QinetiQ North America Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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3.0
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QinetiQ North America President Jeff Yorsz (no image)
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  1. "Awesome technology"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Sales Engineer in Waltham, MA

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time

    Pros

    Making a difference in the battlefield

    Cons

    Tight deadlines, contracts awards are dependent on DOD.

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  2. "QinetiQ North America"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Intriguing work, lots and lots to do, intelligent coworkers with advanced skills, teaching opportunities

    Cons

    Work could be dull or tedious, company policy was not personally in line with my own ethics

  3. "Great CEO"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at QinetiQ North America full-time

    Pros

    Home and work life is great

    Cons

    Communication from the top is a little slow.

  4. "Positive"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting work. Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Need to provide more growth opportunities.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Enjoyable place to work with potential to be more"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at QinetiQ North America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Enjoy working here and compensation is good.

    Cons

    Need to weed out the good old boys

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, sub-par management"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The work this company does is super cool and helps a lot of people.

    Cons

    Resources are very poorly managed, and that poor management has contributed to a stagnant and bitter workforce.

  7. "Tough to Reflect on Well"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Computer EIT in Medicine Hat, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Kind people, access to resource, and competitive salaries.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership and a use them then get rid of them attitude

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  8. "Government Work"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer 
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Peers are great people to work with.

    Cons

    Different product teams do not understand each other - Silos Hard to get promoted in the Operations/Manufacturing group

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  9. "Reorganization Impact Corporate Structure"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time

    Pros

    For long time worked in supportive environment.

    Cons

    Reorganization necessary, little commitments to assist employees with employment search.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good people, bad leadership"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer Co-Op in Waltham, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at QinetiQ North America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good at attracting talented, passionate, and empathetic employees. My boss and others on my team were awesome mentors.

    Cons

    - They don't put the well-being of their employees first. Engineers pulled all-nighters in the office frequently when up against project deadlines. - No money or time was ever allocated to developing the software development infrastructure. The codebase was a mess. The whole process was terribly inefficient and it was very easy to see how it hurt the end product.

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