An Award-Winning Company

image of logos for Top 100 Intern Programs, Top Workplaces 2022 and World's Most Ethical Companies 2021Noblis has received numerous workplace awards. We are recognized year after year as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute and as a Top Work Place by The Washington Post. We have also been recognized on Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice list of Best Places to Work and ranked among the top 50 U.S. companies with the “happiest employees” and the “best work-life balance” by Comparably. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Corporate Awards
  • Ethisphere Institute’s “World’s Most Ethical Companies” 10x Award Winner (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008)
  • 2020 Women on Boards Winning “W” Award Winner (2019, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Workplace Awards
  • Comparably, “Best Work-Life Balance” (2022)
  • Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards, Gold Award Winner, Category: “Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy” for the Noblis Experience initiative (2022)
  • The Washington Post “Top Workplace” Award Winner (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Comparably, Best CEOs for Diversity (2022)
  • Comparably, Best Places to Work in Washington, D.C. – ranked in the top five (2022)
  • Energage Top Companies in the USA award (2022)
  • Comparably, one of the Top 25 large companies across North America – and the top government contractor on the list –  with the “Best Work-Life Balance” (2021)
  • WayUp Top 100 Internship Program (2021, 2020)
  • Noblis recognized on National Top Workplaces list – #1 Nonprofit in size category 1,000-2,499 – and recognized with workplace culture awards in the areas of: empowering employees, direction, appreciation, values, innovation, top leaders, work-life flex and compensation (2021)
  • Comparably, among Top 50 large companies #1 rated “Best Place to Work” in Washington D.C. and in top 25 for “Best Engineering Teams” (2021)
  • Comparably, Amr ElSawy named as one of the Top 100 highest-rated CEOs for large companies (2020)
  • Comparably, one of the Top 50 large companies across North America with the “Happiest Employees” and the “Best Work-Life Balance” (2020)
  • Finalist, NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative service award (2020)
  • Noblis inducted into the DoD’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership (2020)
  • Virginia Values Veterans (V3) – Official V3 Certified Company (2020)
  • Noblis recognized by Fairfax County, Virginia as one of the “Best Workplaces for Commuters” (2019, 2013)
  • Noblis named in the top 10 of Zippia’s list of 20 Best Companies to Work for in Reston, VA (2018)
  • Noblis is awarded Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) by the Department of Defense (2017)
Technology Awards
  • Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Capital Cyber Award winner, category: government contractor making over $50M revenue (2022)
  • NVTC Tech 100 Honoree (2020)
  • Noblis’ Pieces of Eight (Po8) Orchestrated Autonomy Concept entered Phase 1 and 2 of the MOBI Grand Challenge:won Highest Potential Impact Award and Most Creative Award in Munich, Germany (February 2019); won Highest Potential Impact Award, Most Creative Award and Second Prize Overall in Los Angeles, California (November 2019)
  • Noblis’ Pieces of Eight (Po8) Orchestrated Autonomy Concept chosen as an Industry Innovation Winner by Washington Technology / 1105 Media as part of the Government Innovation Awards showcase which recognizes the best examples of discovery and innovation in government IT (September 2019)
Quality and Compliance
  • Noblis’ Quality Management Program met the requirements and was transitioned to the ISO 9001:2015 standard – see our compliance page for details.
  • Noblis’ Information Security Management Program met the requirements and received the ISO/IEC 27001 standard – see our compliance page for details.
  • Noblis’ Information Technology (IT) Service Management System met the requirements and received the ISO/IEC 20000-1 standard – see our compliance page for details.
  • Noblis is appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration

Board Appointments

Mile Corrigan, Noblis President and CEO – member of the board of directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (2022 to present); member of the board of directors for Women in Aviation (2022 to present); named one of the Top 10 Civilian Execs to Watch by WashingtonExec (2019); named a Women in Technology Leadership Award Winner in the Corporate: Mid Market Category (2018); named to the Washington Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 (2017)

Amr ElSawy, former Noblis President and CEO, current member Noblis Board of Trustees – member of the board of directors for George Washington University (2016 to 2022) and member of the board of directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (2015 to 2022)

Gary Sladic, Noblis Chief Financial Officer, appointed to USGIF Board of Directors and will also serve as the Foundation’s chair of its Finance Committee (2020 to present)

Individual Recognitions

Rich Jacques, Noblis Vice President of Intelligence, named one of the Top 5 Executives in Intell GovCon from Potomac Officers Club (2020)

Jordin Cohen, Ph.D., Noblis Vice President of Homeland Security – selected as a George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security senior fellow (2016 to 2019)

Lauren McGinley, Noblis Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, received the “Top General Counsel” by Executive Mosaic (2016); Appointed founding chair of WashingtonExec’s General Counsel Council (2021)


Stephen Melsom: Patent 11,423,157 for a Machine Learning System that Simulates Security Checkpoints

Charles Otto: Patent 11,275,973 for a Method to Improve AI Recognition of Low-quality Images

Dr. Karl Wunderlich: Patent 11,283,874 for a System for Collectively Optimizing Cooperative Actions Among Autonomous Connected Machines

Mychal Ivancich: Patent 11,222,712 for Primer Design Using Indexed Genomic Information

Ilya Basin: Patent 11,036,903 for Data Structures and Processing Methods for Highly Scalable Simulation Platforms

Christopher Dabo: Patent Number 10,856,150 for Distributed Ledger Systems for Authenticating LTE Communications (Continuation)

Samuel Gross, Ph.D.: Patent Number 10,855,467 for Detecting Vulnerable Encryption Keys in Network Communication Systems

Sterling Thomas et. al.: Patent Number 10,191,929 for Systems and Methods for SNP Analysis and Genome Sequencing

Matthew K. Monaco and Daniel Negrón, Ph.D.: Patent Number 10,915,654 for Data Loss Prevention (Continuation)

Matthew K. Monaco and Daniel Negrón, Ph.D.: Patent Number 10,924,502 for Network Security Using Inflated Files for Anomaly Detection

Noblis: Patent Number 11,003,933 for Multispectral Anomaly Detection

Ilya Basin: Patent Number 11,036,903 for Data Structures and Processing Methods for Highly Scalable Simulation Platforms

Mark Sanders and Tyler Barrus: Patent Number 11,055,399 for Data Recovery Through Reversal of Hash Values Using Probabilistic Data Structures

Daniel Negrón, Ph.D., Mark Sanders, and Tyler Barrus: Patent Number 11,037,654 for Rapid Genomic Sequence Classification Using Probabilistic Data Structures

Sterling Thomas, Mychal Ivancich, Nathan Dellinger: Patent Number 10,560,552 for Compression and Transmission of Genomic Information

Tyler W. Barrus: Patent Number 10,482,007 for Memory Allocation on Non-Volatile Storage

Noblis: Patent Number 10,482,336 for Face Recognition and Image Search System Using Sparse Feature Vectors, Compact Binary Vectors and Sub-Linear Search

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

Nicholas D. Bartlow, Ph.D. and Zachary L. Hutzell: Patent Number 10,061,688 for Method and System to Automatically Enforce a Hybrid Branching Strategy (Continuation of patent #9,092,224)

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

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

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