Washington Post Top Workplace

Pyramid Systems was recognized as a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2020, 2021, and 2023. This acknowledgment is based solely on employee feedback collected through an anonymous third-party survey conducted by research partner Energage, LLC. The survey evaluates various aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection. This award highlights Pyramid's commitment to creating an employee-centric environment.

USA Top Workplace

Pyramid Systems was named a USA Top Workplace award winner in 2021, 2023, and 2024. Top Workplaces USA offers national recognition for large organizations with more than 150 employees. The Top Workplaces USA award is based on Energage's confidential, research-backed employee engagement survey. Participating companies are evaluated against the industry's most robust benchmarks based on more than 17 years of culture research.


Elev8 GovCon Honoree

Pyramid Systems, Inc was recognized as an OrangeSlices’ 2024 Elev8 GovCon honoree for doingittherightway as a federal government contactor. This recognition is bestowed upon companies that have demonstrated they meet higher standards for culture, engagement and giving back which were corroborated by both an employee and partner submissions.

DHS Small Business of the Year

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded Pyramid Systems the 2018 DHS Small Business Achievement Award for its outstanding work in support of the DHS mission. The award was given in recognition of Pyramid’s remarkable results.

Pyramid provided DHS' U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with technical expertise that exceeded the customer's expectations. DHS commended Pyramid’s technical resources for exploring new, unknown, and different areas of technology, while consistently meeting quality standards and DHS security policies. For more information, read our press release.


Top 8 ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation

Pyramid Systems’ USCIS Name Check Service innovation was selected as a top 8 finalist out of 40 finalists for the 2018 ACT-IAC’s Igniting Innovation Conference and Awards. The Customer Profile Management System – Name Check Service (CPMS-NC) innovation represented a transformation of the legacy manually-intensive mainframe batch name check processes into a transactional RESTful web services solution.

More information is on Igniting Innovation website.

Great Place to Work

Pyramid Systems earned the 2019 Great Place to Work Certification based on results of an anonymous employee survey that focused on company culture, challenges, rewards, communication, and leadership. In the survey, 95 percent of employees said Pyramid was a great place to work.

For more results, see our company overview.

Women in Technology Leadership Award

Women in Technology honored Pyramid Systems’ President and Co-founder, Sherry Hwang, with its 2020 Small Business/Entrepreneur Leadership Award. The WIT Leadership Awards recognize and honor female leaders whose achievements, mentorship, and contributions to the community align with the WIT mission of advancing women in technology, from the classroom to the boardroom, in the DC Metro Area. Sherry was one of five finalists nominated in the category.  

For more information, read our press release. 

Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Award

The Government Executive Media Group honored Pyramid Systems’ President and Co-founder, Sherry Hwang, with its 2020 Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Award in the Partner category. The Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards, also known as “The Teddies,” honor distinguished federal officials and industry leaders for outstanding achievement in delivering on the government’s promise to serve the American people. 

Sherry was selected for her work at Pyramid Systems and particularly her recent work at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

Women Who Mean Business

The Washington Business Journal honored Pyramid Systems’ President and Co-founder, Sherry Hwang, with its 2019 “Women Who Mean Business Award.” Since 1999, the annual “Women Who Mean Business Awards” have recognized local women for entrepreneurship, professionalism, civic engagement, and community leadership. In 2019, only 25 women were selected from 300 nominations.

For more information, see Sherry's profile.