An Award-Winning Company

Noblis has received numerous workplace awards. We have been recognized many times as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, as one of the Best Small and Medium Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute. We have also been recognized on Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice list of Best Places to Work, and as a Top WorkPlace by The Washington Post. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Awards & Recognition

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  • The Washington Post “Top Workplace” Award Winner (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Washington Technology “Top 100 Technology Company” Award Winner (2016, 2014)
  • Ethisphere Institute’s “World’s Most Ethical Companies” Award Winner (2018, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008)
  • National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) “Corporate Growth Award” Winner (2014)
  • Glassdoor’s “Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For” Award Winner (2014)
  • 2020 Women on Boards Winning “W” Award Winner (2015, 2014, 2013)
  • Noblis named finalist for SECAF’s Small Business Partner of the Year Award (2016)
  • Noblis appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (2015)
  • Noblis’ BioVelocity Makes Top Four in the Northern Virginia Technology Council Destination Innovation Competition (2015)
  • Noblis named as finalist for Contractor of the Year for the 12th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™, and Noblis President and CEO, Amr ElSawy, named a finalist for CEO of the Year (2014)
  • Noblis’ Quality Management Program met the requirements and was transitioned to the ISO 9001:2015 standard (2017 – See our Quality Policy for details.)
  • Noblis is awarded Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) by the Department of Defense (2017)

Board Appointments

Ellen McCarthy, VP of Intelligence and Analytics, named as a member of the board of directors for the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (2018)

Amr ElSawy, Noblis President and CEO, named as a member of the board of directors for George Washington University (2016)

Amr ElSawy, Noblis President and CEO, named as a member of the board of directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (2015)

Jordin Cohen, Ph.D., Noblis Director of Homeland Security and Defense, selected as a George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security senior fellow (2015)

Individual Recognitions

Mile Corrigan, Noblis VP of Transportation and Telecommunications named to the Washington Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 (2017)

Ellen McCarthy, VP of Intelligence and Analytics, selected by Executive Mosaic for Annual Wash100 List (2017).

Ellen McCarthy, VP of Intelligence and Analytics, joins WashingtonExecs esteemed list of Top 30 Executives to Watch (2016)

Amr ElSawy, Noblis President and CEO, selected to Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash100 list (2016)

Lauren McGinley, Noblis Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, received the “Top General Counsel” by Executive Mosaic (2016)

Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee appointed to Green Business Certification Inc (GBCI) and US Green Building Council (USGBC) PEER Advisory Committee (2016)


Matt Monaco et. al.: Patent Number 8,922,342 for Systems, Apparatus, and Methods for Continuous Authentication

John Maguire: Patent Number 8,806,621 for Computer Network Security Platform

John Leigh, Ph.D. Patent Number 8,700,488 for Flexible Data Store for Implementing a Streamlined Acquisition Process

Nick Bartlow, Ph.D. and Zachary L. Hutzell: Patent Number 9,092,224 for method and Systems to Automatically Enforce a Hybrid Branching Strategy

Noblis: Patent Number 9,405,965 for Vector-based Face Recognition Algorithm and Image Search System

Victor Pollara: Patent Number 9,177,051 for Method and System for Personal Information Extraction and Modeling with Fully Generalized Extraction Contexts

Matt Monaco et al.: Patent Number 9,595,143 for Systems, Apparatus, and Methods for Continuous Authentication (continuation of patent #8,922,342)

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