Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe that it takes a diverse set of voices who feel included as part of the company to make us a great place to work. It is through each other’s differences we learn, grow, and thrive. Our unique experiences and backgrounds strengthen our ability to achieve great things as the Dev Technology Team. At Dev Technology, we pride ourselves on being not only a great place to work, but a place where everyone is welcomed and included. To continue to live up to this ideal and in support of our core values of Respect and Community, we commit to the following as an organization.

Workplace

We commit to hiring practices that seek diverse candidates, and to ensuring that our internal corporate programs and opportunities are available to and welcoming of all employees. We commit to making sure all employees know how to engage and feel comfortable engaging in everything the company has to offer. We also commit to listening to employees. If employees have ideas of new programs, trainings, opportunities or have concerns related to diversity, equity or inclusion, we will listen and adopt feedback to ensure continuous improvements to Dev Technology’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. In addition, we commit to pay equity, where all qualified persons are paid at the same level. To ensure this is happening we will regularly review our salary metrics and make adjustments as necessary.

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Becky Crane, Anita Hall, and Christi Porter at the Women in Technology Career Fair.

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Transcribing historic documents from the Freedmen's Bureau.

Education

“I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment. I’m here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I’m at, then I go forward to the next place.”

These are the words of Maya Angelou, a great American Poet and activist. They remind us that we must make a conscious effort to continuously do our best, learn, and grow. We commit to provide opportunities for our employees to learn about social issues including diversity, inclusion, bias and how systemic issues contribute to inequality.

Partnering

To create sustained change in our community we must create access to information and opportunities for all. We recognize that the IT industry creates jobs and opportunities that enable people to create a lifestyle that allows them to not only meet their minimum needs, but to thrive. As such, Dev Technology is committed to partnering with organizations, colleges and universities and other institutions that promote access to underrepresented communities with opportunities in IT. Partnering includes, but is not limited to, supporting recruiting and hiring, mentorship and coaching, and supporting educational initiatives.

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The South Lakes DIAMONDs visit our Reston office to hear from our team members and participate in hands-on learning.

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Volunteers serve lunch at N St Village in DC.

Community

Dev Technology will continue to support vulnerable communities through our work with non-profit organizations. Dev Technology has focused our efforts with organizations that support the homeless, women and children living in vulnerable situations, and veterans. Dev Technology commits to continue these efforts by providing financial as well as in kind support.