Awards, Certifications & Patents

An Ethical Company and a Great Place to Work

The Washington Post Top Workplaces 2023 and 2024 World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere 12-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® twelve times by the Ethisphere Institute (most recently in 2024)
Workplace Awards
  • Energage, Top Workplaces USA award (2024, 2023, 2022, 2021)
  • 2023 Military Times Best for Vets employers list
  • 2023 Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Award National Winner in the following four areas: Employee Appreciation, Employee Well-Being, Professional Development and Women-Led Organization
  • OrangeSlices AI 2024 Elev8 GovCon Honoree
  • Named on The Washington Post, Top Workplaces in Washington D.C. list ten times in a row (most recently in 2023)
  • Built In, winning workplace 2023 list of Best Places to Work in Washington D.C.
  • Energage 2023 Top Workplaces Culture Awards for Excellence in Innovation, Work-Life Flexibility, Compensation & Benefits, Leadership and Purpose & Values
  • Comparably Culture Awards, Best Work-Life Balance (2022, 2021)
  • Comparably Culture Awards, Best CEO for Diversity (2022)
  • Comparably’s Best Places to Work in Washington, D.C. (2022, 2021)
  • Brandon Hall Group 2022 Excellence Awards, Gold Award Winner, Category: Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy for the Noblis Experience initiative
  • WayUp Top 100 Internship Program (2021, 2020)
  • Virginia Values Veterans (V3) – Official V3 Certified Company
Technology Awards
  • 2023 Tech100 Honoree, Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)
  • SAMmy: 2023 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
  • Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) 2022 Capital Cyber Award winner, category: government contractor making over $50M revenue
Quality, Compliance and Certifications
  • RunCyberAssurance® software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution and its supporting platform-as-a-service have achieved the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s (FedRAMP®) Moderate Authority to Operate designation. Read our press release.
  • 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.


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