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. We have also been 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.

Company Awards & Recognition

  • Comparably, one of the Top 50 large companies across North America with the “Happiest Employees” and the “Best Work-Life Balance” (2020)
  • WayUp Top 100 Internship Program (2020)
  • The Washington Post “Top Workplace” Award Winner (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Ethisphere Institute’s “World’s Most Ethical Companies” Award Winner (2020, 2019, 2018, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008)
  • Virginia Values Veterans (V3) – Official V3 Certified Company (2020)
  • 2020 Women on Boards Winning “W” Award Winner (2019, 2015, 2014, 2013)
  • 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)
  • Noblis appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (2018, 2015)
  • Noblis named in the top 10 of Zippia’s list of 20 Best companies to Work For in Reston, VA (2018)
  • Noblis recognized by Fairfax County, Virginia as one of the “Best Workplaces for Commuters”. Noblis initially made the list in 2013 and in 2019 were recognized as one of the “First 100 Employers” to achieve and maintain this status since the program’s inception in 2010.
  • 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)
  • Washington Technology “Top 100 Technology Company” Award Winner (2016, 2014)
  • Noblis named finalist for SECAF’s Small Business Partner of the Year Award (2016)
  • Noblis’ BioVelocity Makes Top Four in the Northern Virginia Technology Council Destination Innovation Competition (2015)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Board Appointments

Gary Sladic, Noblis Vice President of Accounting and Finance, appointed to USGIF Board of Directors and will also serve as the Foundation’s chair of its Finance Committee (2020)

Amr ElSawy, Noblis President and CEO – named as a member of the board of directors for George Washington University (2016 to present) and named as a member of the board  for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (2015 to present)

Mark A. Simione, Noblis Senior Vice President, CFAO, and Treasurer – named as a member of the board of directors for AllComm (2018 to present)

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

Individual Recognitions

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

Mile Corrigan, Noblis Vice President of Federal Civilian Solutions 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, Noblis President and CEO, selected to Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash100 list (2018, 2016)

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


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

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

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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