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Applications Software Technology Overview

Naperville, IL
201 to 500 employees
1995
Company - Private
IT Services
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
AST is an award-winning Oracle Systems Integrator with global clients and worldwide operations. AST was established on the assumption that successful implementations of enterprise-wide systems depend on an equal measure of software expertise and a complete understanding of the ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to ensure that you, as a valued client, receive the highest level of expertise and personalized service for your Enterprise Applications. We endeavor to help you realize the full benefit from your investment in software applications and integrate them seamlessly ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Wishing you & your loved ones a #HappyThanksgiving, from #TeamASTLLC!

    We hope you cran-barely contain your joy as you spend this #holiday weekend with family and friends. #Gratitude #Thankful #Thanksgiving

  • We hope everyone had a fun and safe Halloween! Per tradition, AST held its annual costume contest at the Naperville headquarters, and the winner is…

    *drumroll*

    The Yellow M&M!

    Honorable mentions go to the King of the Cloud and Beetlejuice.

    #CostumeContest #Halloween #Holiday #OfficeEvent #TeamAST

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    2018 AST Halloween Celebrations - Applications Software Technology LLC

    We hope everyone had a fun and safe Halloween! Per tradition, AST held its annual costume contest at the Naperville headquarters, with the following entries: What does the fox say? La Muerte Indiana Jones Cat in the Hat Wicked Witch...Read more ›

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Applications Software Technology – Why Work For Us?


Applications Software Technology LLC (AST) was founded in 1995 as a specialized Oracle E-Business Suite systems integrator with the objective of helping customers realize the full potential of their investment in Oracle Applications. It was based on the premise that the success of an enterprise wide system implementation depended on an equal measure of specialization, investment in employees, software expertise, and an in-depth understanding of the industries we serve and a client's unique business processes.

Over the course of our corporate history, AST has successfully built upon our long‐standing, core Oracle E‐Business Suite practice in concert with Oracle’s acquisitions and technology evolution to include award‐winning and recognized non‐ERP practice areas: Oracle Business Intelligence (BI), Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Oracle Middleware, Oracle Service‐Oriented Architecture (SOA), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Oracle Cloud Services.

We specialize in managing transformative Oracle projects and consistently deliver consulting services of the highest quality. As a result AST is recognized as a premier systems integrator and a go-to partner for Oracle.

  • Oracle Excellence Award and Public Sector Partner of the Year: 2009, 2011 and 2013
  • Oracle Software Reseller, Training and Managed Cloud Services Partner
  • Oracle Elite Platinum Partner
  • Ranked among Top Ten ERP vendors in Federal, State, and Local Government in Onvia Government ERP Market Analysis (2014)
  • No terminated or failed projects
  • 100% reference-able client base

It is about the Journey.

Focus on a rewarding experience, with:

  • Meaningful work

  • Hands-on management

  • Positive work environment

  • Growth oppurtunity

  • Trust in leadership

You. It's why we are who we are.

Our success is a testament to our team. We've won a reputable number of workplace awards in the past few years, all based on surveys and input from our employees!

We strive for excellence in our HR practices and seek oppurtunity for employee enrichment.


Growth

It’s about providing you with the most challenging and rewarding work to help you stay ahead professionally.

Camaraderie

It’s about providing opportunities to enjoy relationships and engage in business decisions. Annual AST-sponsored events and a ping-pong table in our corporate office allow us to let off steam and have fun.

Balance

It’s about understanding that family comes first. Life happens. By making a conscious effort to help you through these issues, we are able to maintain a harmonious and open work environment.

Insurance

Choose from a variety of medical insurance plans, as well as Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending, Transportation and Health Savings Accounts, Life/AD&D, Voluntary Life and Disability, and Long-Term Care.

Performance Management

We support your professional development with a strong performance management process, including appraisal of your professional development targets, such as new skills and/or training. Our Employee Recognition programs celebrate staff members on a monthly and annual basis.

Training and Mentorship

We support continuous employee growth through peer cross-training, mentoring programs and internal training sessions. Employees are asked to target one week of external training each year, as well as to identify annual certification targets, all funded by AST.

Paid Leave

Our paid leave programs include 3 weeks of paid time off (starting from your first day), 7 paid holidays and 2 paid floating holidays. Tenure is rewarded. After three full years, employees earn an additional week of vacation. At 7 full years, we offer a paid, 4-week sabbatical.

Education/Certification

Reimbursement is available for educational courses and professional association memberships. In addition, we encourage certification, frequently covering costs for study materials and exams.

Other Benefits

We offer a variety of diverse benefits, such as company-matched 401(k), employee wellness programs, pet insurance, and monthly mobile phone allowances or discounts. We have reimbursement programs for relocation, offer performance-based bonuses and reward referrals of new employees.

Applications Software Technology Reviews

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    I have been working at Applications Software Technology full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome leadership with execs that work extremely hard and don't mind getting their hands dirty!

    Cons

    Can't think of any right now

    Advice to Management

    Keep on communicating the wins and great team stories. Keep up the good work expanding the business as you have been.

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Applications Software Technology Photos

Applications Software Technology photo of: AST-Naperville Summer Event 2018
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Applications Software Technology Interviews

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    Consulting Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Applications Software Technology (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    Three phone screens then in person. Seem to just interview to keep resources in the pipeline when no real position exists. Colleagues have interviewed there multiple times and it went no where.

    Interview Questions

    • Erp related and process related. Also tested caliper. Lots of selling how great it is to work there.
      Longer than usual process.   Answer Question
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Applications Software Technology Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplaces, Chicago Tribune, 2014
  • National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, The National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2012
  • NATIONAL BEST AND BRIGHTEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR, The National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2014
  • Top Small Company Workplaces, Inc. Magazine, 2011
  • Top Workplace, Chicago Tribune, 2015
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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