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Abacus Technology Overview

Chevy Chase, MD
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
To be successful in today's rapidly changing business and technology environment, you need an experienced and agile partner you can trust. Abacus Technology Corporation has big business experience, without big business inefficiencies. We can tackle any ... Read more

Abacus Technology – Why Work For Us?

Just Right, By Choice.

To be successful in today's rapidly changing business and technology environment, you need an experienced and agile partner you can trust.

Abacus Technology has big business experience, without big business inefficiencies. We can tackle any challenge, effectively and with flexibility. As an independently-owned and operated business, we make decisions to exceed customer – not shareholder – expectations.

Our customers choose us for the first-time because they see our performance history and value. They choose us again because they have seen our results and know they can count on us. That's why we – and our customers – think of us as just right. We have the spirit of a small business but the resources, stability, and experience of something larger, by choice.

Our History

It was 1983. Microsoft Word and Lotus 1-2-3 were released. The World Wide Web did not exist. Sally Ride became the first American woman in space. American Motors' Renault Alliance was the Car of the Year.

1983 was also the same year, Dennis Yee, our President, decided to start Abacus Technology. He was the company's lone employee at the time, but since then, he has evolved our company from a one-contract transportation logistics consultancy to a communications and information technology firm with hundreds of employees supporting clients throughout the United States and abroad.

Abacus Technology has a 30-year history of solid, sustained business performance. Our track record of strong, organic growth and profitability —regardless of the state of the economy—is unrivaled. Our success is based on a proven history of outstanding project performance on contracts of all sizes, scope, and challenges. From the start, our reputation mattered, which is why we continue to produce and deliver quality solutions and services that are on-time and within budget.

Our people are the difference.

We value excellence, hiring individuals with a rich background of industry and functional experience. We are diverse, but we share a common passion for client service. Our broad technical talents and unique perspectives enable us to help our clients solve their most complex challenges and deliver results that prevail.

Abacus Technology employees possess superb educational backgrounds, many with advanced degrees in computer science, systems engineering, business management, and operations research. We have a wealth of commercial best practice knowledge for government and industry operating environments. Many Abacus Technology employees also hold professional certifications, including:

- Project Management Professionals
- Six Sigma Black Belts and Green Belts
- Defense Acquisition/Contract Management Professionals
- Microsoft Certified System Engineers and IT Professionals
- Cisco Certified Network Associates and Professionals
- CompTIA Professionals ... A+, Security+, Network+
- Information Assurance Managers/Technicians
- Information System Security Professionals
- ITIL Foundations Professionals
- Scrum Masters

Abacus Technology offers a full spectrum of information technology support integrated with professional services in software, systems, management, communications, and engineering analysis. Through these tailored support services, we supply our customers with innovative, value-added, and process-driven solutions for exceeding their strategic business goals through improved service delivery quality and enabling them to realize significant operational cost savings.

Enterprise Information Technology

Abacus is a premier provider of enterprise-wide IT services. We fully support end user computing and connectivity needs as well as cross domain information security in various classified and unclassified networking environments.


Join the Abacus Team

At Abacus Technology, you’ll find we’re more interested in supporting career goals than just filling an empty position. We believe in hiring staff for a career and take a long-term view when it comes to relationships with our employees. In fact more than one-fifth of our employees have been with Abacus for over ten years!

Abacus Technology strives to offer an environment where employees can achieve success. Staff are assigned to projects based on client, business, and development needs. We strive for a balance between the client or project requirements and staff’s skill sets and professional goals. As requirements evolve, we have processes to help place staff on new projects and discover new career opportunities.

Each day, we reap the rewards of enabling smart, talented people to achieve their goals while best serving the interests of our clients and our firm. That’s why we only look for professionals who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves, be innovative, and get to the business at hand.

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    Very professional company. I enjoyed the people and my job. Exciting location.


    Contract based...if the contract is not renewed, you are laid off.

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Abacus Technology (San Diego, CA) in August 2016.


    They invited 40+ people on a career day to the office. They extended an invitation to me. Twenty minutes after the planned interview time, they escorted us into a conference room for a 30+ minute group meeting, where the recruiter and CEO spoke to all of us. Then the engineering managers took all the applicants for technical jobs, only 4 of us, where they asked us questions as a group. One engineer flat out told them the situation was entirely unprofessional, and he left the room. They also started the meeting by looking at our resumes for the first time, where they told me that my background was not what they were looking for - an hour into the interview process. I couldn't agree more that this was a unprofessional and unorganized interview process.

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