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SENTEL Corporation

HQ: Alexandria, VA   |  
SENTEL Corporation, headquartered in Alexandria, VA, is a global provider of engineering and software services to Federal, defense and commercial sector customers. We blend technology and troubleshooting to tackle our clients’ most challenging issues, helping them to achieve success today and tomorrow. We engineer, test and refine solutions that save customers money, improve defense and preparedness, chart paths to innovation, and protect lives.

Our team of talented experts specializes in Operational Support, Information Technology, Field Support, Systems Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) Support, Integrated Logistics, Perimeter and Border Security, Auditing, Test Engineering Support, Intelligence Support, and Force Protection Sensor Network Support. SENTEL harnesses employees’ dedication and experience in the areas of Program Management, Administrative and Financial Support, Systems Engineering, Information Assurance and Security, Intelligence Analysis and Operations, and Facility Management to deliver exactly what customers need on time—every time.
Founded in 1987 and with more than 500 employees, our company makes problem solving a priority. Customers turn to us for our depth of capabilities, industry expertise, and proven track record in areas such as chemical, biological and radiological defense; electromagnetic and spectrum engineering; application development; and information technology support. With more than 30 offices in the U.S., and a strong International presence, SENTEL is well positioned to serve customers around the world and across multiple industries. Our commitment to quality service and our “Deliver as Promised” mentality have been the key to our continued success and steady growth; and we work constantly to build and maintain strategic relationships with all of our customers.

SENTEL was recognized in early 2012 as one of the top businesses in Virginia and in the US in the following categories:
  • #11 in the Top 100 list of Diversity Owned Businesses in Virginia
  • #15 in the Top 100 list of Privately Held Businesses in Virginia
  • #178 in the Top 500 list of Diversity Owned Businesses in the U.S.
  • #58 in the Top 200 list of Privately Held Businesses in the U.S.

Our other recent awards include:
  • Three-time recipient of Department of Defense’s (DoD) David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award;
  • US Dept. of Navy’s Technology-to-Sea Award;
  • Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Excellence in Process Improvement Award;
  • NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) of the Year Award;
  • Technology Transfer Business Magazine 500 Fastest Growing Technology Companies;
  • American Defense Preparedness Association/U.S. Air Force (ADP/USAF) Contractor Tester of the year;
  • Black Enterprise Magazine’s Top 100 Companies;
  • Washington Business Journal’s “Fast 50” (five consecutive years);
  • Small Business Administration Subcontractor of the Year;
  • Small Business Administration Administrator’s Award for Excellence;
  • Ethisphere 2008 Government Contractor Rankings "Best Overall Ethics Programs" including #2 Best Small Company Ethics Programs, #14 Best Ethics Programs Overall, #4 Best Private Company Ethics Programs, #10 Best Training and Communications;
  • Joint Science and Technology Office Transition Team of the Year, Information Science Capability Area;
  • Northern Virginia Urban League’s Corporate Community Service Award.
Career Opportunities
SENTEL seeks people who bring the spirit of innovation, a sense of curiosity, a focus on customer service, and the highest degree of integrity to their work. If you have the drive and dedication to help clients meet their mission by finding answers to their most important issues, consider a career with us.