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  • www.dstl.gov.uk
  • Porton, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2001
  • Government
  • National Agencies
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

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At its core the role of Dstl is to provide battle-winning solutions to the problems of Defence and Security. Integrating the very best of science and technology from wherever it is found, Dstl has always delivered such solutions, maximising the impact of Science and Technology ...
Mission: The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) ensures that innovative science and technology contribute to the defence and security of the UK.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Reviews

2.8
46%
Recommend to a Friend
10%
Approve of CEO
Doug Umbers
Doug Umbers
8 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 10 years

"Great place to work but don't stay too long"

Mar 28, 2021 - Senior Engineer in Sevenoaks, England
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Privileged place of research over a wide range of disciplines with world-beating pensions

Cons

Pay and futile processes cause a steady decline in morale

Advice to Management

Address your staff's concerns
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Diversity & Inclusion at Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

3.3
(49 reviews)

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Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Interviews

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Positive73%
Negative11%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online93%
Recruiter4%
Campus Recruiting4%
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  1. Research Scientist Interview

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    Interview

    All in all a good experience but interview did not give me many details on what the job itself would involve. Didn’t get to see much of the site and labs etc
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Company Updates

November 9, 2017
Congratulations to all Dstl staff who have been recognised at the Women in Defence UK Awards 2017 and Jenni Henderson, Dstl’s former Transformation Director, on winning the Promotion of Gender Balance Award! Find out more: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQuFJ
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November 9, 2017
As part of our World Quality Day celebrations we have put together a number of videos about the importance of quality management to us as a business: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQuFS #WQD17
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Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Awards & Accolades

  • Social Media Recruitment Campaign of the YearPublic Sector People Managers Association2017
  • The Job Crowd - Top 200 UK Graduate Employers UKWork Life Balance Award2017

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Does Defence Science and Technology Laboratory offer unlimited holiday?

...Flexi time is a much liked perk to work along with what is currently a very strong pension...

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