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SMS Selected in Virginia Business’ 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia

McLean, VA | November 27, 2017 – 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 selected as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine and the Virginia Chamber of Business. Though the official ranking will not be released until February of 2018, the Virginia Business and Best Companies Group announced earlier this month that the company has made the final selection in the annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses. The 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies of which SMS will be included.

“We are very pleased that SMS was selected! SMS’ success is fueled by our outstanding employees who strive to make our customers and each other successful. Our team embodies a core value to work hard every day enabling the success of the mission for our customers,” said Melanie Shipley, SMS’ VP of Human Resources. “We are delighted to receive the award. This further illustrates the company’s principles of respect, integrity, excellence, innovation, leadership and teamwork,” added SMS’ President, Juan Hernandez.

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, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center migration, 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 and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit


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