|By Business Wire||
|April 22, 2014 06:00 AM EDT||
Online jobs and career community Glassdoor has named government software and consulting services provider Fast Enterprises, LLC (FAST) to its 2014 Best Places to Work list. FAST is ranked eighth on Glassdoor’s 50 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For, which is based entirely on anonymous employee feedback in areas such as job satisfaction, career opportunities, pay and benefits, company culture, work-life balance, and company leadership. Glassdoor also named FAST’s managing partner, Martin Rankin, to its 2014 list of Highest Rated CEOs at Small & Mid-Sized Companies.
“We’ve always focused on building a great culture that makes our employees passionate about their careers,” said Martin Rankin, FAST’s managing partner. “There’s nothing more rewarding than receiving acknowledgement from our employees that they love working at FAST and value the way the company is managed.”
Since its inception, Denver-based FAST has seen steady growth in demand for its integrated software solutions for agencies that manage a variety of government programs, such as tax and revenue, driver licensing, vehicle registration, and unemployment insurance. The company was started in 1997 and now employs close to 500 consultants, software developers, and other professionals who provide software and services to governments worldwide.
“One of the reasons we’ve been so successful is because we hire, train, and retain some of the best talent in our business,” said James Harrison, a FAST partner. “We serve our global projects through a world-class workforce, and are continually searching for talented and motivated people to join our FAST family.”
Although the company’s headquarters and software development center are located in Denver, most employees work on-site with FAST’s government clients at agency offices in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean. These employees configure FAST’s commercial off-the-shelf software to provide a state-of-the-art solution that meets the unique requirements and objectives of agencies that serve diverse stakeholders, populations, and jurisdictions through a variety of government programs.
About Fast Enterprises
FAST works with government agencies to implement its commercial-off-the-shelf software solutions, which are based on a core system architecture that can be configured to provide agencies with the options, settings, and functions necessary for effective and efficient administration of their programs.
FAST’s software helps agencies reduce costs, enhance services, improve the efficiency of internal operations, and maximize return on investment. The company’s software solutions are browser-based, platform-independent, service-oriented-architecture-compliant, and scalable applications that run on industry standard hardware, operating systems, and relational database management systems.
Government employees use FAST’s software as the primary system for the management and administration of millions of customer accounts. Every FAST implementation project has been completed on time and on budget.
FAST’s headquarters and development center are located in Denver, Colorado. Product implementation and administrative staff are located worldwide.
For additional information or to schedule an interview with a Fast Enterprises partner or company representative, contact Beth Schattin by phone at (877) 275-3278 or by e-mail at [email protected].
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