General Dynamics Information Technology Reviews

Updated 5 Jul 2020

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3.5
66%
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79%
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General Dynamics Information Technology President  Amy Gilliland (no image)
Amy Gilliland
264 Ratings
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  • "Upper Management/HR shifting multiple times(in 57 reviews)

  • "No Cons really, but more paid Holidays would be nice(in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic people, fantastic atmosphere, brilliant location."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Bury St Edmunds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours allow me to continue with higher education.

    Cons

    Gathering necessary material at an overseas location is a painstaking process with long wait times resulting in delayed product delivery.

  2. "Great Benefits - Treats Employees well during rough times"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Network Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits package especially OCONUS. When contracts are lost GDIT gives those employees priority for applicable positions.

    Cons

    Government work producing government deliverables. The fundamental delivery of service is lost to providing security results. Jean day, pizza/ice cream party ~ move along nothing to see here.

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  3. "Shame its ending"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Manager in Rotherham, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people, simply A1. Location and environment were top notch

    Cons

    The closure of the UK business

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  4. "Lots of great opportunities"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    GDIT has been going through significant changes in the UK, my time with them provided a lot of great experiences.

    Cons

    None to mention, it's been an interesting seven years!

  5. "Annual Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Employment opportunities for retiring/separating vets

    Cons

    Consistently lower wage salary and higher deductible for medical coverages than previous federal contractor companies I previously was employed

  6. "Shockingly mismanaged in the UK"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anon in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some very conscientious staff who made up for the “get your nose to the grindstone and earn your keep” attitude and ineptitude of some of the senior management

    Cons

    Atrocious management team where bullying seemed to be the norm and a hire and fire at will attitude prevailed. They managed to run a potentially great company into the ground to the point of near closure and displayed no appreciation for hard work or dedication of many of the more junior employees

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    "Poor Senior Management"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at General Dynamics Information Technology

    Pros

    Some smart people working there- but all left due to poor management.

    Cons

    This company is a circus. It is part of a large organisation in the US but tiny in the UK. There are no strategic plans, constant fire fighting and no care for staff members. HR is appalling, do not know the law, do not know how treat their staff and more importantly have no empathy.

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  8. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Information Technology

    Pros

    Great people, great work environment. People oriented and always striving to keep employees happy.

    Cons

    Not many. Cons lay mainly with keeping the customer happy. What works for one may not work for all.

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  9. "Strong management, gives you the opportunity to showcase your skills."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Analyst in California, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Strong Management, Flexible, Goal Oriented

    Cons

    Pay not quite up to par.

  10. "Good place to work, but constantly changing"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Dynamics Information Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Employees Benefits are ok(far from the best) Systems for timekeeping/benefits/etc. are easy to manage

    Cons

    So big that you are just a number Upper Management/HR shifting multiple times

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