An Award-Winning Company

Top Workplaces 2023 The Washington Post and 2023 World's Most Ethical Companies 11-time HonoreeNoblis has received numerous workplace awards. We have been recognized numerous times as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® honorees by the Ethisphere Institute 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”, “best work-life balance” and with the “best CEO for diversity” by Comparably. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Corporate Awards
  • Named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® eleven times by the Ethisphere Institute (2023, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008)
  • Women on Boards Winning “W” award winner (2020, 2019, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Workplace Awards
  • OrangeSlices AI 2024 Elev8 GovCon Honoree (2023)
  • The Washington Post, Top Workplaces in Washington D.C. award (2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Built In, winning workplace list of Best Places to Work in Washington D.C. (2023)
  • Energage Top Workplaces Culture Awards, Excellence in Innovation, Work-Life Flexibility, Compensation & Benefits, Leadership and Purpose & Values (2023)
  • Energage, Top Workplaces USA award (2023, 2022)
  • Comparably, Best Work-Life Balance (2022, 2021)
  • Comparably, Best CEO for Diversity (2022)
  • Comparably, Best Places to Work in Washington, D.C. (2022, 2021)
  • Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards, Gold Award Winner, Category: Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy for the Noblis Experience initiative (2022)
  • WayUp Top 100 Internship Program (2021, 2020)
  • Comparably, 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)
Technology Awards
  • SAMmy: World Systems Architecting Modeling Team of the Year, awarded to a team of three Noblis employees as part of the systems architecture modeling competition and world championship at the Integrate 2023 Digital Engineering Symposium in Scottsdale, AZ (2023)
  • 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) and member of the board of directors for Women in Aviation (2022 to present), named a Women in Technology Leadership Award Winner in the Corporate: Mid Market Category (2018), named one of the Top 10 Civilian Execs to Watch by WashingtonExec (2019), named to WashingtonExec’s list of Top 35 Executives to Watch (2023), named one of the Wash100 by Executive Mosaic (2023)

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)

Deb Drake, Noblis senior vice president and chief people officer, Named a finalist for the WashingtonExec Chief Officer Awards (2023)

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); founding chair of WashingtonExec’s General Counsel Council (2021 and 2022)

Jennifer Oliver, Noblis vice president for Business Administration, named one of WashingtonExec’s Top Contracts Execs to Watch (2023)


Erica Maciejewski and Eric McCabe: Patent 11,522,783 for a System to Develop Data-Rich Network Topology

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 10,856,150 for Distributed Ledger Systems for Authenticating LTE Communications

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

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

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

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

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

Mark Sanders and Tyler Barrus: Patent 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 11,037,654 for Rapid Genomic Sequence Classification Using Probabilistic Data Structures

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

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

Noblis: Patent 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 9,595,143 for Systems, Apparatus, and Methods for Continuous Authentication

Nicholas D. Bartlow, Ph.D. and Zachary L. Hutzell: Patent 10,061,688 for Method and System to Automatically Enforce a Hybrid Branching Strategy

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

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

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

Noblis: Patent 8,700,488 for Flexible Data Store for Implementing a Streamlined Acquisition Process