At Katalyst Technologies, 88 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 272 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.88. It was published on Jul 7, 2017. 6367 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
92%
 
Management is competent at running the business.
91%
 
People celebrate special events around here.
89%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
89%
 
People care about each other here.
89%
 

What They Do

We asked Katalyst Technologies to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Katalyst Technolgoies is an Emerging IT Services and Product company that addresses the Enterprise IT Needs.

About this Company

Website: http://www.katalysttech.com/ Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Evanston, Illinois, 60201 US Sites: 3
Major Locations: Atlanta, Georgia; Sant Ana, California US Employees: 320
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2011

Katalyst Technologies has been awarded:

Best Workplaces in Chicago 2017 (ranked 14)

Best Workplaces for Asian Americans 2016 (ranked 1)

Best Workplaces for Millennials 2016 (ranked 38)

Best Medium Workplaces 2016 (ranked 90)


Katalyst Atlanta Team

Perks and Programs

We asked Katalyst Technologies to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Annual Summer Picnic: We have a summer picnic for all our associates and their family members. In the past we have clowns, kid friendly activity and different ethnic foods
  • Quarterly Pot Luck Lunch: We consider Katalyst is a mini UN due the diversity of our work force from different parts of the globe. We have quarterly potluck lunches where associates bring food from that's common to their home country.
  • Diwali Gifts: Since a large part of our work force is from India, every Diwali - The festival of lights we send boxes of traditional Indian sweets to all our Indian associates. Our management team signs the card personally
  • Thanksgiving Gift: Every thanksgiving we send a $20 Butterball gift card to our all associates to celebrate thanksgiving with their loved ones.
  • Anuual Gifts: Every year we send out a special gift to all our associates to thank them for their services. Some of examples of the gifts we have given our TUMI carryon bags, FitBits, ipod's
  • Birthday Gift: Every associate is sent a goody bag for their birthday and a card signed by the management team.
  • Monday Lunches: We provide Monday lunch to all our HQ associates. The process is democratic and assign one associate to pick his/her restaurant of choice to order lunch for that week.
  • Fitness Benefit: We encourage our associates to be active and offer to cover 50% of their fitness club membership
  • Professional Development: We invest significant resources in Professional Development of Key associates. We pay for their membership dues at various organization (Executive Club of Chicago). We also encourage our key associates to sign for Mentor/Mentee program at these organizations. These programs enable our associates to learn from other industry experts
  • Community Outreach: As a company we are working with few charitable organizations (CASA, Year Up, Door Step Schools) to encourage our associates to volunteer their time. We also have our associate participate in local events (Race Against Hate) as part of our community Outreach. We are a corporate sponsor for Ravinia which provides opportunities for low income kids to enjoy music at the Ravinia festival in Chicago.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$110,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Computer Programmers $106,500 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Programmer Analyst
50% Company-paid health coverage for employees 50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
Katalyst 5K - Race Against Hate

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

Set days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (20% use it)
  • Telecommute option (25% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (50% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Monday Lunches - Empolyees get to select what/ewhere to order from Coffee, Soda, Bottled Water, Fresh Fruits, Healthy Snacks are provided for all associates)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 90 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
$1,000 Adoption benefit

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

40 hours Paid time off to volunteer $25,000 Philanthropic donations in last year
$5,000 Total company-matched employee donations in last year

Diversity

  • COO is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Employees reentering the workforce
  • 4 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Workforce Diversity

 
Treasure Hunt - Team Activity

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
Birthday Lunch - CEO

How to Get Hired

We asked Katalyst Technologies for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Our critieria for hiring associates are: Integrity, Energy, Intellect. Since we are fast growing company, we have grown 39% CARG over the past 3 years, we look for individuals who meet these critieria. We want individuals who are driven to succeed, have the intellcual curisoity to solve complex and difficult problems for our customers and have the integrity to do the right thing for our clients.   

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Demonstrate humlity, growth mindset, high energy and adaptbility since we are fast growing, fast spaced company

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We looking to hire, Analyst, Software Developers, Solutions Sales Engineers and back office team members. 

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Network with our associates through email. LinkedIn. 

hiring Outlook

110 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 47% Job Growth
1% New hires by employee referrals 10% Openings filled by current employees
45 Recent graduates hired
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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