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Celerity Overview

McLean, VA
201 to 500 employees
Ausy
2002
Subsidiary or Business Segment
IT Services
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Celerity is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to modernizing businesses efficiently while putting people at the heart of business success. We imagine, design, engineer, and deliver outcomes that lead to faster and more sustainable business results.

Mission: We imagine, design, engineer and deliver outcomes that accelerate and sustain value.

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Celerity – Why Work With Us?


To succeed in today’s climate of uncertainty, your business must be responsive to change – and being responsive means you are in transition, every single day.

Responsive businesses will thrive and create sustainable business value for customers because they’re able to see changes and shifts as opportunities – not as threats.

Celerity is a business and technology consulting firm dedicated to helping businesses respond to change—efficiently, quickly, and with focus on the customer. We specialize in digital experience, change management, and operational efficiency, and the integration between them all.

Our core values are the values that guide our success.

Courageous authenticity  |  We are willing to say things that need to be said, even when it's uncomfortable. We encourage people to speak respectfully and directly about challenges and controversial issues. We believe that a high level of authenticity leads to richer conversations resulting in better solutions. 

Empathy  |  We take the time and interest to fully understand others' thoughts and feelings. Taking time to understand our clients' hopes and fears allows us to create better, more implementable solutions. Taking time to listen and understand our teammates' opinions and points of view helps us hold deeper, more well-rounded dialogues with diversity of thought.

Intentional action  |  We spend our time wisely, focused on the actions that will make the most impact. We practice being decisive and acting with integrity, even in the midst of uncertainty. We state our desired outcomes; plan with purpose and intention; and take bold action as a result of our decisions.

Synchronicity  |  We are interconnected and working with a graceful elegance. All parts of the team are working in concert to serve the whole. There is an ease to our work and a flow in our communications that brings job and love to what we do every day. 

Perseverance  |  We welcome challenges, believe in our clients and each other and persevere on their behalf. We are resilient, scrappy, and can figure out just about anything.

 

Join a company that approaches business challenges Person to Person.

At Celerity we believe that authentic connections between businesses and people are at the heart of sustained success. We strive to live our values in every interaction; that's how we've come to be known by our clients as the consultancy that delivers impact, not ego.

Whether working at a client site, in one of our 5 offices, or teleworking, you’ll be in the company of Celerity colleagues at the top of their game - people who get a great deal of personal satisfaction not just from what they do here, but by the way they are able to do it. We’re guided every day by our mission to imagine, design, engineer, and deliver outcomes that accelerate and sustain value. 

Why Choose Celerity?

Become part of a movement.
In a world disrupted by technological advances, we guide our clients toward innovative ways to modernize, stand out, and grow.

Surround yourself with brilliance.
Between our clients and our people, you'll be surrounded by passionate people who really care about producing business results.

Find more than your next job.
From career-pathing and training support to challenging projects and the caliber of the people you interact with, Celerity supports you as you grow into your best self.

Keeping our team strong & growing

We believe in investing in our People and provide diverse options for eligible employees. Our competitive benefits packages mean you can focus on your mission, knowing that you are supported by insurance, 401(k), and flexible paid time off.

Get + Stay Healthy

Competitive health insurance packages including employee FSAs, employer contributions to HSAs, Lifestyle Spending Accounts, and commuter transit offerings to help support our employees' health and well-being.

Plan for Tomorrow, Today

Whatever your future, Celerity offers a 401(k) retirement plan and 529 savings plan.

Take Time Away

Well-rounded and rested employees are at their best! Flexible time off and holidays give our employees a chance to take the time you need to unwind.

Grow Your Education + Career

To help you grow, Celerity supports your personal and professional development through training and tuition assistance.

Enjoy our Perks

Enjoy some amazing discounted perks such as pet insurance and legal services. Celerity also pays bonus awards for employee referrals and business lead generations!

Give Back

Workplace Giving is another great opportunity to give back through meaningful charities that you select for payroll contributions. Celerity also gives back to the environment through a monthly reimbursement when using public transportation.

Celerity Reviews

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
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    I have been working at Celerity full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This company is hands down, one of the best companies I've ever worked for.. they truly do invest into their employees and their development.. they routinely bring in outside consultants to help develop their staff and their personal/professional development.. the annual performance management program is excellent and one of the most lucrative out there in the market ... they go out of their way to find things to celebrate .. new employees joining, people's achievement, etc .. free food all the time ... happy hours all the time .. this is one of the best culture's I've ever been apart of .. and I'll echo some of the other comments here... I've never worked with a smarter group of people in my 15 year career .. there is nothing to think about before joining this group

    Cons

    We do operate as a start up so the growing pains that come along with that but its expected

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing

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Celerity Interviews

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    Data Analyst Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Celerity.

    Interview

    The interview process was quick, casual and straightforward. I was an out-of-state candidate and the entire process was able to be conducted via video conferencing and took a little more than a week. There were 3 rounds plus a phone screen. Each interview was conducted as more of a conversation (no "tell me about a time where..."), just going over my experience and whether or not it was a solid and mutually beneficial fit.

    The steps were as follows:
    1) Phone screen with a recruiter (after each step there was a brief 5-10 minute touch base with the recruiter)
    2) 30 minute interview with a senior member on the team
    3) 1 hour interview with the hiring manager
    4) 1 hour interview with two VPs.

    I cannot stress enough how casual the interviews were and did not feel like they were try to quiz me on my resume.

    Interview Questions

    • What type of experience do you have with (fill in the blank) technical tool.   Answer Question
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Celerity Awards & Accolades

  • Best in Class in Animals/Wildlife and Photography, Interactive Media Awards, 2014
  • Best in Class in College, Medical, and Nonprofit, Interactive Media Awards, 2016
  • Best Intranet Design, Nielsen Norman Group, 2014
  • Site of the Year award for the Intranet category, PR Newswire, 2014
  • Gold AVA Digital Awards, Horizon Interactive Awards, 2016
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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

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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