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Noblis Overview

Reston, VA
1001 to 5000 employees
1996
Nonprofit Organization
Consulting
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
At Noblis, innovation is our common thread. We’re a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization dedicated to creating forward-thinking technical and advisory solutions in the public interest, “for the best of ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2014 (#29)

Company Updates

  • Congratulations to our Autonomy at Scale and Pieces of Eight team for receiving a 2019 Government – Industry Innovator Award by Washington Technology. Our innovative Pieces of Eight concept allows pick-up teams of Autonomous Machines to perform as if they have trained together extensively. If one machine in the system malfunctions, the team will self-organize to re-assign critical team functions and isolate the compromised machine.

    Read more here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMlbr

  • Looking for a comprehensive internship experience working with cutting edge technology? Noblis interns work on a variety of projects ranging from computer science and data analytics to machine learning and artificial intelligence. If you are an undergraduate, Master's, or PhD student looking for competitive pay, valuable real-world experience, and the ability to apply your coursework, Noblis is the place for you. Our students are able to work with some of the most cutting edge technologies to solve problems for our biggest clients and we are now accepting applications for our 2020 Summer Internship Program! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM4nV

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Noblis – Why Work For Us?


About Us

At Noblis, innovation is our common thread. We’re a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization dedicated to creating forward-thinking technical and advisory solutions in the public interest, “for the best of reasons.”

Noblis has grown from nearly 600 employees in 2012 to over 1,000 employees today. Our collaborative approach to challenges brings the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together to deliver cross-cutting, enduring impact on critical missions. We have an unparalleled reputation for independence and objectivity, and are dedicated to doing work that benefits the public.

Our work spans a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security and intelligence, transportation and telecommunications, citizen services, environmental sustainability, and health.


Our Hiring Process

1. Create a Profile & Submit Application: Thanks for applying! After you submit your resume, it will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. A recruiter may contact you for more information. Resumes of the most-qualified candidates will be forwarded to hiring managers, who will then select candidates to be interviewed.

2. Schedule an Interview: If you are selected, a recruiter will contact you to schedule an interview with our managers. You and the recruiter will coordinate the logistics of an on-site visit. We look forward to learning about you and your experience, skills, interests, achievements, and goals!

Our interview process includes meeting with stakeholders to review the program and better understand your skill sets and how you can fit in our team.

3. After the Interview: Hiring managers may request additional interviews for more information or for you to meet other Noblis staff.

4. The Decision: Hiring managers will make the hiring decision. If you were interviewed, a recruiter will contact you to let you know if you have or have not been selected for the position. If you were not selected, your application will still remain active in our system for future positions in your field.

5. The Offer: Congratulations! Selected candidates will receive an offer package that includes your offer letter, detailed benefits information, and miscellaneous new employee forms.

6. Your First Day: Welcome to the team! All new employees are encouraged to start on a Monday, when we typically hold our New Employee Orientation where you’ll learn about life at Noblis.

Life At Noblis

At Noblis, we’re dedicated to fostering a collaborative culture where problem solvers can work together to create innovative solutions. Our employees are challenged by the critical nature of our work, and truly care about impacting the over 30 federal agencies and over 150 healthcare facilities that we serve. Imagine life at Noblis, where you will:

  • Join a mission-based company dedicated to engaging and retaining employees. We hire for careers, not jobs.
  • Participate in Noblis Sponsored Research ideation and projects and work with others across business areas to brainstorm, propose, and create innovative solutions for anticipated client needs
  • Work in one of our state-of-the art, sustainable facilities
  • Be part of a supportive individuals who care about your success

Military & Veterans at Noblis

Noblis is proud to have members of the Reserves, National Guard, and veterans on our team and recognize the unmatched leadership and strategic talents that military service brings to our workforce. As a nonprofit organization, our core values make us a perfect fit for mission-driven individuals transitioning into civilian life. When you work with us, you have an opportunity to continue serving our nation’s most critical missions.

If you want to make a difference after transition to a civilian career, Noblis is the perfect fit for you. Join us for the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with others to help solve problems of national significance
  • Further your education through Noblis tuition assistance, professional development programs, and events
  • Network and find opportunities to explore your interests and apply your talents around the company
  • Participate in Noblis Sponsored Research ideation and projects and brainstorm, propose, and create innovative solutions for anticipated client needs

View current openings and isolate the jobs best suited to you with our military skills translator >

Noblis Reviews

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    Helpful (4)

    "Employee Focused Company with Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Noblis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits package
    Good culture
    Smart, cutting edge folks to work with.

    Cons

    Integration of the employee culture to remote sites.
    Vertical communication

    Advice to Management

    (Subsidiary) - Improve communication vertically, both ways. Implement 360 reviews without retribution so managers can understand strengths and weaknesses to communicate better up, down and across the company.

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Noblis Photos

Noblis photo of: A panel of Noblis leaders share their career triumphs, lessons learned, and advice at the first “Noblis Leans In: Navigating Your Career” event
Noblis photo of: Noblis President & CEO Amr ElSawy shakes hands with Sparky, Noblis’ Mascot
Noblis photo of: Enjoying Noblis United, a three times yearly event dedicated to bringing the company together
Noblis photo of: Noblis President & CEO Amr ElSawy fills a bag of toiletries for a local charity at Noblis United, a three times yearly event dedicated to bringing the company together
Noblis photo of: Giving back is a part of Noblis’ culture. Here, employees fill bags for local charities at Noblis United, a three times yearly event dedicated to bringing the company together
Noblis photo of: Noblis interns and employees test drones in the Noblis Internet of Things Lab.
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Noblis Interviews

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Noblis.

    Interview

    As a previous intern I pretty much know that I would get an offer prior the interview. Had 4 or 5 phone calls within 3 months. Talking about my background, my skills, and big picture of the projects that I can possibly working on.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you know asynchronous programming? Do you have experience in web development? Do you have experience using node.js, angular, ...? Go through resume and   1 Answer
    • How would you describe yourself? What is your brand and how do you think ? What are the challenges ? How do to handle multi-tasking? Would you describe a situation where you have to provide a constructive feedback?   Answer Question
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Noblis Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Technology Companies, Washington Technology, 2016
  • Top Workplaces, The Washington Post, 2019
  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2019
  • 2020 Women on Boards Winning "W" Company, 2020 Women on Boards, 2019
  • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Above and Beyond Award, US Department of Defense, 2017
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