional knowledge to contribute positively to the development of the firm

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Container Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cargo Document Specialist in Khindzhakak, Kandahar Province (Afghanistan)
    Current Employee - Cargo Document Specialist in Khindzhakak, Kandahar Province (Afghanistan)

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Income, I gain lots of confidence doing this job. I learned a lot about team work and it is interesting working with people who came from different parts of the world.

    Cons

    This is just a temporary job and there's no so many promotions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    This is good company but if you compare with other companys in Afghanistan you will see salary is poor..

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cargo Document Specialist in Khindzhakak, Kandahar Province (Afghanistan)
    Current Employee - Cargo Document Specialist in Khindzhakak, Kandahar Province (Afghanistan)

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Good salary...free Visa.Ticket..own transportation in Dubai but always late you can wait 2- 3 hours on airport nobody care for you..So if you take taxy problem is solved...too easy

    Cons

    Only 30 days R&R 15 with pay..no benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many people without knowledge..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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