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    Defense Contractors???

    Anybody work for a defense contractor before? I have an interview with a defense contractor who is offering me a contract to work at a very prestigious scientific institution. It all seems on the up and up, but I'm very suspicious and picky in this job market. Any thoughts/advice?
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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrumpGOP View Post
    Anybody work for a defense contractor before? I have an interview with a defense contractor who is offering me a contract to work at a very prestigious scientific institution. It all seems on the up and up, but I'm very suspicious and picky in this job market. Any thoughts/advice?
    Yep, but it has been a while (last such job was in 2002). I worked for several defense contractors for a period of over 22 years as well as a brief contract for the NSA. One perk was getting a security clearance which opened up a slew of opportunities.
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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Yep, but it has been a while (last such job was in 2002). I worked for several defense contractors for a period of over 22 years as well as a brief contract for the NSA. One perk was getting a security clearance which opened up a slew of opportunities.
    Would you recommend working for a private corporation that places you in government jobs/institutions?
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    Would you recommend working for a private corporation that places you in government jobs/institutions?
    Absolutely, the pay is better than the civil servants doing the same work get and the job security is nearly as good.
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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Absolutely, the pay is better than the civil servants doing the same work get and the job security is nearly as good.
    Thanks. It seems like a golden opportunity for me to come face to face with real world developments in the scientific community of which I'll share more of here if I accept the position. I've just heard lots of horror stories about fake contracting jobs...
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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    The OPer's message is so vague that no one could give an intelligent response.

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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrumpGOP View Post
    Anybody work for a defense contractor before? I have an interview with a defense contractor who is offering me a contract to work at a very prestigious scientific institution. It all seems on the up and up, but I'm very suspicious and picky in this job market. Any thoughts/advice?
    That's a pretty wide market, government contracts for every thing from landscaping and food service to cybersecurity, weapons systems development and ship/aircraft maintenance.

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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrumpGOP View Post
    Anybody work for a defense contractor before? I have an interview with a defense contractor who is offering me a contract to work at a very prestigious scientific institution. It all seems on the up and up, but I'm very suspicious and picky in this job market. Any thoughts/advice?
    good lord do you want to be more specific lol

    your questions is basically should i try to get a job lol


    anyway the majority of my life work has been work for DOD as Test Tech, Test engineer, Lead Test Engineer and Test Manager.

    Is there somethign specific you would like to know?
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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    The OPer's message is so vague that no one could give an intelligent response.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bullseye View Post
    That's a pretty wide market, government contracts for every thing from landscaping and food service to cybersecurity, weapons systems development and ship/aircraft maintenance.
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    good lord do you want to be more specific lol

    your questions is basically should i try to get a job lol


    anyway the majority of my life work has been work for DOD as Test Tech, Test engineer, Lead Test Engineer and Test Manager.

    Is there somethign specific you would like to know?
    One poster seemed to be able to figure it out. Jeez. I can't give away much but a little reading comprehension based on his response would go a long way.
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    Re: Defense Contractors???

    Quote Originally Posted by NeverTrumpGOP View Post
    One poster seemed to be able to figure it out. Jeez. I can't give away much but a little reading comprehension based on his response would go a long way.
    figure what out LOL other posters also commented how vague your question was too LMOA

    no reading comprehension on his answer or your OP changes anything about the fact how vague, open-ended and basically meaningless your question way. In fact his answer tells you DOD covers just about anything further proving my point.
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