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SMS Awarded a Top Work Place by The Washington Post for the Fourth Year

McLean, VA | June 20, 2019 – SMS, a leading IT solutions provider, and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing innovative solutions to the federal government announced today that it has been honored a Top Workplace winner by The Washington Post for a fourth consecutive year, ranking ninth amongst 55 other mid-sized companies in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area. The Washington Post ranks large, mid-size and small businesses based on an employee satisfaction survey conducted by Energage. This survey asks employees to rate their company with over 25 questions to include topics such as culture, management, and organizational health.

“We’ve created a culture that attracts the best and the brightest.  It’s a great honor when four years running, SMS employees again rate us as one of the best places to work in the DC Metropolitan Region,” said Melanie Shipley, SMS Vice President of Human Resources.  “I recognize that the DC area occupies a great job market and employees have a lot of choices.  I’m proud they continue to choose and stay with SMS in 2019 and beyond.”

Matthew Rosecan, SMS’ President commented on the award saying, “The Top Workplace recognition is a special accomplishment for us.” Rosecan added, “We’re grateful for this acknowledgment from our employees and truly appreciate the hard work, commitment, and inspiration that they bring to their jobs each day to make SMS a great place to work.”

The Washington Post Top Workplaces are evaluated based on surveys sent to staff of the employee-nominated companies. This year’s Top Workplaces surveyed more than 120,000 personnel in over 347 firms across the Washington DC Metropolitan area. For more information on the award please visit

The company’s commitment to fostering a creative and successful company culture has earned SMS numerous awards. Recently The Albuquerque Journal, ranked SMS 11th in their Top Workplace “small company” category in the statewide survey designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New Mexico.

About SMS

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission-critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, SMS has extensive expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning; design and implementation; cybersecurity; advanced data analytics; data center migration; comprehensive cloud services; agile software development; continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring; mobile platform management; and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2015 and ISO IEC 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit


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