At Katalyst Technologies, 92 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 185 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.89. It was published on Apr 25, 2016. 4975 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I can be myself around here.
Management is competent at running the business.
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
People care about each other here.

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: Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Evanston, Illinois US Sites: 3
Major Locations: Atlanta, Georgia; Sant Ana, California US Employees: 214
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2012

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)

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.


$110,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Computer Programmers $106,500 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Programmer Analyst
25% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 4% of an employee's salary50% Company-paid health coverage for employees
50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents $2,500 College Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k) plan
  • Pre-tax savings account


  • Free snacks during the day
  • Free lunch on a regular, daily basis
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Free beverages during the day
  • On-site package/mailing service
Holiday Party


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


  • Flexible schedule (5% use it)
  • Telecommute option (5% use it)


90 days Job-protected maternity leave45 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
90 days Job-protected paternity leave$1,000 Adoption benefit
90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents


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


  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community Involvement & Philanthropy

$10,000 Philanthropic donations in last year


  • 'VP HR' is accountable to formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Formal programs support professional development for: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Employees reentering the workforce
  • 4 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Executive Diversity

Team Building



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?

We at Katalyst are looking for talent who not only have the Subject Matter Expertise, but are Adaptable to different needs of the company, Flexible and Willing to grow with the changing needs of the company, can Multitask, Self-Starters and take responsibiity for the tasks for end to end, and be a team player.  No matter how big we grow in revenues or employee size we want employees to maintain our familial culture and entrepreneurial spirit.   

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

We like to see prospective employees show something that's uniquely them and how they can make a difference at Katalyst.  We want to see something beyond the resume which is unique to the applicant and is a reflection of their work and his/her personality.   

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

We at Katalyst are in growth mode.  We are continously looking for a Technical Sales, Technical Delivery, Project Manager, Business Analysts, and Quality Assurance specialists.  

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

Whether a position is advertised or not, we are always looking for qualified candidates who can help grow and grow with the company.  Interested candidates should send their resumes and other applicable materials to  

hiring Outlook

40 Job openings forecast for coming year 269% Job Growth
4 Average applicants per opening 155 Applications received
35 Positions filled in past year 5% New hires by employee referrals
35 New positions created 35 Jobs filled by current employees
Yes Recruits on college campuses 43 New graduates hired
9% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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