SMS Press Releases

The Washington Post Names SMS a “Greater Washington Top Workplace” for the Second Year in a Row

McLean, VA | June 16th, 2017 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced today that it has been honored a Top Workplace winner by The Washington Post for a second consecutive year. The Washington Post ranks large, mid-size and small businesses operating in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area based on an employee satisfaction survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics. This survey asks employees to rate their company in 35 questions to include topics such as culture, management and organizational health.

“We are honored to have been selected by our employees as a Top Workplace winner for the second year in a row. This year we are proud to have increased our rating to be amongst the top 20 mid-size companies. We’d like to thank each of our valued employees for participating in the survey and for their dedication and commitment to SMS and our customers,” stated Melanie Shipley, Vice President of Human Resources.

A total of 3,000 companies were nominated for the award and only 150 were selected. The announcement was made on Thursday, June 15 at a ceremony in The Washington Post Live Center. The official list of the 150 companies selected will be featured in a special section of The Washington Post on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

To read more about The Washington Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces, visit

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 design, 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/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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