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SAIC Reviews

Updated 25 January 2015
Updated 25 January 2015
1,181 Reviews
3.5
1,181 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance good / Not Micro Managed unless your not meeting deadlines (in 50 reviews)

  • Good benefits and lots of opportunities to expand your skill set (in 66 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management doesn't know (or is not saying) what they see for the future for SAIC (in 36 reviews)

  • No loyalty from senior management as to long-term, mid-level employees (in 33 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    good company

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    Former Employee - Database Administrator in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Database Administrator in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    good company to work with. good work life balance

    Cons

    no major cons to report ...

    Recommends
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    SAIC simply one of the best companies to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Bangalore

    I worked at SAIC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    SAIC has a very good Culture, the Managers are good, easily approachable. Facilities too are very good inside the company. Shift allowances too are ok

    Cons

    Not much of Cons to think off, but being not such a big company, there aren't much of projects and they aren't keen to spend much on trainings

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Best company for freshers to start with

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Noida
    Former Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Noida

    I worked at SAIC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Grooming is perfect for the freshers. There's a lot to learn

    Cons

    They lacked behind in good HR Practices

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep Going!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good Place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bangalore

    I have been working at SAIC

    Pros

    Good salary
    Onsite oppurtunities in some projects
    Good allowances
    Free food
    Good facilities
    No work pressure
    Good work culture

    Cons

    Technical growth is not much
    Management is not good in renewing the existing projects/getting new projects
    HR team is not so good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    HR should be more employee firendly.
    Try to get new projects

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Software Developer in SAIC, Bangalore

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bangalore

    I have been working at SAIC

    Pros

    SAIC is a very comfortable place to work in. You would never have to spend more than 9 hours in office. In case you do work in shifts that ends at 10:30 in the night, you get 300-600Rs every day. The food here is very good and its FREE. The compensation is extremely good and is definitely better than any software giant in India except for the global biggies like google, Microsoft and Intel. The head count in India is low and that is one of the primary reasons you are given a lot of importance in the company. The people in the senior management are really cool and very approachable. Its a Fortune 200 company, so obviously all the systems/policies are in place. Very good for married people looking to settle in bangalore/Noida. Growth is Superb.

    Cons

    The company basically caters to US Defense and other government bodies, so it does not publicizes itself and its indian head count being less, not many know about this company. So the pride associated deteriorates.
    No long term visibility
    Very little Onsite opportunities
    Lack of trainings in certain technologies, as participants would be low.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do some more offshoring, get us more clients.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work!

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

    I have been working at SAIC

    Pros

    > Free food and lots of other benefits
    > Fantastic work-life balance and very friendly management.
    > Good support from onshore colleagues
    > If you are married and want to live a peaceful life then SAIC is one of the best place in India. You can expect L2 level of support job, onsite opportunities (for specific programs).

    Cons

    > Can't expect high-end technicalities
    > No exposure to Engineering project
    > No vision from higher management resulting in loosing good contracts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys really need to understand how to retain existing projects and get new one by having a long term vision.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good management and solid plans for the future.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SAIC full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Been an employee for over 10 years, and the new SAIC has a better focus and handle on the strategy for the marketplace. The management team in place today listens and is responsive, but thin in numbers. Good opportunities for technical folks.

    Cons

    Communications with the staff is sporadic, with some programs doing well, and others leaving a void of information.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share more info with the staff. This will assist in keeping and building trust and camaraderie.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    A great company!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SAIC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Non micro managed company with room for growth and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Company saves money by transferring jobs to less expensive areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Once A Great Culture - Old SAIC

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SAIC

    Pros

    Formerly an Employee-owned Company; founded by Dr Beyster; deep technical capabilities.

    Cons

    Old SAIC abandoned the Employee-ownership model in an attempt to unlock value, in the process unbinding the employees and the special sauce from the company's bones.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Big government contractor

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security Analyst in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Security Analyst in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I have been working at SAIC full-time

    Pros

    Competitive pay, large range of positions

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are not good, benefits are expensive

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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