Aquilent – Why Work For Us?


Aquilent is the recognized leader in Mobile and Digital Strategy, Web Content Management,Cloud Services and Portals, shaping the next generation of technology for the federal government. We help our customers exceed the expectations of the new Digital Governmentinitiative by delivering transformative solutions that emphasize efficiency and mobility, and significantly enhance citizen engagement. In addition, our proven approach to helping customers achieve the federal government’s Cloud First policy combines technology strategy and managed services to create a roadmap for long term success.

Aquilent, a 2014 and 2015 Inc. 500|5000 company, has been recognized as a Washington Post “Top Workplaces”, five times named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Washington Business Journal, three times named an Amazon AWS Premier Consulting Partner, twice honored as a Government Contracting Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of MD, selected as a Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards “Contractor of the Year“ honoree and twice chosen as a “Top Workplace” by The Baltimore Sun. Our commitment to deliver tangible results that meet our customers’ mission objectives is underscored by our 4-Point Aquilent Advantage™, combining strategic vision and reliable execution.

undefinedAt Aquilent, you'll find yourself in the company of some of the industry's most talented teams. Not to mention genuinely friendly and supportive people who are committed to doing their best and who welcome a challenge.

There's no competition among colleagues, no rivalries between departments. We value technical experts and management equally, and believe that only by working together will we be able to provide the best solutions and services possible.

We also understand how important it is to balance work and life. In fact, you'll be amazed that a company that develops such cutting-edge technologies and processes cares for their employees with such old-fashioned loyalty.

Here are just a few ways we reward and support our team atmosphere:

Open Door Policy

Aquilent actively provides and promotes open two-way channels of communication between the employee and all levels of management

Cooperative and Supportive Environment

Our employees and management seek to:

  • Engender a cooperative and fiercely supportive spirit company-wide
  • Act as a positive catalyst to the professional development of other members of Aquilent
  • Foster a sense of community

Commitment to Work/Life Balance

  • Flexible hours
  • Generous vacation/paid time off
  • Telecommuting


  • Game room available to all employees
  • Fitness center available to all employees
  • Social events all year long
  • Casual dress policy while at corporate office
  • A safe and healthy work environment (including free flu shots)
  • Family-friendly environment

undefinedIt's not an actual place, but rather a wide range of programs designed to support all aspects of employee development. Above all, Aquilent believes that our staff is our greatest asset, and that supporting and investing in our employees will benefit the company as a whole. Therefore, we do everything in our power to provide advancement opportunities, and we expect our employees to take initiative in developing their careers.

Formal and informal opportunities to gain new skills and advance your career, include:

Aquilent 101, 201, 202 & 203 Courses

Learn all about Aquilent's processes (Aquilent Essentials) and business approach (Who We Are, What We Do and How We Do It)

Brown Bag Chats

Join this energetic forum to share information with your colleagues

Skills-Based Training

Develop or gain a new skill with either internal or external training

Professional Development

Aquilent encourages employees to enhance their capabilities by participating in professional development activities that benefit both the employee and the Company’s interest. 

  • All reasonable costs for target certifications are covered. 
  • Achievement awards for passing target certifications.
  • Reimbursement of costs to attend training courses/technical conferences.

Aquilent Reviews

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    Fire the President and find someone that knows what they are doing. Just because he's a smooth talker doesn't mean he knows how to run a business.

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    Fairly intensive. Submitted resume and was called for a phone interview with recruiter within a few days. Few days later had a phone interview with functional group consisting of 2 interviewers, in person interview followed a few days later with the previous 2 interviews plus one more person. Followed by interview with project manager and account director. Formal offer received within 3 days.

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Aquilent Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work in Washington (Large) , Washington Business Journal, 2009
Best Places to Work in Washington (Large) (#4) , Washington Business Journal, 2010
MD Gazette P&B Exceptional 53 , Gazette Newspapers, part of Post-Newsweek Media, 2010
MD Gazette P&B Exceptional 53 , Gazette Newspapers, part of Post-Newsweek Media, 2011
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Additional Info

Headquarters Laurel, MD
Size 201 to 500 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

In its role as a provider of information technology services and software to the US Federal Government, Aquilent has had a hand in such activities as getting fresh fish to market and getting stamps onto postal envelopes. It specializes in the integration and customization of Web-based software used to facilitate budget management, procurement, and content management. Projects have included the online permit issuance system for The National Marine Fisheries Service, which monitors migratory fish populations and issues permits for commercial fishing, and the Web site of ... More

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