Catapult Technology

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Catapult Technology Reviews

Updated August 26, 2014
Updated August 26, 2014
25 Reviews
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25 Reviews
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  1.  

    Working for Catapult was a very positive experience.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Catapult Technology as a contractor

    Pros

    Catapult will provide you the tools you need to be successful in your career, you just need to use them. If you are a good employee and have proven yourself, they bend over backwards to ensure that you remain one of their employees, even if they have to move you to another contract if the contract you are currently on is going to expire and not be renewed.

    Cons

    Contract work is difficult and unfortunately when you are placed in a work area sometimes it is difficult to move up; you may get added responsibilities, however, unlike working in a corporate environment, it can sometimes be hard to progress, regardless of continuing education.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When taking on new contracts, look at your employee database and take into consideration the qualifications that they list; some employees have the qualifications for you to hire them for the new contract from within which will benefit you by having proven dedicated and competent employees on the new contract, which will make you look even better to the new customer, and will also give your employee a chance to expand his experience and feel as if he is truly appreciated and recognized by their employer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall very satisfied with how Catapult treated me since I was the only person located in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Desk Support Specialist II in Hato Rey, PR
    Current Employee - Service Desk Support Specialist II in Hato Rey, PR

    I have been working at Catapult Technology full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay and benefits, even though I was no covered under their Medical Plan since it did not cover Puerto Rico

    Cons

    Only 16 Universal Days to be used as Sick or Vacation. Medical plan does not cover Puerto Rico

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Tier II Support / Network Monitoring

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Network Monitoring Systems Administrator in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Network Monitoring Systems Administrator in Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at Catapult Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Small Company that treats you like family. Relaxing interview, was able to negotiate pay rate.

    Cons

    Contracted out, only interface with a few other Catapult employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A little more interaction with your employees and updates so they can be sure they are on track for a good annual evaluation and pay increase.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Mid size company with good culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Programmer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Programmer in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Catapult Technology full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice work-life balance. Good Clients and benefits

    Cons

    Proactive management. More knowledge management initiatives

    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Solid company.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at Catapult Technology full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Knowledgeable and very approachable management. Strong process-based methodology of running contracts and operations. Good pay & benefits. They do what they can to retain employees, even at contract's end.

    Cons

    Like most contractors, the company struggles to hold onto employees at end of contract. Also, they outsource their recruiting to a company based in CA. Business Development could use a boost.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    With government contracts getting the way they are and incumbents protesting awards pretty much on a de facto basis, it's probably time for Catapult (and other small to medium sized government contractors) to think of ways to diversify their revenue sources. I am impressed by some other small businesses that are dabbling in cloud based solutions and apps that can be a huge hit not only to government but to commercial customers alike. It would be good to see Catapult commit a portion of its talent to open new potential business lines in this fashion.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    WOW, I haven't worked for a company that gave out movie tickets on birthdays!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Catapult Technology as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Easy to contact! they call you back! They have knowledgeable people! They have a few get together parties each year!

    Cons

    Not sure, in 5 years with them I can't recall a snag or snafu?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what your doing! Maybe put up an alumni site for us former peoples.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company to work for. Would not hesitate to work for them again.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Chambersburg, PA
    Former Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Chambersburg, PA

    I worked at Catapult Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Learned a great deal of information. Company supported continuing education and personal growth. Pushed employees to constantly be in the process of studying for a new exam during any down-time.

    Cons

    I never got to meet any of the people in Bethesda. The contract I was on was in a different state. The new location in Chambersburg did not have ergonomic workstations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep supporting the employees with education incentives.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Position is challenging and interesting.

    Current Employee - Configuration Manager in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Configuration Manager in Fort Belvoir, VA

    I have been working at Catapult Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The best manager and comparable benefits.

    Cons

    Distance of upper management from the worker bees.

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Catapult Technology full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I have had a positive experience at Catapult Technology and I believe the company is on an up slope following their acquisition by DC Capital Partners.

    Cons

    I hope the company would be more willing to promote from within.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Friendly people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Computer Analyst in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Computer Analyst in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at Catapult Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Lots of different paths to take. Room for advancement and they will try to work with you when you are having difficulty.

    Cons

    Government contracts, with their rules. Government wants to much for very little, and the workers bear the brunt of their desires. The workers tend to end up working at their capacity all the time with very little leeway.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you are to lose a good worker, take them off the contract, and try to move them to a different one. Also make sure that your people are not doing the security work, that the Government side should be responsible for.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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