An Award-Winning Company Culture

Aptima’s culture is founded on three principles: Innovation. Impact. Empathy. At our core is innovative research and development in an area most engineering companies ignore: the human component. Our mission is to impact the world in meaningful ways by bringing human-centered innovations to light. What really sets us apart is our focus on empathy. Every aspect of our culture—from our interactions and values, to our processes and policies—begins with the belief that every member of our Aptima team deserves to have their voice heard and their perspective understood. The result is an exciting, engaging, and compassionate place to work.

A Focus on Innovation and People

For more than 25 years, we’ve combined social science principles with quantitative computational methods to deliver leading-edge solutions that optimize and improve human performance. Our culture encourages every Aptimist at every level of the company to embrace an entrepreneurial and creative spirit, while providing a work environment that promotes excellence through an emphasis on continuing education and professional publication.

Learning & Development

Tuition, seminar, and conference reimbursement to help you pursue and attain your educational goals. Paid memberships for professional development. Weekly brown bags with engaging speakers. DE&I training.

Medical, Dental,
& Vision

Aptima provides competitive health coverage, including HSA & FSA plans.

401k &

Aptima’s competitive 401k plan matches $1 for $1 on the first 4% of total compensation and the company contribution vests immediately.

Paid Leave

With our generous leave program, new full-time employees start off with 4 weeks of paid leave + 2 additional weeks of floating holiday time to use.

Recognitions Awards

Aptimists have the opportunity to earn up to an additional $3,000 per year by being recognized by their peers on their accomplishments.

What We Value


We conduct our business in strict observation of regulations and laws, and we encourage honest open communication and sharing of information at all levels of the Company.


Employment decisions are based on a careful evaluation of an individual’s potential contribution to our success. Salaries, promotions, and bonuses are based on an individual’s contribution to Aptima.


We treat each other, our partners, and our customers with courtesy and respect. We respect multiple viewpoints and make the effort to empathize with others and understand their perspectives.

Quality of Work

Aptima’s long term success is based on the quality of the work that we deliver to our customers.

Creativity & Innovation

For our continued success it is essential that employees at all levels and positions contribute their best ideas.


Everyone at Aptima contributes to our success, and those contributions are not identical. We value individual differences and want everyone to achieve to their own best potential.


We value and support the key elements of teamwork: developing trust, supportive behavior (monitoring and backup), information exchange and communication, initiative, and leadership. We honor our commitments to our customers and to each other.

Aptima’s work ensures our employees stay on the cutting-edge of technology and industry developments. 

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Legally, this means: Aptima, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. Aptima, Inc.’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member). Or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful. We take steps to provide our employees, applicants, and others with whom we do business with an environment that is free of any form of discrimination and harassment (including harassment based on any of these characteristics). Aptima, Inc. will not tolerate statements or actions that create a discriminatory or harassing work environment. Nor will we tolerate any coercion, intimidation, interference or other retaliation against any member of our workforce for making a complaint in compliance with Aptima, Inc.’s policies or for assisting in any investigation of unlawful discrimination or harassment.

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